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老面 (老麵)
  • [lǎomiàn]
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Comprehensive Chinese-English Dictionary

老面 [lǎomiàn]
  1. 1. noun Fermented dough that is full of living yeasts. It can be used as microbial strain in making new dough.
    冰箱里有块老面,拿出来和上新面吧。
    There is a lump of leavening dough in the refrigerator. Take it out and add fresh dough to it.

Contemporary Standard Chinese Dictionary (1 result)

老面 [lǎomiàn]
  1. 1. 发酵过的、含有活酵母菌的面团。可和于新面团中作菌种。

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在座的许多同学都是老面孔,欢迎大家再次来听我的讲座。
Many of you are old faces to me. Welcome back to my lecture.
他在老师面前显得特别卑顺。
He is very obedient in front of his teacher.
他丈母娘不喜欢他,经常在他老婆面前说他的不是。
His mother-in-law doesn't like him, and always criticizes him in front of his wife.
她在老总面前作态,让人觉得她另有所图。
She always takes a false attitude before the general manager, making others feel that she has other intentions.
在老同学面前,你没必要摆款儿!
You don't have to put on airs in front of your old classmates.
小明获得冠军,在父老乡亲面前真给他父母长脸。
Xiaoming has won the championship, earning great a honor for his parents in front of all the villagers.
这把胡琴虽然年代久远,但上面的老弦依然如新。
Though the Huqin is very old, its strings still look new.
“我真没有作弊啊!”面对老师的审问,小明不住地为自己鸣冤叫屈。
“I swear I did not cheat.” Xiaoming keeps voicing grievances facing the teachers’ interrogation.
这两个老爷子,一见面总要打拱问好。
When two old men meet each other, they will greet each other by dagong (cupping one hand in the other before the chest to show respect).

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