吐槽 (tu cao): translation, meaning, pronunciation, examples

By | March 19, 2018

吐槽 (Chinese PinYin: [tǔ cáo]; traditional Chinese:吐槽) may mean: (1) verb. Complain; (2) verb. Find faults with sb or sth; (3) verb. Bad-mouth about sth or sb; (4) verb. Criticize; (5) noun. complaint. Literally: 吐 (spit) + 槽 (in one’s bowl). As a word borrowed from Japanese, 吐槽 is a high frequency buzzword used to describe the act of complaining or criticizing about sb or sth. It can be used in both spoken and written Mandarin Chinese. Some example phrases and expressions are: 被吐槽 (be criticized), 爱吐槽 (love complaining), 吐槽的行为 (the act of complaining), 引起吐槽 (give rise to criticism).

1. How to pronounce 吐槽?

Chinese Pinyin: [tǔ cáo]

Pronunciation examples: Please click to play the below audio.

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2. Synonyms And Antonyms of 吐槽

Synonyms: 发牢骚, 指责, 抱怨, 挟恨, 埋怨, 怀恨, 诉苦, 怨恨, 怨言, 牢骚, 衔恨

Antonyms: 感激, 感谢, 谅解, 理解

3. What are the fixed expression, collocation and idioms that contains 吐槽

Fixed expression: N/A

Collocation: 被吐槽 (be criticized), 爱吐槽 (love complaining), 吐槽的行为 (the act of complaining), 引起吐槽 (give rise to criticism),

Idioms: N/A

Terminologies: N/A

4. How to use 吐槽 in a sentence?

Below are some example sentences and quotes containing 吐槽.

4.1 两个女人继续彼此吐槽。

Translation: The two women continually bad-mouthed each other.

4.2 不要发牢骚或过度吐槽。

Translation: Do not whine or complain excessively.

4.3 总统说他们不再有理由吐槽。

Translation: The president says they no longer have reason to complain.

4.4 你的工作很轻松, 收入也很好。你没有理由吐槽。

Translation: Your job is easy and high paying. You have no reason to complain.

4.5 而除了吐槽再吐槽,我们能做的又有什么?

Translation: And rather than just complain, what else can we do about it?

4.6 认识到你多么经常的吐槽或者指责别人的错误。

Translation: Become aware of how often you complain or find fault with others.

4.7 他太能吐槽了!

Translation: He complained a lot!

4.8 他花了一个小时的时间注视着融化的冰从冰箱里滴下来,然后去隔壁跟邻居吐槽去了。

Translation: He spent an hour staring at the melting ice that dripped from his refrigerator, and then went next door to complain to his neighbor.

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