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不见棺材不落泪    Add to My Vocabulary

PinYin bù jiàn guān cai bù luò lèi    Simplified 不见棺材不落泪    Traditional 不見棺材不落淚
  1. lit. not to shed a tear until one sees the coffin (idiom)
  2. fig. refuse to be convinced until one is faced with grim reality

Chinese meanings
  1. bùjiànguān caibùluòlèi
    比喻不到彻底失败的时候不知痛悔。

Chinese meanings
  1. bù jiàn guān cái bù luò lèi
    【释义】比喻不到彻底失败的时候不肯罢休。
    【用例】咱们今将理和他说,~。(明·兰陵笑笑生《金瓶梅词话》第九十八回)

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