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A chip off the old block.
Lit: Tiger father begets tiger son.

rén
suàn
bù rú
不如
tiān
suàn
Man proposes and God disposes.
Lit: Man's schemes are inferior to those made by Heaven.

yǒu
qián
néng
shǐ
使
guǐ
tuī mò
推磨
Money makes the world go around.
Lit: If you have money you can make the ghosts and devils turn your grind stone.

hǎo
shì
duō
The course of true love never runs smooth.
Lit: Good (happenings, results, achievements etc..) must go through many trials and tribulations.

dào
yǒu
dào
Even the bad guys have a conscience.
Lit: Even thieves have their principles.

dà zhàng fū
大丈夫
néng
néng
shēn
A man must learn to sail in all winds.
Lit: A great (or successful) man can bend and stretch.

hǔ xué
虎穴
 
yān
Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
Lit: If you don't go into the cave of the tiger, how are you going to get its cub?

yòu
yào
ér
hǎo
 
yòu
yào
ér
shí
cǎo
You can't have your cake and eat it too.
Lit: You want you horse to look good but you also want it not to have to eat grass.

fēng
làng
There is no smoke without fire.
Lit: There is no wave without wind.

xiāng
suí
In Rome do as the Romans do.
Lit: Follow the local custom when you go to a foreign place.

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