病来如山倒,病去如抽丝

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Mandarin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Literally: Sickness comes like an avalanche but goes like reeling silk.

Proverb[edit]

病来如山倒病去如抽丝 (simplified, Pinyin bìng lái rú shān dǎo, bìng qù rú chōu sī, traditional 病來如山倒,病去如抽絲)

  1. Illness strikes like a landslide, recovery is as slow as reeling silk.

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