The Alternative Chinese Dictionary: 巴不得

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Entry definition

巴不得 〈bā bù dé〉 {{zh-forms}} etymology ‘to wait’ + 不得 ‘unable to’. pronunciation {{zh-pron }}
verb: {{zh-verb}}
  1. (colloquial) to be only too anxious (to do something); to eagerly look forward to {{zh-usex}}
Synonyms: {{zh-l}}, {{zh-l}}

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