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饥不择食
Main
English Definitionwhen hungry, you can't pick what you eat (idiom); beggars can't be choosers; When matters are urgent, don't spend time choosing alternatives.
Simplified Script饥不择食
Traditional Script飢不擇食
Pinyinjī bù zéshí
Effective Pinyin
(After Tone Sandhi)
Same
Zhuyin (Bopomofo)ㄐㄧ ㄅㄨˋ ㄗㄜˊ ㄕˊ
Cantonese (Jyutping)gei1 bat1 zaak6sik6
Word Decomposition
hungry
(negative prefix); not; no
择食zéshíto be picky (food)

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