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

By | June 20, 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:

女大十八变,男大七十二变。
A girl changes eighteen times before reaching womanhood, men with seventy two times.

“妈,又弄那么多菜啊……我每天觉得自己特像慈禧。”
“Mom, so many dishes again …… I feel every day like the Empress.”

“对,你就是慈禧,我是小李子。”
“Yes, you are the Empress, I am little Li (eunuch).”

现在家家就这么一个孩子,可得生好了。
Now every family has only one child, it must well born.

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