用中文说: "The blind leading the blind"

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用中文说: "The blind leading the blind"

The blind leading the blind

【中文】瞎子给瞎子领路 外行指导外行

     Xiāzi gěi xiāzi lǐnglù wàiháng zhǐdǎo wàiháng

【解释】 The incompetent leading others who are also incompetent.

【例句】

- Alfred offered to be my guide in the city, but since he is new in town, it is a case of the blind leading the blind.

 阿尔弗莱德自荐在城里做我的导游,但他也是初来乍到,真是瞎子给瞎子领路。

 Ā'ěrfúláidé zìjiàn zài chéng lǐ zuò wǒ de dǎoyóu, dàn tā yěshì chūláizhàdào, zhēnshi xiāzi gěi xiāzi lǐnglù.

-   I tried explaining computer coding to my little sister, but it was a case of the blind leading the blind.

 我试着给我妹妹讲解计算机编码,但实际上是外行指导外行。

 Wǒ shìzhe gěi wǒ mèimei jiǎngjiě jìsuànjī biānmǎ, dàn shíjì shang shì wàiháng zhǐdǎo wàiháng.


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