用中文说: "A Bitter Pill to Swallow"
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A Bitter Pill to Swallow
Bùdé bù jiēshòu de kǔguǒ huò xiànshí
【解释】A situation or information that is unpleasant but must be accepted.
- It has always been a bitter pill for him to swallow that his younger brother seemed to have outsmarted him in every way.
Dìdì zài gè fāngmiàn dōu chāoguò tā, zhèshì tā chángjiǔ yǐlái bu dé bù jiēshòu de xiànshí.
- As a doctor, she dedicated all her time and energy to curing patients and neglected her own family and children. This is a bitter pill for her to swallow in her old age.
Zuòwéi yīshēng, tā bǎ quánbù de shíjiān hé jīnglì dōu fèngxiàn gěile bìngrén, què yīncǐ hūlüèle zìjǐ de jiātíng hé háizi. Wǎnnián shí tā chángdào le zhège kǔguǒ.