成语故事:铁杵成针 Perseverance spells success

Wang Xiaoyu China Plus Published: 2017-05-15 17:50:09
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成语故事:铁杵成针 Perseverance spells success

成语故事:铁杵成针 Perseverance spells success

铁杵成针

tiě chǔ chéng zhēn 

Perseverance spells success 

Li Bai, living in Tang Dynasty, is probably one of the most prolific poets in Chinese history. A well-known story about perseverance in China comes from Li Bai's childhood experiences. 

李白是中国唐朝时期的伟大诗人。在中国,有一个关于耐心和毅力的故事与李白小时候的经历有关。

Literal meaning: grind an iron rod into a needle 

Explanation: perseverance spells success  

E.g 

老师对他的学生们说,只要你们耐心等待,铁杵成针,一定可以取得好的成绩。

lǎo shī duì tā de xué shēng men shuō,zhī yào nǐ men nài xīn děng dài,tiě chǔ chéng zhēn,yī dìng kě yǐ qǔ dé hǎo de chéng jì。

A teacher says to his students that perseveranceonly spells success if you have patience to wait for good results.

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