Chinese English Dictionary

业精于勤    Add to My Vocabulary

PinYin yè jīng yú qín    Simplified 业精于勤    Traditional 業精於勤
  1. mastery of study lies in diligence (idiom). You can only master a subject by assiduous study.
  2. Excellence in work is only possible with diligence.
  3. Practice makes perfect.

Chinese meanings
  1. yè jīng yú qín
    【近义】勤奋好学、孜孜不倦
    【反义】一曝十寒、好吃懒做
    【释义】业:学业;精:精通;于:在于;勤:勤奋。学业精深是由勤奋得来的。
    【出处】唐·韩愈《进学解》:“业精于勤,荒于嬉;行成于思,毁于随。”

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