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PinYin bù dào huáng hé xīn bù sǐ    Simplified 不到黄河心不死    Traditional 不到黃河心不死
  1. lit. not to stop until one reaches the Yellow River (idiom)
  2. fig. to persevere until one reaches one's goal
  3. to keep going while some hope is left

Chinese meanings
  1. bùdàoHuángHéxīnbùsǐ
    比喻不到绝境不肯死心。也比喻不达到目的决不罢休。

Chinese meanings
  1. bù dào huáng hé xīn bù sǐ
    【近义】矢志不移
    【释义】比喻不达目的不罢休。也比喻不到实在无路可走的的境地不肯死心。
    【用例】这种人~。现在我们横竖总不落好,索性给他一个一不做二不休。(清·李宝嘉《官场现形记》第十七回)

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