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restaurant / hotel / CL: , 個|个
(cooked) rice
to prepare a meal / to cook
  *饭* | 饭* | *饭
cooked rice / CL: / meal / CL: 頓|顿 / (loanword) fan / devotee
to have a meal / to eat / to make a living
bibimbap (Korean cuisine)
fan club
fried rice / (slang) (Tw) to have sex
to cook
restaurant / CL:
rice cooker
rice ball (steamed rice formed into a ball and stuffed with various fillings) / onigiri (Japanese-style rice ball)
New Year's Eve family dinner
meal in a partitioned box
evening meal / dinner / supper / CL: , 頓|顿, ,
rice bowl / fig. livelihood / job / way of making a living
electric rice cooker
lunch / CL: , 頓|顿, ,
breakfast / CL: , 頓|顿, ,
simple home-style meal / common occurrence / nothing out of the ordinary
porridge / gruel
dining table
lunchbox / mess tin
dining hall / canteen / cafeteria
dinner party / banquet
to get or supply meals for a monthly rate / to board / to cater
pilaf (rice dish popular in many parts of the world, including Xinjiang) / pilau
pilaf (rice dish popular in many parts of the world, including Xinjiang) / pilau
to get food at a canteen
to serve (food)
plain tea and simple food / (fig.) bread and water
leftover food
leisure time (over a cup of tea, after a meal etc)
to serve a meal
rice with meat and vegetables
an ordinary meal / simple home cooking
to live off a woman
big restaurant
to make the most of one's youthfulness in one's choice of employment (e.g. modeling)
to stir-fry leftover rice / fig. to rehash the same story / to serve up the same old product
the rice is cooked / what's done is done / it's too late to change anything now (idiom)
to soak cooked rice in soup or water / cooked rice reheated in boiling water
(lit. and fig.) meal ticket
dining room / dining hall / mess hall
"meals prepared at separate stoves", slogan of the program of fiscal decentralization that began in the 1980s in the PRC
to beg (for food or money)
rice tub (from which cooked rice or other food is served) / (fig.) fathead / a good-for-nothing
rice omelet
rice dishes (on menu)
secure employment (lit. iron rice bowl)
rice au gratin
rice with meat and vegetables
meal cooked in a large pot / communal meal / (fig.) system that rewards everyone equally regardless of merit
plain cooked rice / rice with nothing to go with it
leftovers from a meal / fig. remnants handed down from others
gimbap (Korean rice roll similar in appearance to sushi) / kimbap
to push food into one's mouth using chopsticks while holding one's bowl up to one's mouth
(coll.) to be incompetent / useless / good-for-nothing
dining room for young schoolchildren unable to go home for lunch
(coll.) to burst out laughing
tearoom / canteen / cafeteria
to put some food aside for sb / to invite sb to stay for a meal / invitation to dinner
rice in gravy, typically with meat and vegetables
half-cooked rice / (fig.) half-finished job that is difficult to complete because it was not done properly in the first instance / Taiwan pr. [jia4 sheng5 fan4]
to work for a living
to ask for food / to beg
to lose one's job
secure and lucrative job
cooked and dried rice
(coll.) (of an actor with a bit part) to receive a boxed meal when one's job is done (phrase used e.g. by movie viewers when a character dies)
egg fried rice
lit. to eat from the common pot (idiom) / fig. to be rewarded the same, regardless of performance
farewell dinner party
person hired to lure customers to a restaurant
post cibum (pharm.) / to take (medicine) after a meal
to eat depending on the dish (idiom); fig. to act according to actual circumstances / to live within one's means
pet food bowl / dog bowl
fan who only likes one particular member of a pop idol band
to have eaten and drunk to one's heart's content
one can't function properly on an empty stomach (idiom) / an empty sack cannot stand upright
to eat / to have a meal
Great Wall Hotel (Beijing Sheraton 喜來登|喜来登)
the meal is remembered long after the wait is forgotten / the good things in life are worth waiting for
no thought for tea or rice (idiom); melancholic and suffering / to have no appetite
an unappealing and unsatisfying meal
lit. the raw rice is now cooked (idiom); fig. it is done and can't be changed / It's too late to change anything now. / also written 生米煮成熟飯|生米煮成熟饭
food given to Buddhist monks as alms
(fig.) guarantee of financial support for the rest of one's life
abbr. for 生米煮成熟飯|生米煮成熟饭, lit. the raw rice is now cooked (idiom); fig. it is done and can't be changed / It's too late to change anything now.
to do prison time (Tw)
to eat plain rice / (fig.) to eat and not pay for it / to sponge off others / to freeload
wine sack, food bag (idiom); useless person, only fit for guzzling and boozing
to look for a job
body double (in eating scenes)
eating comes first, then comes everything else (idiom) (Tw)
to live as a parasite / doing nothing to earn one's keep

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