Chinese Slang about Food
Aug 3, 2017 04:10
There is a Chinese proverb “吃饭皇帝大” (chī fàn huáng dì d� ), which literally means “Food is bigger than the emperor”. It shares a similar meaning with the English slang “someone’s bread and butter”, which is “Nothing is more important than eating”.

You can see how essential food is in Chinese life from this notion. It’s undeniable how Chinese people love to eat. Do you know that China has boasted one of the world’s greatest and most varied cuisines. So, it’s not surprising, that the Chinese culture is deeply influenced by “Food”, therefore, they’ve created many phrases related to it…Let’s look through it now!
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