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吃软不吃硬chī ruǎn bù chī yìng Unable to withstand harsh criticism 吃一堑,长一智chī yī qiàn, cháng yí zhì Gain wisdom from experience of set backs 好马不吃回头草hǎo mǎ bù chī huí tóu cǎo Pride may forbid a person going back to his home town after failure. Do not dwell on past actions, progress forward 兔子不吃窝边草tù zi bù chī wō biān cǎo Thieves do not steal from neighbors 小洞不补,大洞吃苦xiǎo dòng bù bǔ, dà dòng chī kǔ Do not put off taking action to put things right 哑巴吃饺子,心里有数yǎ ba chī jiǎo zi, xīn lǐ yǒu shù When someone understands the situation without needing to say anything
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