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to have; there is; there are; to exist; to be
|wine; liquor; spirits||this morning||intoxicated|
|simp. and trad.
Literally: If there is wine today, then today is the day to get drunk.
- c. 833-909: Luo Yin (trad. 羅隱, simpl. 罗隐), 自遣 (Self Consolation)
- describes someone with attitude of instant gratification; describes someone who never thinks about the future; here today, gone tomorrow; live for the now
- 2005: anon, 要豪宅不要孩子 白领高质量追求今朝有酒今朝醉 (They want nice homes but don't want kids, white collar workers live for the now)