‘Shang-Chi’ line lost in translation, but still a super way to say ‘wise up’ in Cantonese

Subscribe to our YouTube channel for free here: https://sc.mp/subscribe-youtube Luisa Tam teaches you how to indirectly tell someone to “eat humble pie” in Cantonese, using references to salt, rice and ginger. The phrase Ngo sik jim do gwo nei sik mai, meaning you have “eaten more salt than they have eaten rice”, spiced up conversations online after it made a controversial appearance in the new Marvel superhero film Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. Support us: https://subscribe.scmp.com Follow us on: Website: https://www.scmp.com Facebook: https://facebook.com/scmp Twitter: https://twitter.com/scmpnews Instagram: https://instagram.com/scmpnews Linkedin: https://www.linkedin.com/company/south-china-morning-post/ #scmp #SCMPOriginals #ShangChi


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