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绝代佳人jué dài jiā rén
Originally it means a woman of matchless beauty. Now by playing with the words people jocularly use it to refer to a young woman of beauty who does not produce a male heir, only a girl, for her husband.(According to an old custom only a male heir can continue a family line.)
Lao Zhao said jokingly to his wife that he could never make his dream of having a son come true because he had married a woman of beauty who will not produce a male heir.
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