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一念之差
Simplified 一念之差
Traditional 一念之差
Pin Yin
yi1 nian4 zhi1 cha1
English
  • momentary slip
  • false step
  • ill-considered action
Examples:
1. 仅仅是一念之差,一个人的美誉可能就毁于一旦。
A man's reputation may be sacrificed in a moment of ill-considered action.
2. 一念之差, 终身之悔。
A slight error in thought may constitute a life-long regret.
3. 一念之差,终身悔恨。
One wrong thinking may cause a lifelong regret .
4. 一念之差铸成终生之恨
One wrong thought may cause a lifelong regret
5. 历史的功过,表面上看来,也许只是一念之差
Right and wrong as recorded in history may on the surface appear to be just a result of a decision made on the spur of the moment.
6. 历史的功过,表面上看来,也许只是一念之差,深一层分析就不难发现,那不仅仅是一念之差的问题。
Right and wrong as recorded in history may on the surface appear to be just a result of a decision made on the spur of the moment. In fact, deeper underlying factors are at work.
7. 经理可不傻,还不至于会盲目地被这样的一念之差引入岐途,但是他今天的情况特殊。
The manager was no fool to be led blindly away by such an errant proposition as this, but his situation was peculiar.