Classic quotes of TV drama: A Beautiful Daughter-in-Law Era (媳妇的美好时代) episode 20/36

By | June 18, 2013

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:

我宁愿身体受苦,也不愿感情受苦。
I prefer physical suffering instead of emotional suffering.

这女的就是不能惯,这一惯,你就一辈子倒霉。
You can’t indulge woman, or you got bad luck for a whole life.

我像毛主席保证不八卦。
I promise to Chairman Mao that I will not be a gossip.

什么叫本事?把日子过痛快了,就是本事。
How is called capability? Live the life we want, that is capability.

难道男人的感情真的就像水龙头一样,说关就关吗?
Are a man’s feelings really like the tap water that can be shut it off in a sudden?

因为生理的不同,决定了对感情处理的不同。
Different physical structures decide different emotional processes.

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