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打蛇不死,后患无穷
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shé
sǐ,
hoù
huàn
qióng
死,
 后
 患
 穷

               Unless you beat a snake to death, it will cause endless trouble in future.
 
解释 ( paraphrase )
打蛇如果不彻底打死, 就会带来无穷无尽的祸患。
这条谚语告诉我们: 消灭恶势力如果不彻底, 恶势力总有一天会更加猖狂地反扑过来, 造成无穷无尽的灾难。

This proverb warns us that: if evil is not eliminated completely, it will not rest until it has destroyed us.
 
后患:以后的祸患。
         Future trouble, disastrous aftermaths.

穷:尽头。
      End.
 
造句 ( example )
我们一定要彻底消灭这个盗窃集团,以免“打蛇不死,后患无穷”。
 
 

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