enjoy your lunch

Robert-C7 January 7, 2015, 9:50 pm
I was trying to find ways to say "enjoy your lunch" and I thought maybe something like this:

zhù nǐ wǔfàn kuàilè
祝你午饭快乐
have a happy lunch

Is there a better way of expressing such sentiment? Do people in China say such things? I know you can substitute wǔcān (午餐) for wǔfàn (午饭).
enjoy your lunch
Lin-Ping January 25, 2015, 5:13 am
Robert 你好!

To be honest we don't really have that expression in Chinese but we do have an expression which is:

mànmàn chī
慢慢吃
Literally, it translates as "eat slowly" but I guess you could translate it into something more like "take your time (to enjoy your food)"

I hope this helps and keep up the good work!

- Lin Ping
enjoy your lunch
Robert-C7 January 25, 2015, 6:59 pm
Thank you for answering that. You confirmed a hunch that I had in that Chinese people don't tend to say things like have a happy lunch. We, in the US, are always wishing people to be happy. I think Chinese people are much more practical, like eat slowly.
enjoy your lunch

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