一朝被蛇咬,十年怕井繩

MandarinEdit

simpl. 一朝被蛇咬,十年怕井绳
trad.

EtymologyEdit

Literally: Bitten by a snake on one morning, afraid of the rope by the well for ten years.

ProverbEdit

一朝被蛇咬,十年怕井繩 (traditional, Pinyin yī zhāo bèi shé yǎo, shí nián pà jǐng shéng, simplified 一朝被蛇咬,十年怕井绳)

  1. Once bitten, twice shy.

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Last modified on 26 March 2014, at 06:58