John Sir’s Daily Lesson #82 (约翰老师的每日一课:第82课)

Lesson #82:

(21 November 2018)

“Make yourself all honey and the flies will devour you.”

(English) Meaning:

  1. If you are too obsequious, others will treat you with contempt.
  2. If you are too servile, others will treat you with contempt.
  3. Don’t be a yes-man.



guǒ biàn

chéng le fēng cāng


jiù guì  lái chī diào

语音:英语(John Hung)/普通话(彭比惠




Other Learning:

  1. Don’t cry stinking fish.
  2. Self-praise is no recommendation.
  3. Don’t make yourself a mouse, or the cat will eat you.(“馬善被人騎,人善被人欺” / “马善被人骑,人善被人欺”)。




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