A straw shows which way the wind blows. 見微知著。

A straw shows which way the wind blows. 

見微知著。

發  音 Pronounce

jiàn wéi zhī zhù

相似詞: 嘗鼎一臠、一葉知秋、因小見大

解 釋 Explanation

看到事情的些微跡象,就能知道它的真象及發展趨勢。漢.袁康《越絕書.卷一四.越絕德序外傳十八》:「故聖人見微知著,睹始知終。」也作「睹微知著」、「視微知著」。

英文解釋 Small events can be a guide to momentous happenings.If the Foreign Secretary tells a taxi-driver at two o’clock in the morning to take him to the Prime Minister’s residence and drive like the devil, we can suppose that an international crisis is looming.
英文造句 You have been burning the midnight oil as you prepare for the final exams. A straw shows which way the wind blows. You’ll achieve great results.

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