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一叶障目    Add to My Vocabulary

PinYin yī yè zhàng mù    Simplified 一叶障目    Traditional 一葉障目
  1. lit. eyes obscured by a single leaf (idiom)
  2. fig. not seing the wider picture
  3. can't see the wood for the trees

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