屋漏偏逢連夜雨

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Chinese[edit]

house; room
 
funnel; to leak; to let out; to divulge
 
one-sided; to lean; to slant; prejudiced; inclined to one side
every time; meet by chance the same night; that very night; all through the night rain
trad. (屋漏偏逢連夜雨) 連夜
simp. (屋漏偏逢连夜雨) 连夜
Literally: “When the roof is leaking, that's when you'll get several continuous nights of rain.”

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屋漏偏逢連夜雨

  1. When it rains, it pours.

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