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小洞不补,大洞叫苦
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Chinese proverbs

xiǎo
dòng
bǔ,
dòng
jiào
 补,

 A small hole which wasn’t mended in time will become a big hole much more difficult to mend.

解释 ( paraphrase )
小洞如果不把它补好,变成大洞就难补了,就要叫苦了。
这条谚语告诉我们:小问题如果不及时处理好,发展成为大的问题就难于解决了。

This proverb tells us that if a trivial problem is not solved in time, it will become a serious and knotty one.

造句 ( example )
有了错误就及时改正,不然“小洞不补,大洞叫苦”,等到想改正的时候就已经来不及了。

 

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