一朝被蛇咬,十年怕井繩

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one day; unexpected occasion in the future
 
by (marker for passive-voice sentences or clauses); quilt; blanket; to cover; to wear
snake; serpent bite; nip ten years; decade to be afraid; to fear warn; well rope
trad. (一朝被蛇咬,十年怕井繩) 一朝 十年
simp. (一朝被蛇咬,十年怕井绳) 一朝 十年
Literally: “Bitten by a snake on one day, afraid of the rope by the well for ten years”.

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一朝被蛇咬,十年怕井繩

  1. Synonym of 一朝被蛇咬,十年怕草繩一朝被蛇咬,十年怕草绳 (yīzhāo bèi shé yǎo, shínián pà cǎoshéng).