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food / CL: 種|种
foodstuff / food / provisions / CL: 種|种
  *食* | 食* | *食
to eat / food / animal feed / eclipse
  *食* | 食* | *食
to feed (a person or animal)
dining hall / CL: 個|个, 間|间
cookbook / recipe / diet / CL: , 個|个
food product / to use as food / edible
food therapy / treatment via food (TCM)
(China) Food and Drug Administration
edible salt
man-eating (beast) / to eat people / fig. to oppress the people
food chain
tonic food (food considered to be particularly healthful) / to eat such foods
index finger / mouths to feed
food cereals
diner (in a restaurant etc) / hanger-on / sponger
table vinegar
esophagus / the proper way to eat / food transportation route
food and sex / appetite and lust
lit. to eat one's words / to break a promise / to go back on one's word / to renege / unsworn testimony
state food and drug administration (SDA)
Appetite and lust are only natural (Mencius 6A:4). / By nature we desire food and sex.
restaurant / eatery
to swallow ancient learning without digesting it (idiom) / to be pedantic without having a mastery of one's subject
food processor
edible mushroom
board and lodging / room and board
food vendor's stand
cooking oil / food oil
lit. to be hardly worth eating, but it would still be a pity to discard it (idiom) / fig. some things have little to no value, yet one is still reluctant to part with them
ant-eater (several different species)
lit. food not filling the stomach (idiom) / fig. poverty-stricken
Carnivora, order of carnivores within Mammalia
cooking method
carnivorous species
man-eating shark / same as 大白鯊|大白鲨, great white shark (Carcharodon carcharias)
US Food and Drug Administration authority (FDA)
lit. to grow fat eating one's words (idiom) / fig. not to live up to one's promises
cooking oil
larder / pantry
a short moment
lit. to eat but finely ground grain and finely chopped meat (idiom, from Analects) / fig. to be fastidious about one's food
cassowary (genus Casuarius), large flightless bird native to northeastern Australia and New Guinea / CL: 隻|只
(food) ingredient
esophageal cancer
lit. to eat without tasting the food / worried or downhearted (idiom)
salary of a public official / to be in government service
quantity of food
eclipse season
food is more precious than jade and firewood more expensive than cassia (idiom) / the cost of living is very high
to eat sb's flesh and sleep on their hide (idiom); to swear revenge on sb / implacable hatred / to have sb's guts for garters
food poisoning
see 蟹獴
larder / pantry
to eat bitter fruit and lie on thorns (idiom); to share the hard life of the common people
insectivorous plant
to draw government pay / to be in public service / salary of an official

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