思前想后

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 思前想後

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin sīqiánxiǎnghòu
Zhuyin ㄙ ㄑㄧㄢˊ ㄒㄧㄤˇ ㄏㄡˋ
IPA (key) /sz̩⁵⁵ t͡ɕʰi̯ɛn³⁵ ɕi̯ɑŋ²¹⁴⁻²¹¹ xoʊ̯⁵¹/

VerbEdit

思前想后 (simplified, Pinyin sīqiánxiǎnghòu, traditional 思前想後)

  1. (Advanced Mandarin, idiomatic) to deliberate over something for too long causing one to hesitate
Last modified on 27 March 2014, at 04:25