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[In term] Eating soil

Updated:2017-11-10 18:57:03   english.yunnan.cn

For the catchy term today, we offer you "eating soil". 

Eating soil (吃土pinyin: chī tǔ) literally means one being so poor that (s)he has nothing to eat but soil. Now young Chinese on-line shoppers often use chitu for self-mockingly lamenting that they spent far too much money, especially as the world’s biggest shopping festival – also known as Chinese Singles’ Day or 11/11 – comes.

Editor: Eric Wang

Keywords:   Eating soil