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PinYin sān sī ér xíng    Simplified 三思而行    Traditional 三思而行
  1. think three times then go (idiom); don't act before you've thought it through carefully

Chinese meanings
  1. sān sī ér xíng
    【近义】深思熟虑、郑重其事
    【反义】不假思索、轻举妄动
    【释义】三:再三,表示多次。指经过反复考虑,然后再去做。
    【出处】《南齐书·公冶度》:“季文子三思而后行。”
    【用例】终身大事也应该~。(欧阳山《三家巷》三0)

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