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雞蛋裡挑骨頭

ChineseEdit

chicken egg; goose egg; a score of zero
 
inside; within; in; lining of clothing
incite; carry on a pole; choose bone; character; personal quality
trad. (雞蛋裡挑骨頭/雞蛋裏挑骨頭) 雞蛋 / 骨頭
simp. (鸡蛋里挑骨头) 鸡蛋 骨头
Literally: “to pick out bones from a chicken egg”.

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雞蛋裡挑骨頭

  1. to nitpick

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