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成语故事:拔苗助长To Pull Up the Seedlings to Help Them Grow

成语故事:拔苗助长To Pull Up the Seedlings to Help Them Grow

拔苗助长

bá miáo zhù zhǎng

To Pull Up the Seedlings to Help Them Grow

Haste makes waste, Chinese idiom, pull up seedlings to help them grow, describe people who are too eager to get something done, only to make it worse.

心急办坏事,中国俗语拔苗助长常常被用来形容做事太着急的人,往往容易把事情搞砸。

Literal meaning: To pull up the seedlings to help them grow

Explanation: Haste makes waste

Eg.

给小学生教授高等数学,就如同拔苗助长,只会让他们失去学习数学的兴趣.

gěi xiǎo xué shēng jiāo shòu gāo děng shù xué,jiù rú tóng bá miáo zhù zhǎng,zhī huì ràng tā men shī qù xué xí shù xué de xìng qù。

Teaching advanced math to primary school kids is like pulling up the seedlings to help them grow, and only makes kids lose interest in math.

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