chủ vắng nhà, gà vọc niêu tôm

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Literally "when the owner is away from home, the chicken will peck the earthenware pot of shrimp" (in Vietnam, chickens are known for their love of shrimp)

Idiom[edit]

chủ vắng nhà, vọc niêu tôm

  1. when the cat's away the mice will play

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