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Misfortune from our mouths 祸从口入──管住嘴巴

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ID: 4164 Intermediate
In this lesson, you’ll learn useful vocabulary for nuts, seafood, milk etc that’ll come handy especially for persons with food allergies. 祸从口入 means to encounter misfortune (or in this case) to fall ill when an allergic person eats the wrong food. As the saying goes be careful of what we put in our mouths! HSK 4 - 出发 仔细 紧张 样子 HSK 5 - 海鲜 过敏 消化 毕竟 耽误
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口水直流 kǒushuǐzhíliú mouth watering
口福 kǒufú the luck to eat good food
忌口 jìkǒu abstain from certain food (as when ill); avoid certain foods; be on a diet
坚果 jiānguǒ nut
明天就出发了,想想你能吃到的那些美食我就口水直流
míngtiān jiù chūfā le ,xiǎng xiǎng nǐ néng chī dào de nàxiē měishí wǒ jiù kǒushuǐzhíliú
You’re leaving for your trip tomorrow, thinking about the good food you can eat makes me drool already.
中国菜是好吃,我就怕我没有这个口福呀。
Zhōngguó cài shì hǎochī ,wǒ jiù pà wǒ méiyǒu zhège kǒufú ya 。
Chinese food is indeed tasty but I’m afraid I don’t have the good fortune to enjoy them.
你没病没痛的,怎么会没口福呢?
nǐ méi bìng méi tòng de ,zěnme huì méi kǒufú ne ?
You’re not ill why wouldn’t you be able to eat the food?
是没生病,可我也有忌口:坚果和海鲜我吃不了,牛奶也不能喝。
shì méi shēngbìng ,kě wǒ yě yǒu jìkǒu :jiānguǒ hé hǎixiān wǒ chī bùliǎo ,niúnǎi yě bùnéng hē 。
I’m not I’ll but I have to abstain from nuts, seafood and I also cannot drink milk.
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