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藕断丝连
Simplified 藕断丝连
Traditional 藕斷絲連
Pin Yin
ou3 duan4 si1 lian2
English
  • lit. lotus roots may break, but the fiber remains joined (成语 saw); lovers part, but still long for one another
Examples:
1. 女人们到底有些藕断丝连
But there must be something of the clinging vine about women.
2. 他们还觉得藕断丝连的“抵押”太麻烦,他们一致要干干脆脆顶了出去。
Feeling that a mortgage would only prolong their misery, they decided unanimously to sell out completely and have done with it.
3. 藕断丝连
The lotus root snaps But its fiBres stay joined.
4. 没有彻底断绝关系-藕断丝连
They have not cut off relations completely
5. 他们俩表面上不来往,但实际上是藕断丝连
They two don't mix much apparently, in fact, they have ties with each other.
6. 是的,如果她为你布置房间,我会不高兴的。我确实有这种想法,我不喜欢你与她藕断丝连的。
Yes, and I do mind if she furnishes your rooms-I do mind. I mind that you keep her hanging on at all.