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事半功倍
Simplified 事半功倍
Traditional 事半功倍
Pin Yin
shi4 ban4 gong1 bei4
English
  • half the work, twice the effect (成语 saw); the right approach saves effort and leads to better results
  • a stitch in time saves nine
Examples:
1. 事情要考虑周详以后再动手, 才能够事半功倍
Everything must be carefully examined before we act, then twice as much can be accomplished with half the effort.
2. 事情要考虑周详以后再动手,才能够事半功倍
Everything must be carefully examined before we act, then twice the result can be accomplished with half the effort.
3. 有同事们的支持,以及他们独特的经历和专业知识,肯定能使你取得事半功倍的成效。
Having the support of coworkers,as well as the benefit of their unique experience and expertise,is a sure way of multiplying the effectiveness of your own efforts.
4. 对孩子语言的教育是自然天成,事半功倍
In fact, it is advantageous for them to do so as their use of the language can help their children's linguistic development and growth.
5. 有了内行人的指点,常能达事半功倍之效。
It's easy to be great because great people will help you.
6. 善于借助电视节目的魅力来推广阅读计划,就能事半功倍
The same can be said about movies.
7. 飞石铲去了我汽车上的一二处油漆。我必须重新油漆一下,免得生锈——及时处理,事半功倍
There are one or two places where flying gravel has chipped a small flake of paint off my car. I must repaint them before they go rusty-a stitch in time save nine.
8. 例如,通晓华语的人会觉得无论在中国建立商业关系或经商都会是事半功倍的。
Today, for instance, those having a good grasp of Mandarin find it easier to build relationships within China, and do good business with China.