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吃不饱
Simplified 吃不饱
Traditional 喫不飽
Pin Yin
chi1 bu4 bao3
English
  • be on short commons
Examples:
1. 蜘蛛究竟杀死多少昆虫,也只能瞎猜,但蜘蛛是吃不饱的生物,不满足于一日只吃三餐这一点是肯定的。
"It is impossible to make more than the wildest guess at how many they kill, but they are hungry creatures, not content with only three meals a day. "
2. 内容贫乏 [吃不饱] 的餐食
An insubstantial meal
3. 一九五九年到一九六一年三年困难时期,工农业减产,市场上的商品很少,人民群众吃不饱饭,积极性受到严重挫伤。
During the three years of economic difficulty from 1959 through 1961, industrial and agricultural output dropped, so that commodities were in short supply. The people didn't have enough to eat, and their enthusiasm was greatly dampened.
4. 我不想吃清淡的食物,那样我吃不饱
I don't want anything light, because it won't fill me up.
5. 过去吃不饱,穿不暖,现在不仅吃饱穿暖,而且有现代化生活用品,人民是高兴的。
In the past they didn't have enough food and clothing, but now not only are they well fed and clothed, but they have modern articles for daily use, so they are pleased.
6. 有人吃不饱饭。
People who didn't have enough to eat.
7. 那男孩经常吃不饱肚子。
The boy is poorly fed.
8. 穷人从出娘胎到进棺材都吃不饱
The poor are hungry from their birth till the day they die.
9. 战俘营里因为吃不饱发生了暴动,为首的都给枪毙了。
There was a muting in the camp because they weren't given enough to eat and the ringleaders were shot.
10. 我们一直吃不饱,白天黑夜的挨饿,那滋味真可怕啊!
We've never had enough to eat and it's terrible to wake up hungry and go to sleep hungry.