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物以稀为贵
wù yǐ xī wéi guì
Something is valued if it is rare

editor  14-12-23 17:29

Language:中文 pin yin English

物以稀为贵
wù yǐ xī wéi guì
Something is valued if it is rare
用法说明
“物以稀为贵”是说一种东西少了之后就会变得更加珍贵,这句话也用来比喻人才缺少时更容易受到社会的重视。
“物以稀为贵” means an item or object will become more precious if it is rare or in demand. It is also a metaphor that means talent will gain more attention if they have a skill which society lacks.
例句
1. 甲:这种汽车每年只生产一百辆,价格非常高。
Jiǎ: Zhè zhǒng qìchē měinián zhǐ shēngchǎn yì bǎi liàng, jiàgé fēicháng gāo.
A: This kind of car is only produced with a quantity of one-hundred annually, and as a result, the price is very high.
乙:物以稀为贵嘛。买的人又那么多,价格肯定高。
Yǐ: Wù yǐ xī wéi guì ma. Mǎi de rén yòu nàme duō, jiàgé kěndìng gāo.
B: Something is valued if it is rare. The price is also high because there are so many buyers.
2. 甲:这不就是一块石头吗?他为什么看得那么重?
Jiǎ: Zhè bú jiùshì yí kuài shítou ma? Tā wèishénme kàn de nàme zhòng?
A: This is just a stone, why does he put such a high value on it?
乙:物以稀为贵嘛。他花了五年时间才找到这样的石头呢。
Yǐ: Wù yǐ xī wéi guì ma. Tā huā le wǔnián shíjiān cái zhǎodào zhèyàng de shítou ne.
B: A stone like this is valued if it is rare. It took him five years to find this type of stone.
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