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对牛弹琴 (對牛彈琴)

duì niú tán qín

Definition

  1. (lit.) to play the lute to a cow (idiom)
  2. (fig.) offering a treat to an unappreciative audience
  3. to cast pearls before swine
  4. caviar to the general
  5. to preach to deaf ears
  6. to talk over sb's head

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