The Alternative Chinese Dictionary: 字倒過來寫

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字倒過來寫 〈zì dào guò lái xiě〉 {{zh-forms}} etymology Literally "(I'll) write (my family name) upside down." pronunciation {{zh-pron }}
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  1. (slang) to eat one's hat
    • 2005: Wang Xiaofeng (王曉峰), 中年崔永元的夢想與情懷 好多觀眾實話實說後來沒有之前如果他們當初節目字倒過來寫Many viewers have said that I never did anything as good after Straight Talking. I can only laugh. If they look at the program now as it was back then and still think it's any good I'll eat my hat (lit. I'll write my surname of "Cui" upside down).

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