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得意忘形【dé yì wàng xíng】

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Yuan Ji was a famous scholar during the Wei and Jin Dynasty, who was knowledgeable and acted very unrestrictedly. He could stay at home for months for reading; also, he could travel for months with his friends while enjoying beautiful landscapes. He played so hard when he was happy that he could forget his own appearance.  

[Definition] Originally means someone is so happy that he forgets everything. Now it is used to criticize the shallows that are too happy to control themselves when they succeed. 

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