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不求有功,但求无过    Add to My Vocabulary

PinYin bù qíu yǒu gōng , dàn qíu wú guò    Simplified 不求有功,但求无过    Traditional 不求有功,但求無過
  1. special achievement not required, just no hyperactive blunders (idiom); not hoping to acquire merit, just avoiding mistakes
  2. Take it easy and keep your nose clean.

Chinese meanings
  1. bù qiú yǒu gōng,dàn qiú wú guò
    【释义】不要求立功,只希望没有错误。
    【用例】总而言之,一句话,现在的情形,我~。(《晚清文学丛钞·中国现在记》第二回)

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