不到黃河心不死

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to not yet reach; to not yet arrive at; to not arrive; to not show up
the Yellow River heart; mind not; no
 
to die; impassable; uncrossable; inflexible; rigid
trad. (不到黃河心不死) 不到 黃河
simp. (不到黄河心不死) 不到 黄河
Literally: “one's resolve will not die until one reaches the Yellow River”.

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不到黃河心不死

  1. Until all is over, ambition never dies; not stop until one reaches one's goal; not to give up hope until one comes to one's tether's end; not to stop until one reaches the Yellow river; refuse to give up until all hope is gone.

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