Last modified on 11 August 2014, at 07:40

巴不得

ChineseEdit

simpl. and trad.

EtymologyEdit

(to wait) +‎ 不得 (unable to).

PronunciationEdit


VerbEdit

巴不得

  1. (colloquial) to be only too anxious (to do something); to eagerly look forward to
    巴不得回家
    I can't wait for you to finally return home!

ReferencesEdit

  • "巴不得" (in Mandarin), nciku.com. URL accessed on 2009-06-18.