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事后聪明
Simplified 事后聪明
Traditional 事後聰明
Pin Yin
shi4 hou4 cong1 ming5
English
  • wise after the event (成语 saw); with hindsight, one should have predicted it
Examples:
1. 但是在这里发现一种自然的(不单单是超自然的)顺序性,并非仅仅事后聪明
But it is not hindsight alone that finds a natural, not solely a supernatural, sequentiality here.
2. 事后聪明容易,事前小心则更安全。——伊索
It's easy to be wise after the event; but much safer to take care before it happens. -- Aesop
3. 事后聪明
Wise after the event.