Dictionary of Chinese slang. Absolutely indispensable for foreigners who live in China and want to know what is being said when someone insults you in Chinese!
break in (fit together perfectly)/A term originally referred to new parts in vehicles that require a period to break in become operating efficiently. During this period, vehicles cannot travel at high speeds. The term now describes someone or something that needs a period of time before working effectively.
The economic reform needs a period to break in.