不入虎穴,焉得虎子

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

Literally: If you don't enter the tiger's den, how will you get the tiger's cub?

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不入虎穴,焉得虎子 (traditional and simplified, Pinyin bù rù hǔxuè, yāndé hǔ zǐ)

  1. No pain, no gain; No risk, no reward; Nothing ventured, nothing gained.

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