John Sir’s Daily Lesson #81 (约翰老师的每日一课:第81课)

Lesson #81:

(20 November 2018)

“Least said soonest mended.”

(English) Meaning:

  1. ‘mended’ = ‘making amends for some misdeed.
  2. If one wishes to heal a quarrel, the best course is to stop speaking about the point at issue.
  3. Talking will only make things worse.
  4. Long explanations and apologies are of little use and tend to make matters worse.
  5. Similar sayings are: “Least said, soonest mended” and “The least said, the soonest mended”.



huà shào huò



语音:英语(John Hung)/普通话(范麗丹




Other Learning:

  1. Forgive and forget. (“不念舊惡” / “不念旧恶”)
  2. Let bygones be bygones.(“既往不咎”)。




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