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The Coxford Singlish Dictionary|
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Hokkien adjective literally meaning "to eat strength". Means that a task is onerous and consumes one's energy. Can sometimes be used to denote being in trouble.
1. "Wah, doing my income tax is damn chia lat." (Filing my income tax return is very taxing.)
2. "You forgot to file your income tax for 3 years? Wah lao eh, you damn chia lat liao." (You forgot to file your income tax returns for 3 years? Boy, you're in trouble!)