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断织劝学
Pinyin
duàn zhī quàn xué
Explanation
Meaning
原指东汉时乐羊子妻借切断织机上的线,来讽喻丈夫不可中途废学。后比喻劝勉学习。
Context
《后汉书:乐羊子妻传》载:“远寻师,一年来归,妻跪问其故,羊子曰:‘久行怀思,无它异也。’妻乃引刀趋机而言曰:‘……,今若断斯织也,则损失成功,……,若中道而归,何异断斯织乎?’”
 
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