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鹬蚌相争
Simplified 鹬蚌相争
Traditional 鷸蚌相爭
Pin Yin
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English
  • lit. sandpiper and clam war together (and the fisherman catches both, 成语 saw); fig. neighbors who can't agree lose out to a third party
Examples:
1. 国民党因为党内分裂,宋楚瑜和连战鹬蚌相争,才造就民进党候选人陈水扁以略微多数的优势当选,是公认不争的事实。
"It is now indisputable that the in-fighting between James Soong and Lien Chan within KMT made it possible for Chen Shui-bian, presidential candidate of the pro-independence Democratic Progressive Party (DPP), to come to power with a narrow margin of majority votes."
2. 鹬蚌相争,渔翁得利
"Two dogs strive for a Bone, and a third runs away with it"
3. 鹬蚌相争,渔翁得利
"When the snipe and the clam grapple, it is the fisherman who stands to benefit; two dogs strive for a Bone, and a the third runs away with it"
4. 鹬蚌相争,渔翁得利。
If the shepherds quarrel, the wolf has a winning game.
5. 鹬蚌相争
The crane and the mother-of-pearl fight to death.
6. 鹬蚌相争,渔人得利。(译:螳螂捕蝉,黄雀在后。
Two dogs strive for a bone, the third runs away with it.
7. 鹬蚌相争,渔翁得利
Two quarrel and a third profits by it
8. 鹬蚌相争,渔翁得利。
When shepherds quarrel, the wolf has a winning game.
9. 鹬蚌相争,渔人得利"
When the snip and the calm grapple, it is the fisherman who stands to benefit;two dogs strive for a bone, and a third runs away with it"