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狗改不了吃屎

 

What does this mean? I think it is a proverb.

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

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    Literally, the proverb means that dogs can't get out of the habit of eating shit.

    It means that people cannot change their bad habits. It is a negative proverb especially for unlovely people.

    the leopard cannot change his spots(江山易改,本性难移)

     

    It means it's impossible to change forever the nature of someone's bad character or habit on the right way. For example:A man like smoking, therefore, we do say 狗改不了吃屎 with negative emotion. It's kind of rude that only be used suitably within close friends and family !

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