八字没一撇bā zì méi yì piě 留得青山在,不怕没柴烧liú dé qīng shān zài, bù pà méi chái shāo Do not despair, there is plenty of time and opportunity 没做亏心事,不怕鬼叫门méi zuò kuī xīn shì, bù pà guǐ jiào mén If you have done nothing wrong, there is no worry over retribution 天下没有不散的宴席tiān xià méi yǒu bù sàn de yàn xí Good fortune can not last for ever 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
没有méi yǒu have not 没关系méi guān xì no problem
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