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媳婦熬成婆

MandarinEdit

wife, partner
 
endure; to boil; to boil; stew; to simmer
 
finish; complete; accomplish; become; turn into; win; succeed; one tenth
grandmother; matron; mother-in-law
trad. (媳婦熬成婆) 媳婦
simp. (媳妇熬成婆) 媳妇

EtymologyEdit

Literally: A daughter-in-law who suffers will one day become a mother-in-law.

ProverbEdit

媳婦熬成婆 (traditional, Pinyin xífù áo chéng pó, simplified 媳妇熬成婆)

  1. Those who suffer, will one day get their chance; What goes around comes around.

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