Classic quotes of TV drama: A Beautiful Daughter-in-Law Era (媳妇的美好时代) episode 2/36

By | June 18, 2013

A Beautiful Daughter-in-Law Era episode2

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:

八个女人也是一台戏,又蹦不出两台戏。
Even 8 women can only come up with one drama, not two (Mao Doudou replied when her parents explained to her how complex her new boyfriend’s family could be).

艺术就是冬天光脑袋,夏天戴帽子
Art is about being bareheaded in winter, wearing a hat in summer.

我那时候也没有别的想法,就觉得这辈子肯定是他的人了。然后每天和他在一起,想着跟他结婚生孩子,等老了之后2个人住一个院子,死了以后安静的葬在一起。
At that time I have no other ideas, I felt that for this life I will be his woman. Every day I stayed with him, thinking about marrying him and have children, and live in a yard when we grow old. And we can be buried together after death.

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