Classic quotes of TV drama: A Beautiful Daughter-in-Law Era (媳妇的美好时代) episode 26/36

By | June 19, 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:

旧的旧的明着把我甩了,新的新的暗着把我甩了。
The Ex broke up with me, the new hints to break up with me.

虾能监视什么呀?监视也是瞎监视。
How shrimp can monitor? Even it can, it is blind monitor (shrimp in Chinese is pronounced the same as “blind”).

人死了以后还有什么呀?还占着块地干什么呀?
What else we can have after death? What is still the purpose to occupy a piece of land?

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