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See also: 对牛弹琴
- couple; pair; to be opposite; to oppose; to face; for; to; correct (answer); to answer; to reply; to direct (towards sth); right
ox; cow; bull to play certain musical instruments that can be described as, such as some stringed instruments, or a keyboard instrument trad. (對牛彈琴) 對 牛 彈琴 simp. (对牛弹琴) 对 牛 弹琴 Literally: “playing the zither to a cow”.
- like talking to a brick wall; like casting pearls before swine; offering a treat to someone who is unable to appreciate it (because they are uncultured or unromantic)