敬酒不吃吃罰酒

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Chinese[edit]

to propose a toast; to toast not; no; (negative prefix)
 
eat; eradicate; destroy; receive; stammer
 
eat; eradicate; destroy; receive; stammer
to make someone drink as a forfeit; to drink as a result of losing a bet
trad. (敬酒不吃吃罰酒) 敬酒 罰酒
simp. (敬酒不吃吃罚酒) 敬酒 罚酒
Literally: “to drink a penalty toast after refusing to drink when toasted”.

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敬酒不吃吃罰酒

  1. to do things the hard way (as opposed to the easy way); to be compelled to do something after initially refusing

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