畫蛇添足

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See also: 画蛇添足

Chinese[edit]

draw; picture; painting snake; serpent to add; to increase; to replenish foot; to be sufficient
trad. (畫蛇添足)
simp. (画蛇添足)
Literally: “to add feet when drawing a snake”.

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Idiom[edit]

畫蛇添足

  1. to improve something unnecessarily; to gild the lily

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Sino-Xenic (畫蛇添足):