Animal Proverbs: Perform like a workhorse Intermediate PREMIUM
Animal metaphors are prevalent in almost every language, but people from different cultures may regard the same animal differently. In Chinese proverbs, you will see a lot of animal metaphors to symbolize human actions.
In this lesson, we're showing you three common proverbs related to horses. They can be directly translated to "A good horse doesn't eat the grass behind him", "A good horse gallops without stopping", and "You meant to pat the horse's butt, but you ended up patting on its leg". Do you know what they actually mean? Check out these proverbs and learn how to apply them to daily life!
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