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一个和尚挑水喝,两个和尚抬水喝,三个和尚没水喝yī gè hé shang tiāo shuǐ hē, liǎng gè hé shang tái shuǐ hē, sān ge hé shang méi shuǐ hē Sometimes work is best done alone, a group may just spend the time discussing without doing anything
喝了hē le drunk
维 wéi to preserve; to maintain; to hold together
Made up of [纟 sī silk radical 120, 隹 zhuī short-tailed bird; dove radical 172]
Composed of 'silk' and 'bird' suggesting a silken thread tied to a bird's leg to 'preserve' or 'maintain' it securely Full information for 维
Shuǐ shēn huǒ rè [shui shen huo re]
water deep fire hot
In deep water and fierce fire
In very deep trouble
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