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Home Chinese Proverbs 良药苦口利于病,忠言逆耳利于行
良药苦口利于病,忠言逆耳利于行
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               Chinese Proverbs

liáng
yào
kǒu
bìng,
zhōng
yán
ěr
xíng
病,

It takes bitter medicine to cure a disease properly, and it takes blunt advice to put us on the right track.

解释 ( paraphrase )
好药虽然味苦,却有利于治病;忠诚的劝告虽然听起来不顺耳,却有利于人的行为。
这条谚语告诉我们:真诚的批评、劝告,几十言辞非常尖锐,却能帮助你改正缺点和错误,对你只有好处没有坏处。

This prover stresses that honest advice and candidi criticisim, dispite being unwelcome, are what we need if we are t identify our shortcomings.

良:好。
      Good, fine.

忠言:诚恳劝告的话。
         Honest advice.

逆耳:不顺耳,听起来感到不舒服。
         Unpleasant to the ear.

同义词 ( synonym )
良药苦口,忠言逆耳

造句 ( example )
良药苦口利于病,忠言逆耳利于行。团结并不排斥批评,没有肯切的批评,就不可能达到企业内部真正的团结。
 

 

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