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(cooked) rice
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to prepare a meal / to cook
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  *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)
fried rice / (slang) (Tw) to have sex
to cook
New Year's Eve family dinner
meal in a partitioned box
evening meal / dinner / supper / CL: , 頓|顿, ,
lunch / CL: , 頓|顿, ,
breakfast / CL: , 頓|顿, ,
simple home-style meal / common occurrence / nothing out of the ordinary
porridge / gruel
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
to serve a meal
rice with meat and vegetables
an ordinary meal / simple home cooking
to live off a woman
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
"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 omelet
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
lunch
(coll.) to burst out laughing
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
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
risotto
to eat depending on the dish (idiom); fig. to act according to actual circumstances / to live within one's means
fan who only likes one particular member of a pop idol band
to eat / to have a meal
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
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
to live as a parasite / doing nothing to earn one's keep
food and drink
to swell on steaming (of hard rice grain)
cafeteria meal specially prepared for a group of visitors / set meal
Xinjiang lamb rice
unsavory meal taken in remembrance of past hardships / fig. poor-tasting meal
spoilt tea, leftover food (idiom); remains after a meal / crumbs from the feast
to fill one's belly before the battle (idiom)
set meal
to provide alms and rice (idiom)
to roll rice balls
lit. to offer three kinds of tea and six different dishes / to be extremely considerate towards guests (idiom)


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