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常言道
Simplified 常言道
Traditional 常言道
Pin Yin
chang2 yan2 dao4
English
  • As the saying goes
  • It's a common saying that ...
Examples:
1. 常言道:事情总是一分为二的。
As a popular saying goes, " everything has two sides."
2. 常言道:“饥者不得择食。”
As the saying goes, @Beggars must not be choosers.
3. 常言道:“切勿本末倒置。”
As the saying goes, @Don't put the cart before the horse.
4. 常言道:“人各有所好。”
As the saying goes, @Every man has his taste.
5. 常言道,无风不起浪。
As the saying goes, there is no smoke without fire.
6. 常言道,有比较才有鉴别。
Comparison is a good way to tell one thing from another.
7. 常言道:健康至善,美貌次之,财富第三。
Men say the chief good is health, beauty the second, wealth the third .
8. 常言道,“熟能生巧”。
Only through constant practice, can you improve your skills.
9. 常言道,复杂的问题无简易的答案,这话大概是真的。
Probably the aphorism that there is no easy answer to what is very complex is true.
10. 常言道,万事开头难。
Taking the first step proverbially costs the most.