成语故事:一丝不苟 Be scrupulous about every detail

Wang Xiaoyu China Plus Published: 2017-12-21 16:56:11
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成语故事:一丝不苟 Be scrupulous about every detail

成语故事:一丝不苟 Be scrupulous about every detail

一丝不苟

yī sī bù gǒu

Be scrupulous about every detail

一丝 means a trace of something, or details; 苟 is indifferent or negligent, 不 Bu is not or negative. All together 一丝不苟 means Be scrupulous about every detail. Nowadays we use this idiom to praise those who do things professionally without negligence on any details. 

Literal meaning: be scrupulous about every detail

Explanation: to describe a person who works very hard and pays attention to detail without making any minor mistakes, or someone who gets down to the nuts and bolts of things. 

E.g

我们一直在各个生产过程中保持着一丝不苟的精神。

Wǒmen yīzhí zài gègè shēngchǎn guòchéng zhōng bǎochí zhe yīsī bùgǒu de jīngshén 。

We keep the spirit of being scrupulous about every detail in every stage of production.

成语故事:一丝不苟 Be scrupulous about every detail

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