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PinYin yī kè qiān jīn    Simplified 一刻千金    Traditional 一刻千金
  1. time is gold
  2. every minute counts

Chinese meanings
  1. yī kè qiān jīn
    【近义】分秒必争
    【反义】度日如年
    【释义】一刻时光,价值千金。形容时间非常宝贵。
    【出处】宋·苏轼《春夜》诗:“春宵一刻值千金,花有清香月有阴。”
    【用例】他连鼻烟也不嗅了,看一看钟,六点还差十多分,他不能延误~的光阴。(茅盾《子夜》十)

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