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Chengyu
寸长尺短
Pinyin
cùn cháng chǐ duǎn
Explanation
Meaning
比喻人各有长处和短处。亦指微才薄技。
Context
语出《楚辞·卜居》:“尺有所短,寸有所长。”
Example
能精善用,虽~,亦可成名。 ◎清·李渔《闲情偶寄·词曲·结构》

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