大門不出,二門不邁

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Etymology[edit]

Literally: one neither goes outside of the front gate, nor strides toward the second (inner) gate.

Pronunciation[edit]

Idiom[edit]

大門不出,二門不邁

  1. to never leave home, and have little contact with the outside world; to live a sheltered life