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What we need now is a more dangerous boat…?

呉越同舟 go.etsu.dou.shuu Literally: Wu – Yue – same – boat Alternately: Enemies in the same place at the same time, especially facing a common danger, challenge, or foe. People who would normally fight, forced by circumstances to work together. Being … Continue reading

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Nuts to you

Limited numbers of them, though 朝三暮四 chou.san.bo.shi Literally: morning – three – evening – four Alternately: Being fooled by the promise of profit or advantage into missing the fact that a difference or change is superficial only. Greed leading someone … Continue reading

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