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Moving the Goalposts
Bù gōngpíng de gǎibiàn guīzé
【解释】 To unfairly alter the conditions or rules of a procedure during its course.
- I decided to quit. It was simply unfair that whenever we were almost there to achieve our target, the boss would move the goalposts and we would have to start all over again.
Wǒ juédìng cízhí. Shízài shì tài bù gōngpíng le, měicì wǒmen mǎshàng jiùyào qǔdé chéngjiù shí, lǎobǎn jiù gǎibiàn mùbiāo, wǒmen bù dé bù cóngtóu kāishǐ.