举头三尺有神明

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Mandarin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Literally: The gods are only a few feet above your head.

Proverb[edit]

举头三尺有神明 (simplified, Pinyin jǔtóu sān chǐ yǒu shénmíng, traditional 舉頭三尺有神明)

  1. The gods are watching, so don't think you can get away with anything.

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