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PinYin xíng bù yóu jìng    Simplified 行不由径    Traditional 行不由徑
  1. lit. never taking a short-cut (idiom); fig. upright and honest

Chinese meanings
  1. xíng bù yóu jìng
    【近义】光明正大
    【释义】径:小路,引伸为邪路。从来不走邪路。比喻行动正大光明。
    【出处】《论语·雍也》:“有澹台灭明者,行不由径,非公事,未尝至于偃之室也。”

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