成事不足,敗事有餘

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finish; complete; accomplish; become; turn into; win; succeed; one tenth
 
matter; thing; item; work; affair
insufficient; inadequate be defeated; to defeat; loss
 
matter; thing; item; work; affair
trad. (成事不足,敗事有餘) 不足 有餘
simp. (成事不足,败事有余) 不足 有余

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Idiom[edit]

成事不足,敗事有餘

  1. always failing, never succeeding; plenty of failures, but not much success