捨近求遠

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See also: 舍近求远

Chinese[edit]

give up; abandon near; close (to); approximately
 
to seek; to look for; to request; to demand; to beseech
far; distant; remote
trad. (捨近求遠)
simp. (舍近求远)

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捨近求遠

  1. to abandon what is close at hand in favor of something far away; to go on a wild goose chase; to vainly pursue the impossible, while ignoring the possible

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