成语故事:分道扬镳 Divide the road and urge the horse on

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成语故事:分道扬镳 Divide the road and urge the horse on

成语故事:分道扬镳 Divide the road and urge the horse on

分道扬镳

fēn dào yáng biāo

Divide the road and urge the horse on

means " to divide into", means "the road', means " to raise up", means the 'bit of the horse's bridle'. 扬镳 Literally means 'to urge a horse on'. This metaphor is used when two people have to be separated and choose their own ways of living or doing their own work.

Literal meaning: Divide the road and urge the horse on

Explanation: Each goes his own way; Part company

E.g

由于意见上的不统一,我们只好分道扬镳了。

yóu yú yì jiàn shàng de bú tǒng yī ,wǒ men zhī hǎo fēn dào yáng biāo le

Because of the disagreement of our views, we could not but part company.

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