Be just before you are generous. 先小人後君子。

Be just before you are generous. 

先小人後君子。

發  音 Pronounce

xiānxiǎo rénhòujūn zǐ

解  釋 Explanation

比喻雙方商議、接洽事情時,先將具體條件和嚴格約定互相言明,以免日後發生爭執。例:佢做生理盡公道,價錢定好就無分人講價,恁樣先小人後君子个做法免致詏數。(他做生意最公道,價錢定好就不讓人討價還價,這樣先小人後君子的做法免得引發爭議。)

英文解釋 Fulfill your duties before engaging in fun activities. This phrase is often used to refer to financial matters.
英文造句 Jill: It’s payday! I can’t wait to go out and buy my niece that nice toy train set for her birthday.

Jane: But, Jill, we have bills to pay. Be just before you’re generous.

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