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三日不讀書,面目可憎

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三日不读书,面目可憎

traditional

面目可憎

Mandarin

Etymology

Literally: If you don't read for three days, you will become unattractive.

Proverb

三日不讀書,面目可憎 (traditional, Pinyin sān rì bù dúshū, miànmùkězēng, simplified 三日不读书,面目可憎)

  1. If you are not diligent in your studies, you will remain ignorant, and nobody will be attracted to you.

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