生米煮成熟飯

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Chinese[edit]

 
to be born; to give birth; life; to grow; student; raw
rice; meter to cook; to boil
 
finish; complete; accomplish; become; turn into; win; succeed; one tenth
 
familiar; skilled; ripe; done; cooked
 
food; cuisine; cooked rice; meal
trad. (生米煮成熟飯)
simp. (生米煮成熟饭)

Etymology[edit]

Literally: the raw rice has already been cooked

Pronunciation[edit]


Idiom[edit]

生米煮成熟飯

  1. a metaphor for when something is already inevitable, and there is no way to reverse it; there is no turning back; what's done is done; you can't turn back the clock
    已經生米煮成熟飯應該勇敢面對現實思量解決
    What's done is done. You should bravely face reality, and think of a solution.