He that commits a fault thinks everyone speaks of it. 作賊心虛。

He that commits a fault thinks everyone speaks of it. 

作賊心虛。

發音 Pronounce

tzuò tzéi shīn shiū

解釋  Explanation 

比喻做壞事怕人察覺而內心不安。語本《五燈會元.卷十五.智門祚禪師法嗣》。
【例】看他神色慌張,講話又吞吞吐吐,分明就是作賊心虛!

英文解釋  When you have done something wrong you are so conscious of it that you feel that everyone else knows about it.
英文造句 Mom: Who ate the candies?

Kid: I don’t know (smile). He that commits a fault thinks everyone speaks of it.

 

Author: POKUYO

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