滾瓜爛熟

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Chinese[edit]

to boil; to roll
 
melon; claw; gourd; squash
 
rotten, spoiled, decayed; well-cooked, overcooked, soft, mushy; broken, fragmented, shattered; low-quality, poor, lousy; to rot, decay, decompose, spoil; completely
 
familiar; skilled; ripe; done; cooked
trad. (滾瓜爛熟)
simp. (滚瓜烂熟)
Literally: “ripe as a melon that rolls from its vine”.

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Idiom[edit]

滾瓜爛熟

  1. (to know something) by heart; (recite, etc.) fluently