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走马观花
Simplified 走马观花
Traditional 走馬觀花
Pin Yin
zou3 ma3 guan1 hua1
English
  • lit. flower viewing from horseback (成语 saw); a fleeting glance in passing
  • fig. superficial understanding from cursory observation
  • to make a quick judgment based on inadequate information
Examples:
1. 几天的走马观花下来,即使用最挑剔的眼光,我对新加坡的基本评价也还是一个简单的字:好。
A few days' cursory sightseeing left me - even with the most critical eye - only one simple word to describe the country: Good.
2. 几天的走马观花下来,即使用最挑剔的眼光,我对新加坡的基本评价也还是一个简单的字:好。
A few days' cursory sightseeing left me— even with the most critical eye— only one simple word to describe the country: Good.
3. 走马观花的游行
A hurried tour.
4. 就这样,他在典狱长布鲁斯·詹金斯陪同下,走马观花地观察了一下监狱。
And so, in step with Warden Bruce Jenkins, he was making a hasty inspection of the prison.
5. 看来,她好象不得不回去,只是想到那里走马观花
It was as if she had to return...just to give it a look.
6. 读书要细细读,不要走马观花
Read carefully; don't skim through [ over] a book.
7. 他们走马观花般地走遍意大利。
They travel(l)ed like a blue streak through Italy.
8. 有些人可以到工厂农村去看一看,转一转,这叫“走马观花”,总比不走不看好。
This may be called "looking at the flowers on horseback" and is better than doing nothing at all.