Give knaves an inch and they will take a yard. 得寸進尺。

Give knaves an inch and they will take a yard. 

得寸進尺。

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解釋  Explanation 

比喻貪得無厭。
【例】你得了好處就要知足,別想再得寸進尺了。

英文解釋  Be generous to someone and the person will demand even more. (Describes someone who will take advantage of you if you are even a little kind to him or her.)
英文造句 If you let Mark borrow your tools for this weekend, he’ll wind up keeping them for years. Give him an inch and he’ll take a mile.

 

 

Author: POKUYO

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