食之無味,棄之可惜

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Chinese[edit]

 
eat; food; to feed; animal feed
's; him/her/it; this tasteless; dull; flat
 
abandon; relinquish; to discard; to throw away
's; him/her/it; this a shame; too bad
trad. (食之無味,棄之可惜) 無味 可惜
simp. (食之无味,弃之可惜) 无味 可惜

Etymology[edit]

Literally: some food may lack flavor, but it would still be a pity to throw it away

Pronunciation[edit]


Idiom[edit]

食之無味,棄之可惜

  1. some things have no apparent value, but one still can't bear to throw them away