殺雞取卵

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See also: 杀鸡取卵

Chinese[edit]

to kill; to murder; to slaughter fowl; chicken
 
to take; to get; to choose; to fetch
ovum
trad. (殺雞取卵/殺鷄取卵) /
simp. (杀鸡取卵)
Literally: “Kill the hen to get the eggs”.

Pronunciation[edit]


Idiom[edit]

殺雞取卵

  1. to kill the goose that lays the golden eggs