沙发

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沙发

  1. a sofa
    我们生活虽说富裕不愁不愁穿沙发电视机甚么别人我们!
    Wǒmen de shēnghuó suīshuō bù suàn fùyù, kě yě bù chóu chī bù chóu chuān de. Nǐ qiáo, zhè shāfā diànshìjī shènmede, biérén jiā yǒu, wǒmen jiā yě dōu yǒu lā!
    Even though one could say that our life is not considered to be affluent, yet we do not have to worry about food or clothing. Just look at things like this sofa and this TV set; other families have these things, and so do we!
  2. (slang) a metaphor for the position of being the first person to reply or comment on an online forum

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References[edit]

  • Speaking Chinese About China, Vol. 2, Chapter five dialog (话说中国) ISBN 7800521540
  • 2008, Shujuan Li, Popular Chinese Expressions (流行汉语), edition 2nd (in English/Mandarin), Beijing: Sinolingua, ISBN 978-7-80200-388-0: