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书到用时方恨少
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Chinese proverbs

 shū
dào
 yòng
shí
fāng
hèn
shǎo 
  书
 到 
  用 
 时 
 方 
 恨 
  少 

It is when you are using what you have learned from books that you wish you had read more.

解释 ( paraphrase )
读书到了要用的时候才悔恨读得太少。
这条谚语告诉我们:读书不多,到应用的时候就会感到知识不足。所以应该多读书,多积累知识。

This proverb reminds us that we can never read widely enough.

方:才。
      Only, just when.

造句 ( example )
书到用时方恨少,什么都应该赶早学习,否则到了关键时候就会觉得后悔。
 

 

 

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