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成语故事:毛遂自荐 Volunteer one's services

成语故事:毛遂自荐 Volunteer one's services

毛遂自荐

máo suí zì jiàn

Volunteer one's services 

毛遂,the name of a person, 自 means self, 荐 means to recommend. This phrase is used for anyone who volunteers his services, without being invited or recommended by others.

Literal meaning: to offer one's services as Mao Sui did.

Explanation:  this phrase is used for anyone who volunteers his services, without being invited or recommended by others

E.g

他向大家毛遂自荐组织班会。

tā xiàng dà jiā máo suí zì jiàn zǔ zhī bān huì 。

He volunteers his services to organize the class meeting.

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