集腋成裘

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Chinese[edit]

to gather; to collect; collected works armpit
 
finish; complete; accomplish; become; turn into; win; succeed; one tenth
fur; fur coat
simp. and trad.
(集腋成裘)
Literally: “collect underarm fur (of a fox) to make a fur coat”.

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集腋成裘

  1. many small contributions add up to something big; many a mickle makes a muckle