(pos:動詞) <explanation> yue:煮嘢食嘅方式，將嘢食擺喺鑊入面翻嚟翻去，直至煮熟 eng:to stir-fry <eg> yue:我想食腐乳炒通菜。 (ngo5 soeng2 sik6 fu6 jyu5 caau2 tung1 coi3.) eng:I'd like to eat fried water spinach with fermented bean curd. ---- <explanation> yue:即係#炒賣，（投機性質嘅）#投資，透過低買高賣嘅手段嚟賺快錢 eng:to speculate <eg> yue:依家好多人炒樓，搞到樓價高企。 (ji1 gaa1 hou2 do1 jan4 caau2 lau2, gaau2 dou3 lau4 gaa3 gou1 kei5.) eng:Many people speculate in the property market. This pushes up the price of the property market. ---- <explanation> yue:解僱（見#炒魷魚） eng:to fire; to sack; to lay off <eg> yue:佢因為成日返工遲到，所以俾人炒咗。 (keoi5 jan1 wai6 seng4 jat6 faan1 gung1 ci4 dou3, so2 ji5 bei2 jan4 caau2 zo2.) eng:He was fired for being late for work all the time. ---- <explanation> yue:喺比賽入面，大比數噉贏；類似#數 eng:(usually of matches or games) to win by a large margin <eg> yue:巴西只係俾荷蘭炒咗三球，已經好過上一場對德國㗎喇！ (baa1 sai1 zi2 hai6 bei2 ho4 laan1 caau2 zo2 saam1 kau4, ji5 ging1 hou2 gwo3 soeng6 jat1 coeng4 deoi3 dak1 gwok3 gaa3 laa3!) eng:Brazil only lost 0-3 against the Netherlands, it's already an improvement compared with their match with the Germans! ---- <explanation> yue:失敗（見#炒粉） eng:to fail; to perform badly <eg> yue:我考試炒咗。 (ngo5 haau2 si5 caau2 zo2.) eng:I perform badly on the exam. ---- <explanation> yue:#嗌交 eng:to have an argument; to have a row <eg> yue:琴日我同佢炒咗，所以你唔好叫我幫你揾佢喇。 (kam4 jat6 ngo5 tung4 keoi5 caau2 zo2, so2 ji5 nei5 m4 hou2 giu3 ngo5 bong1 nei5 wan2 keoi5 laa3.) eng:I had a row with him yesterday. Please don't ask me to contact him for you. ---- <explanation> yue:撞車；撞到嘢 eng:(of vehicles or trains) to crash; to hit something <eg> yue:架車炒咗上路壆。 (gaa3 ce1 caau2 zo2 soeng2 lou6 bok3.) eng:The car crashed into the kerb.