聰明反被聰明誤

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Proverb[edit]

聰明反被聰明誤 (traditional, Pinyin cōngmíng fǎn bèi cōngmíng wù, simplified 聪明反被聪明误)

  1. Cleverness may overreach itself; A wise man can be ruined by his own wisdom; Clever people may be victims of their own cleverness; Every man has a fool in his sleeve.

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