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飢不擇食

See also: 饥不择食

ChineseEdit

hungry not; no; (negative prefix)
trad. (飢不擇食) 擇食
simp. (饥不择食) 择食
Literally: “the hungry can’t choose their own food”.

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IdiomEdit

飢不擇食

  1. beggars can't be choosers; not choosy when one is hungry or when matters are urgent