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能不能帮我翻译这个成语?

A gem is not polished without rubbing, nor a man perfected without trials.

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For learning: Chinese (Mandarin)
Base language: Chinese (Mandarin)
Category: Language

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    玉不琢不成器

    玉不琢不成器,人不学不知义。
    It is from The Three-Character Primer, classic texts of ancient China.
    The literal meaning of the last part of this sentence in Chinese is that you don't know the truth without learning .

    don't mislead people, it's not 成语, it's 谚语

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