Rabbits do not eat the grass around their burrows (兔子不吃窝边草)

兔子不吃窝边草
Tù zi bù chī wō biān cǎo


Translation:
Rabbits do not eat the grass around their burrows.
Meaning:
The proverb is usually used derogatorily. It is believed that a villain usually does not harm his neighbors.

Vocabulary

Character Pinyin English
兔子 tùzi rabbit (N)
no, not (Adv)
chī to eat (V)
home, nest, den (N)
biān side (N)
cǎo grass (N)
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