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今日短语

 

More haste, less speed 欲速则不达

 

今日短语 

“More haste, less speed” 是一句谚语,意思是 “事情做得太快、太仓促,容易犯错,最终可能反而会花费更长的时间”,与汉语里的 “欲速则不达”、“拔苗助长” 意思相近。

例句

I didn’t knead the dough enough before baking it. Now the bread is too dense. More haste, less speed!
我在烘烤面包前,面揉得不够。结果烤出来的面包太密实了。真是拔苗助长!

She rushed through her decision and in the end regretted it – more haste, less speed.
她匆忙做了决定,但最后后悔了。真是欲速则不达。

I had to write my essay again because I was in a hurry and forgot to save it the first time – I guess it’s more haste, less speed.
因为第一次写论文时一着急忘了保存,我不得不重写。就像俗话说的:欲速则不达。

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