BY PEOPLE’S DAILY “Add oil”, a popular Chinese phrase commonly used to express encouragement, incitement, or support, has reportedly been included in the latest version of the Oxford English Dictionary. The phrase, 加油 (jia you) in Chinese, literally means inject petrol to an engine. Chinese often speak it loudly in games and competitions to encourage participants. The Oxford dictionary entry identifies “add oil” as … Continue reading Do you know “Add Oil”? And other Chinese buzzwords in Oxford English Dictionary?