John Sir’s Daily Lesson #7 (约翰老师的每日一课:第7课)

Lesson #7:

(7 September 2018)

“Half a loaf is better than no bread.”

(English) Meaning:

  1. We should be thankful for what we receive, even though it is not so much as we had hoped for.
  2. We should be thankful for what we have, even though it is less than we would like.




tiáo miàn bāo shèng guò


yǒu miàn bāo

语音:英语(John Hung)/普通话(彭比惠




More Learning:

  1. A later version is ‘Half a loaf is better than none’.( ‘有比沒有好‘或‘有勝於無‘或‘聊勝於無‘或’有好過冇’)。
  2. One foot is better than two crutches.(一隻脚也比兩個拐棍強)。




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