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Chinese | Hokkien Malaysia

bo jio

Slang USED Frequently BY Everyone

It refers to people who have never invited the person who mentions it to a certain event, outing or gathering.

"你去哪儿? bo jio!"

"Where are you going? You didn't invite me!"

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Chinese | Hokkien Malaysia

Bak chiu tak stamp

Slang USED On Rare Occasion BY Almost Everyone

(eyes have been pasted over with a stamp) • Taking amusement in someone's inability to see things clearly (both literally and figuratively).

"Bak chew tak stamp?"

"Can't you see it?"

Chinese Taiwan

安安

Slang USED Very frequently BY Almost Everyone

A greeting like "hi", which you can use to replace "good morning", "good afternoon" or "good evening".

"安安,等等要一起出去嗎?"

"Hi, do you want to hang out later?"

Chinese Various countries

笨蛋

Expression USED On Occasion BY Most People

(stupid egg) • Fool or stupid idiot; can be either insulting or playful depending on context, such as whether the speaker is a stranger or a close friend.

"你讓我們輸了!你是笨蛋嗎?"

"You let us lose! Are you a stupid egg?"

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Chinese | Cantonese Hong Kong

冇眼睇

Expression USED Frequently BY Almost Everyone

(no eyes to see) • To be unable to bear the sight of something, usually to express disappointment or when something is infuriating.

"我冇眼睇."

"I can't take it anymore."

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Chinese China, Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong

Word USED Very frequently BY Everyone

(interj.) • A greeting used most frequently (and nowadays almost exclusively) on telephone calls. The greeting most directly means "Hello" and confirms the phone call has connected.

喂 ,你还在吗?

Hello, are you still there?

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Chinese Various countries

加油

Idiom USED Very frequently BY Everyone

(add oil) • Can be used by supporters to motivate a team, can be used by family and friends to encourage an individual, and can be used by those who stand in solidarity with a group.

"加油! 你能行的!"

"Add oil! You can do it!"