大人不計小人過

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Mandarin[edit]

an adult; a grown-up a villain
 
(experienced action marker); to cross; to go over; to pass (time); to celebrate (a holiday); to live; to get along; (surname); excessively; too-
trad. (大人不計小人過) 大人 不計 小人
simp. (大人不计小人过) 大人 不计 小人

Etymology[edit]

Literally: A greater man does not make note of a lesser man's faults.

Proverb[edit]

大人不計小人過 (traditional, Pinyin dàrén bù jì xiǎorén guò, simplified 大人不计小人过)

  1. It is best to forgive and forget.

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