China Orb, online Chinese to English dictionary with nearly 1 million entries and plenty of excellent examples. The pin yin and pronunciation sound of Chinese wrods are provided. China Orb includes a lot of Chinese professional terms in many industries such as Medicine, Chemistry, Mechanism, Electricity, Computer, Economy, Law, Architecture. If you can not find satisfying translation elsewhere,try China Orb Chinese to English dictionary.

China Orb, online English to Chinese dictionary with more than 1 million entries and plenty of excellent examples. China Orb includes a lot of English professional terms in many industries such as Medicine, Chemistry, Mechanism, Electricity, Computer, Economy, Law, Architecture. If you can not find satisfying translation elsewhere,try China Orb English to Chinese dictionary.

Chinese-English Dictionary with Sound
      Search
      As
      Match
走马看花
Simplified 走马看花
Traditional 走馬看花
Pin Yin
zou3 ma3 kan4 hua1
English
  • lit. flower viewing from horseback (成语 saw); fig. superficial understanding from cursory observation
  • to make a quick judgment based on inadequate information
Examples:
1. 兴致勃勃的中国考察团最后很可能沦为走马看花的观光团,大伙只能当看热闹的门外汉,根本无法深入地挖掘任何宝藏。
At the end of their attachment, they can only be outsiders without gaining any true understanding of China and all its unique business practises.
2. 他只不过走马看花地看完了这本书。
He just rushed through the book.
3. 他希望能够走得快一点,纵使有点走马看花也罢。
He longs for it to be quicker, even if more superficial.
4. 走马看花,不深入,因为有那么多的花嘛。
If you look at flowers on horseback, you'll only get a superficial impression, as there are so many.
5. 你们从拉丁美洲到亚洲来,是走马看花的。
In coming from Latin America to Asia you have been looking at flowers on horseback.
6. 在这方面也要作典型调查,解剖一两个“麻雀”,也要用走马看花、下马看花两个方法。
In this respect, it is also necessary to investigate typical cases, or to dissect one or two "sparrows"; both methods, looking at flowers on horseback and getting off your horse to look at them, should likewise be used.
7. 调查有两种方法,一种是走马看花,一种是下马看花。
There are two ways of making investigations, one is to look at flowers on horseback and the other is to get off your horse and look at them.