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Leeching off the Parents Upper Intermediate

Leeching off the Parents
Jenny, John
1534
Upper Intermediate
parents, family, argument, money, live, young people
expressing disappointment, giving reasons

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Adults that still live with their parents long past the time when they were expected to be financially independent are said to be "gnawing on the old" in Mandarin Chinese. In this lesson, hear how a member of this clan interacts with his parents (who don't particularly enjoy the gnawing).

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