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Quote of the week (Mar. 29, 2010)

Mar. 30, 2010

Chūlái tōucài, zǒngshì yào huán de.
出 来   偷菜, 总 是    要    还    的。


If you steal others’ crops, you will have to pay back for that (because others will steal your crops in return; i.e., what goes around comes around).

                           —A famous Internet quote on, the Chinese version of FaceBook.

Culture Note: Many Chinese Internet users play online games and one of the games is to plant virtual crops online. They can either harvest their own crops or steal other people’s to increase their virtual fortune. 

生词 (shēngcí) Vocabulary


总是 (zǒngshì): adv always


还 (huán): v to pay back


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