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船到橋頭自然直

ChineseEdit

a boat; vessel; ship
 
to (a place); until (a time); up to; to go; to arrive
bridgehead; Ciaotou
 
nature; the natural world; natural; of or relating to nature
 
straight; vertical; frank; directly; straightly; upright
trad. (船到橋頭自然直) 橋頭 自然
simp. (船到桥头自然直) 桥头 自然
Literally: “When the boat gets to the bridgehead, it will naturally straighten itself out.”

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ProverbEdit

船到橋頭自然直

  1. (figuratively) we'll cross that bridge when we come to it; everything will eventually be settled in the end

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