不打不成相識

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Chinese[edit]

not; no; (negative prefix)
 
beat; strike; break; mix up; build; fight; fetch; make; tie up; issue; shoot; calculate; since; from; dozen
not; no; (negative prefix)
 
finish; complete; accomplish; become; turn into; win; succeed; one tenth
to be acquainted with
trad. (不打不成相識) 相識
simp. (不打不成相识) 相识

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Proverb[edit]

不打不成相識

  1. Friends are often made after a fight; from an exchange of blows friendship grows; no acquaintance is made without a fight; no discord, no concord; out of blows friendship grows.