What does ‘eat tofu’ in Chinese mean?| Chat With Chinese

By Ning Shuang, Yang Mingzhuo


In Chinese, “to eat tofu” and “to drink vinegar” have special meanings in certain context. “To eat tofu” means to flirt with or to take advantage of a girl, while “to drink vinegar” means to be jealous. In the above case, Jingwen’s parents referred to the implied meaning. Don’t get it wrong!

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