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入乡随俗

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ID: 4425 Upper Intermediate
饮食、服饰、礼仪,世界各地都有自己独特的风俗习惯。人在外地,学习和顺应当地风俗是一种尊重;不仅是人,就连一道菜都有可能“入乡随俗”。今天的课文是关于:在外国吃到中餐,中国人有什么感受?一起来学习吧!
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一言难尽 yīyánnánjìn hard to explain in a few words (idiom)
本地 běndì local
地道 dìdao authentic; genuine; typical
入乡随俗 rùxiāngsuísú When you enter a village, follow the local customs (idiom); do as the natives do; When in Rome, do as the Romans do
听说你在国外工作了呀,怎么样?吃的还习惯吗?
tīngshuō nǐ zài guówài gōngzuò le ya ,zěnmeyàng ?chī de hái xíguàn ma ?
I heard you’re working abroad, how is it? Are you used to the food?
这边的西餐是很好吃,但是中餐可就一言难尽了。
zhèbiān de xīcān shì hěn hǎochī ,dànshì Zhōngcān kě jiù yīyánnánjìn le 。
The western food here is very delicious, but the Chinese food is hard to say.
是吗?和咱们本地的中餐有什么不同呢?
shì ma ?hé zánmen běndì de Zhōngcān yǒu shénme bùtóng ne ?
Really? What are the differences with the Chinese food back home?
虽然我们在这里也能吃到地道的中餐,但是大部分中餐厅的口味则是入乡随俗,根据本地人的口味进行了改良。
suīrán wǒmen zài zhèlǐ yě néng chī dào dìdao de Zhōngcān ,dànshì dàbùfen zhōngcāntīng de kǒuwèi zé shì rùxiāngsuísú ,gēnjù běndìrén de kǒuwèi jìnxíng le gǎiliáng 。
Although we can eat authentic Chinese food here, but most Chinese restaurants have adapted to the local taste to fit in.
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