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道听途说 

dào tīng tú shuō

Literal Meaning 字面意思

Listen on the path, speak on the way

Definition 定义

Listen to unfounded rumors or unverified accounts

Similar English Idioms 相似英文习语

Hearsay; gossip

Example 例句

「吃豚鼠能预防落发」是个道听途说的谣言,叔叔却相信了, 结果他不仅秃头了,还因食物中毒而生病。 My uncle ate a guinea pig after listening to some unverified advice that said it would restore hair loss. Instead, he became bald and got sick from food poisoning.

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