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过来人
Simplified 过来人
Traditional 過來人
Pin Yin
guo4 lai2 ren2
English
  • an experienced person
  • someone who has 'been around (the block)'
  • someone who has personally experienced it
Examples:
1. 过来人
From one who knows!"
2. 要知水深浅,须问过来人
He knows the water best who has waded through it.
3. 如果她不是过来人的话,怎能知道我在想什么,做过什么,计划要干什么呢?
How else could she know what I was thinking, what I had done, and what I planned to do if she had not already trod the same path herself?
4. 要知下山路,须问过来人
If you wish to know the road ahead, inquire of those who have traveled it
5. 好象谁说的:“爱情已在那儿经历过了。”但是他自已是个过来人,所以他听其自然。
L'amour avait possé par là, as somebody puts it. But he was a man of experience himself, and let life take its course.
6. 逃家的小男孩总会后悔……我是过来人
Little boys who run away always regret it... I did.
7. 他以一个过来人的感情对他表示同情。
She had for him the fellow-feeling of one who had been through the same mill.
8. 规矩是人定的,由人执行,也应该由人来驾驭它,而不是反倒过来人被它驾驭了。
We make the rules and we should make them work for us, not the other way round.
9. 你是过来人,当然明白其中道理。
You are a man that has gone through it all, naturally you know the whys and wherefores of it.