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事半功倍

shì bàn gōng bèi

Literal Meaning 字面意思

Matters halved, results doubled

Definition 定义

To achieve more despite less effort; greater efficiency; more effective

Similar English Idioms 相似英文习语

Kill two birds with one stone; do more with less; half the effort

Example 例句

叔叔找对了方法—多运动、少喝珍珠奶茶,才让他的减肥计划事半功倍。 My uncle doubled the effectiveness of his weight-loss programme by exercising more and drinking less bubble tea.

Similar 相似词

一举两得、一石两鸟

Opposite 相反词

事倍功半、劳而少功
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