|Fight forward; lest you fall behind.|
|Ming Tuxun's "Book of Tu Kangyu Gongji Reconstruction of Doumen Bridge": "The bandit princes and the players are scrambling to scramble ."|
|Idiom phonetic||ㄓ ㄥ ㄒ ㄧ ㄢ ㄎ ㄨ ㄙ ˇ ㄏ ㄡ ˋ|
|Common degree||Common idioms|
|Emotional color||Neutral idiom|
|Combined; used as predicate, adverbial; describe human actions, etc.|
|Idiom structure||Joint idiom|
|Year of generation||Ancient idiom|
|Analysis of Idioms||~ And "unwilling posterity" both mean "will not fall behind others". But ~ also means "to compete first" and "disobedience in public"; "unwilling posterity" does not.|
|Idiom example||At the sports meeting held in the school, the students of each class scrambled and tried hard.|
|English translation||strive to be the first and fear to lag behind|
|Russian translation||старáться обогнáть других <наперебой>|
|other languages||<德> miteinander um etwas wetteifern <sich eifrig an etwas heranmachen> <法> à l'envi <à qui mieux mieux>|
| In the Spring and Autumn Period, Zhao Xiangzi learned to drive from the Prince. Shortly after studying, and playing with the Prince. He changed horses three times with Prince, and each time he fell behind. |
King Zhao Xiang reprimanded Prince Wang and said, "You teach me to drive, why don't you teach me the true skills?" Prince Wang said, "I have taught you all the driving skills, but there is something wrong with your use. The most important thing to drive is to coordinate your horse and cart to run fast and far. "
"In the game, as long as you are behind, you lash your horse hard, trying desperately to surpass me; once you surpass, and then look back at me from time to time, afraid that I will catch up with you (in a hurry ). In fact, sometimes in the competition, sometimes in front, sometimes It is natural to fall behind; but, whether you are ahead or behind, your mind is on me, how can you coordinate the car and the horse? This is why you are behind. "