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吃不上
Simplified 吃不上
Traditional 吃不上
Pin Yin
chi1 bu5 shang4
English
  • unable to get anything to eat
  • to miss a meal
Examples:
1. 在新泽西州,我从来不坐在通风不良的炉前发抖。或吃不上罐头。
3 In New Jersey, I never had to shiver by a fire that wouldn't draw, or go without canned food .
2. 任何人,在连饭都吃不上的时候还能花这么多钱来立墓碑,那就不值得同情了。
Anybody who would waste precious money on tombstones when food was so dear, so almost unattainable, didn't deserve sympathy.
3. 于此看来,大概他不会穷到一日吃不上三餐。
At that maybe he is not too poor for three meals a day.
4. 可在那之前两年,他就连饭也吃不上了!
But for two year before that, shiver my timbers! the man was starving.
5. 在春天、夏天和秋天,他很快活。可是一到冬天,他便饥寒交迫,常常吃不上晚饭就上床睡觉。
During spring and summer and autumn he was very happy, but when winter came, he suffered from cold and hunger, and often went to bed without supper.
6. 快走吧, 再晚了就吃不上饭了。
Hurry up, or we'll be too late to get anything to eat.
7. 要是俺们在乡下也象你们在朝廷和法庭里这么愚蠢的话,你们就连面包也吃不上啦!
If we were as simple in the village as you are in your courts and palaces, there would soon be no wheat to make bread for you.
8. 近200万土著人在美国各大城市的大街上过日子,其中40%的人每周经常两三天吃不上东西。
Nearly 2 million aboriginals were living on streets of big cities in the United States and 40 percent of them went without food for up to three days at a time.
9. 那个流浪汉因为看到橱窗里那美味可口的食物却又吃不上而十分苦恼。
The tramp was tormented by seeing such delicious food in the shop-window.
10. 吃不上饭的,当已无处去当,卖已无处去卖——即使有东西可当或卖——因为天色已黑上来。
With the coming of night, those who hadn't earned enough for the evening meal could no longer pawn or sell anything, even supposing they still had something left.