Classic quotes of TV drama: A Beautiful Daughter-in-Law Era (媳妇的美好时代) episode 12/36

By | June 18, 2013

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A Beautiful Daughter-in-Law Era (媳妇的美好时代) is a Chinese emotional drama which talks about an ordinary family life in urban areas in China. The story involves two households connected by marriage and explores the contemporary urban family relationship, and the new concept of marriage among the young generation born in 1980s. It is necessary to learn that due to the high housing price and fact of overcrowded urban areas in China, living together with parents after marriage becomes a common problem for many young couples, thus the story is quite real life style in China reflecting people’s true feeling sensed in every day life. Let’s share some classic quotes found in this classic Chinese TV drama:

什么叫好媳妇?好媳妇儿,就是能干活儿!
What is a good daughter-in-law? a good daughter-in-law shall be capable of jobs!

你要想找人说话,你就打一一四。
If you want to find someone to talk, dial 114 (national emergency number in China).

总感觉不是在喝补品,简直,简直就像喝钱的。
I always feel I am not drinking supplements, buy money.

你们这都叫是——螺丝壳里做道场——你弄太大了。
What you are doing is building a playground inside a shell, it is too big.

这男女之间啊,不能什么都在一起。
吃饭在一起,睡觉在一起,连工作也在一起,呼吸都困难。
A couple can not do everything together, eat together, sleep together, and even work together, then even breathing can be difficult.

女人就喜欢虚的。
Woman like virtual things.

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