書到用時方恨少

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Chinese[edit]

book; letter
 
to (a place); until (a time); up to; to go; to arrive
to use
 
o'clock; time; when; hour; season; period
 
square; quadrilateral; direction; just
to hate
 
young; few; little; lack
trad. (書到用時方恨少)
simp. (书到用时方恨少)

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Proverb[edit]

書到用時方恨少

  1. It is only when it comes time to apply knowledge that you regret not acquiring enough of it.