好馬不吃回頭草

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Chinese[edit]

good; well; be fond of horse; horse chess piece; Surname (negative prefix); not; no
 
eat; eradicate; destroy; receive; stammer
later
 
grass; straw; draft (of a document); careless; rough; manuscript; hasty
trad. (好馬不吃回頭草) 回頭
simp. (好马不吃回头草) 回头

Etymology[edit]

Literally: A good horse does not look back to eat grass.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proverb[edit]

好馬不吃回頭草

  1. A smart person does not dwell on past actions.