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乐极生悲
Simplified 乐极生悲
Traditional 樂極生悲
Pin Yin
le4 ji2 sheng1 bei1
English
  • extreme joy turns to sorrow (成语 saw); Don't celebrate too soon, things could still go wrong!
Examples:
1. 乐极生悲
Extreme joy Begets sorrow.
2. [谚]乐极生悲
P-has its sting in its tail.
3. 乐极生悲,苦尽甘来
Sadness and gladness succeed one another.
4. 我还没回到故乡,故乡就传遍了我乐极生悲,从高枝上一落千丈的消息。
The tidings of my high fortunes having had a heavy fall, had got down to my native place before I got there.
5. 乐极生悲,否极泰来。
When joy reaches its height, it is sorrow's turn; when iii luck reaches its limit, good luck cranes in.