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Eating Idioms, Part 1

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ID: QW0187 Intermediate
The Chinese word 吃 (chī) appears in a surprising number of Chinese idioms, some of which are fun, interesting, or just plain super common. There are so many of these that they get their own multi-part series, and in this lesson we start with the ones which refer to actual foods, like soft rice, or vinegar, or tofu. This lesson will be sure to whet your appetite for Chinese food idioms.
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吃素
chīsù
to eat vegetarian
我不吃肉,我是吃素的。
wǒ bù chī ròu ,wǒ shì chīsù de 。
I don't eat meat. I'm a vegetarian.
比较好欺负。
bǐjiào hǎo qīfu 。
Easy to bully.
我可不是吃素的,你要是再敢惹我,我就对你不客气。
wǒ kě bù shì chīsù de ,nǐ yàoshì zài gǎn rě wǒ ,wǒ jiù duì nǐ bù kèqì 。
I'm no weakling. If you keep messing with me, I'm going to stop being civil.
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