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秀才不出门,能知天下事
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Without even stepping outside his gate the scholar knows all the wide world's affairs.

翻译 ( paraphrase )
秀才不必走出家门,就能够知道世界上的许多事情。
这条谚语告诉我们:书本是知识的宝库。人只要多读书,即使没有外出,也能从书本上获得许多有用的知识。

This proverb reminds us that books are treasure-houses of knowledge. If one reads a lot, he can learn a great deal of useful knowledge without bothering to seek it in the wide world.

秀才:中国明朝和清朝时候,通过最低一级考试合格的读书人。后来用来泛指有学问的读书人。
         One who passed the imperial examination at county level in the Ming and Qing                      dynasties. Later it came to be used to refer to scholars in general.

同义词 ( synonym )
秀才不出门,全知天下事。

造句 ( example )
好好在家看书吧,正所谓“秀才不出门,能知天下事”,书本可是好东西啊!

 

 

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