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饮水思源

yǐn shuǐ sī yuán

Literal Meaning 字面意思

When you drink water, think of the source

Definition 定义

To be grateful; to appreciate; to remember the person or organization who helped

Similar English Idioms 相似英文习语

Debt of gratitude; tip of the hat; hat tip

Example 例句

当你成为超级巨星后,切记要饮水思源,记得陈老师是第一个教你唱<小星星> 的人 When you become a superstar, remember to give a tip of the hat to Teacher Chen—the first person to teach you to sing "Twinkle Twinkle Little Star"!

Similar 相似词

落叶归根

Opposite 相反词

忘恩负义
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