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三思而行

sàn sī ér xíng

Literal Meaning 字面意思

Think three times before acting

Definition 定义

To be cautious; act with discretion

Similar English Idioms 相似英文习语

Think twice; take another look; think before you act; think ahead; don't act rashly

Example 例句

奇异博士对着萨诺斯说:「你确定你想弹个手指,然后就让宇宙中一半的生物都消失?拜托,请三思而行,因为这样你也会失去一半你所关爱的人。」 Dr. Strange said to Thanos, "Are you sure you want to snap your fingers and destroy half the living creatures in this universe? Please think very carefully before you do it, as you will lose half your loved ones as well."

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