goldengrove Post time 2011-12-29 17:02:28

Chinese slang: 吃香



吃香
Be very popular.

【发音】chī xiāng

【释义】指受重视;到处受人欢迎。
Be welcome by many people everywhere.

【例1】现在中国到处需要英语教师,他们很吃香。
Now, in China, teachers of English are in good demand and have the best of it.

【例2】那位大臣当时在宫廷里很吃香。
The minister was in high favor at court at that time.


jl2315 Post time 2011-12-30 00:32:18

【释义】指受重视;到处受人欢迎。
Be welcome by many people everywhere.

吃香 can refer to local situations, so I think 到处 and "everywhere" should be taken out.

xilaren Post time 2011-12-30 01:14:22

jl2315 Post time: 2011-12-30 00:32 static/image/common/back.gif
吃香 can refer to local situations, so I think 到处 and "everywhere" should be taken out.

the second character isn't it cha2 meaning browse or investigate

1584austin Post time 2011-12-30 02:56:14

xilaren Post time: 2011-12-30 01:14 static/image/common/back.gif
the second character isn't it cha2 meaning browse or investigate

Wow you really are trying hard to learn

I can't even think to learn Chinese symbols. PY has not been such a problem for me

Really hope you master it:victory:

jl2315 Post time 2011-12-30 04:01:28

xilaren Post time: 2011-12-29 12:14 static/image/common/back.gif
the second character isn't it cha2 meaning browse or investigate

Nope.  cha2 is 查,while this one is 香(xiang1),meaning fragrant, as in 香港。

xilaren Post time 2011-12-30 04:19:01

jl2315 Post time: 2011-12-30 04:01 static/image/common/back.gif
Nope.  cha2 is 查,while this one is 香(xiang1),meaning fragrant, as in 香港。

oh yes it is the first character of banana.Damn I get angry when I forget:Q

xilaren Post time 2011-12-30 04:19:58

1584austin Post time: 2011-12-30 02:56 static/image/common/back.gif
Wow you really are trying hard to learn

I can't even think to learn Chinese symbols. PY has not b ...

you hurried to admire my chinese.As you see I made a mistake:'(
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