大人不記小人過

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Chinese[edit]

 
adult; grown-up; Your Excellency; His Excellency
not; no
 
to remember; to note; mark; sign; to record
villain; person of low position
 
to cross; to go over; (experienced action marker); to pass; to celebrate; to live; to get along; excessively; too-
trad. (大人不記小人過) 大人 小人
simp. (大人不记小人过) 大人 小人

Etymology[edit]

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

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Proverb[edit]

大人不記小人過

  1. It is best to forgive and forget.

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