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mintaj

Tattoo 'Don't do drugs'?

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mintaj

hey, i think i can ask about it here,  so my friend want a tattoo "don't do drugs"  in chinese, and he asked me about translation. My question is it correct "不吸毒“?because I know drugs is also  "毒品" so what now? 
 

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roddy

The slogan you'd see on posters is usually either 拒绝毒品 or 远离毒品. I'm sure there's some Chinese idiom about a clean and healthy life which would make a better tattoo though. 

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Incidentally, friends don't let friends get Chinese character tattoos. 

 

Depends. Some friends shave their friend's eyebrows off when they are drunk. Encouring the friend to get a 拒绝毒品 tattoo would be consistent with this modus operandi.

 

As it stands, I'm quite hoping his friend will post a picture of the tattoo when it's done.

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Jim

How's about the cod literary 莫沾毒品?

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tiantianxiangshang

what about 别吸毒, 不 sounds bit wierd cos it means 'no' not 'dont'

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mintaj

he is not my best friend, more like the pearson i know few years, he wants this tattoo and he is adult so what i have to say about it  and thank you all soo much for your  help 

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mintaj

I just find out that he already done it, without waiting for me to check if it is correct or not

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Tomsima

in that case, can we get a photo of his tattoo? Im sure many of us would love to see the end result…

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Tomsima

at least they got a kind of cutesy font thing going for it...still a slightly strange and disappointing translation though.

 

shame, I was getting ready to recommend 拒绝黄赌毒 as a viable alternative 😂

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