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tofu / bean curd
HSK 5
jerry-built building project / lit. built on soybean dregs
to grumble / to chatter away incessantly
okara (i.e. soy pulp, a by-product of making soymilk or tofu)
jellied tofu / soft bean curd
hasty men don't get to eat hot tofu (idiom) / one just has to be patient / haste will ruin everything
to eat tofu / to flirt / to tease
tofu skin (made by drying the skin that forms on the surface of soymilk during cooking, and therefore not actually made from tofu)
fermented bean curd
stinky tofu / strong-smelling preserved beancurd / fig. rough exterior but lovable person
home-style tofu
four seasons beancurd
almond junket
mapo tofu / stir-fried beancurd in chili sauce
fish brings heat, meat brings phlegm, vegetables and tofu keep you healthy
the God of Thunder strikes bean curd / fig. to bully the weakest person / to pick on an easy target
lit. like tofu strung on horsetail, you can't lift it / fig. let's not talk of this (pun on )
to have a sharp tongue but a soft heart (idiom)
the God of Thunder strikes bean curd, a bully picks the weakest person / to pick on an easy target
lit. knife mouth but heart of bean curd; sharp tongue concealing a caring heart


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