聰明反被聰明誤

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Chinese[edit]

wrong side out or up; anti-
 
by (marker for passive-voice sentences or clauses); quilt; blanket; to cover; to wear
 
mistake; error; to miss; to harm; to delay; to neglect
trad. (聰明反被聰明誤) 聰明 聰明
simp. (聪明反被聪明误) 聪明 聪明

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Proverb[edit]

聰明反被聰明誤

  1. Cleverness may overreach itself; A wise man can be ruined by his own wisdom; Clever people may be victims of their own cleverness; Every man has a fool in his sleeve.