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See also: 鹬蚌相争，渔人得利
sandpiper and clam fight each other; neighbors who can't agree lose out to a third party fisherman attains success; it is always the third party who benefits trad. (鷸蚌相爭，漁人得利) 鷸蚌相爭 ， 漁人得利 simp. (鹬蚌相争，渔人得利) 鹬蚌相争 ， 渔人得利 alternative forms 鷸蚌相爭，漁翁得利／鹬蚌相争，渔翁得利
Literally: “When the snipe and the oyster fight, it is the fisherman who reaps the reward”.
From Zhan Guo Ce: