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See also: 悬崖勒马

ChineseEdit

cliff; precipice to rein in one's horse
trad. (懸崖勒馬) 懸崖 勒馬
simp. (悬崖勒马) 悬崖 勒马
Literally: “to rein in the horse at the edge of the precipice”.

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IdiomEdit

懸崖勒馬

  1. to act in the nick of time; to wake up to danger at the last moment