Teach your grandmother to suck eggs. 班門弄斧。

Teach your grandmother to suck eggs. 

班門弄斧。

發  音 Pronouncebān mén nòng fǔ
解  釋 Explanation

班,魯班,古代巧匠,相傳為木匠祖師。班門弄斧指在巧匠魯班門前玩弄斧頭。比喻在行家面前賣弄本事,不自量力。常用作自謙之詞。
【例】就憑你,也敢在專家面前吹噓,真是班門弄斧,不自量力。

英文解釋 To try to teach an older person who is wiser and more experienced and worldly than a young person may think.
英文造句 Don’t suggest showing Mary how to knit. It will be like teaching your grandmother to suck eggs.

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