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吃亏
Simplified 吃亏
Traditional 吃虧
Pin Yin
chi1 kui1
English
  • to suffer losses
  • to come to grief
  • to lose out
  • to get the worst of it
  • to be at a disadvantage
  • unfortunately
Examples:
1. 不管你怎么看,我们是吃亏了。
Any way you look at it, we're on the losing side.
2. 在这样一群人中,个子小吃亏
Being small is a handicap in a crowd like this.
3. 吃亏学乖代价高,笨汉非此学不好。
Experience keeps a dear school, but fools will learn in on other.
4. 他是因为个头小吃亏了。
He was handicapped by his short stature.
5. 他不会说法语, 这使他很吃亏.
His inability to speak French puts him at a disadvantage.
6. 有的运动员若使用兴奋剂, 其他运动员就要吃亏.
If some athletes use drugs, it is unfair on/to the others.
7. 干这一行必须心狠, 谁顾别人谁吃亏.
In this business you have to be tough, and the devil take the hindmost.
8. 以礼待人不会吃亏
It pays to be polite.
9. 你在这项工程上投资, 可能要吃亏.
It would be to your disadvantage to invest in the project, ie You might lose money.
10. 为此他们迟早会吃亏的。
They will come to grief for it sooner or later.