得寸进尺

MandarinEdit

simpl.
trad. 得寸進尺

PronunciationEdit

Mandarin (Standard Chinese, Beijing)
Pinyin dé cùn jìn chǐ
Zhuyin ㄉㄜˊ ㄘㄨㄣˋ ㄐㄧㄣˋ ㄔˇ
IPA (key) /tɤ³⁵ t͡sʰu̯ən⁵¹⁻⁵³ t͡ɕin⁵¹ ʈ͡ʂʰʐ̩²¹⁴⁻²¹⁽⁴⁾/

IdiomEdit

得寸进尺 (simplified, Pinyin dé cùn jìn chǐ, traditional 得寸進尺)

  1. "Gain an inch and ask for a yard"; to be extremely greedy.
Last modified on 8 April 2014, at 15:11