Jump to content

拔苗助长【bá miáo zhù zhǎng】

Recommended Posts


Once there was a farmer, he hasn’t seen any growth of his germinated seedlings after transplanting. He was so anxious that he pulled up the seedlings and was exhausted when he returned home. He told his son happily, “I finally help the seedlings grow.” His son hurriedly went to the field, founding all seedings were dead. 


[Definition] When (someone) catalyses something (a plant, an event) but dismisses its growth cycle, ending with a disastrous result.  

*If you are interested in Chinese folk tales or ghosts stories, have a look at: https://chinesestoriesfolktales.quora.com

Link to comment
Share on other sites

Study With Us on Discord for FREE!

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.
Note: Your post will require moderator approval before it will be visible.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.

  • Create New...