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欲速则不达    Add to My Vocabulary

PinYin yù sù zé bù dá    Simplified 欲速则不达    Traditional 欲速則不達
  1. lit. to want sth in haste, but cannot get there (idiom, from Analects); more haste, less speed
  2. don't try to run before you can walk

Chinese meanings
  1. yù sù zé bù dá
    过于性急反而不能达到目的。

    ◆ 欲速则不达
    yù sù zé bù dá
    BS 欠 | BH 7
    过于性急反而不能达到目的。

Chinese meanings
  1. yù sù zé bù dá

    【反义】一蹴而就
    【释义】速:快;达:达到。指过于性急图快,反而不能达到目的。
    【出处】《论语·子路》:“无欲速,无见小利。欲速则不达,见小利则大事不成。”

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