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不入虎穴,焉得虎子
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Chinese Proverbs

 
xué,
yān
穴,

                                       Nothing ventured, nothing gained.

解释 ( paraphrase )
不进老虎住的山洞,怎能捉到小老虎呢?
这条言语告诉我们:只有勇于探险,不怕风险,才能取得成功。

This proverb tells us that one cannot expect to achieve success without experiencing difficulties and risks; only those who are bold in exploring and not afraid of hardships and dangers can achieve success.

穴:岩洞、山洞。
      Cave, den.

焉:是疑问代词“怎么”的意思。
      An interrogative pronoun meaning “how?”.

焉得:怎么能得到。
         How can you obtain…?

近义词 ( synonym )
亲临其境

反义词 ( antonym )
胆小如鼠

造句 ( example )
证券投资是风险投资,冒险的精神是必须要有的,不入虎穴,焉得虎子?
 

 

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Last Updated on Monday, 17 August 2009 10:23
 

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