Chinese-English Translation of 未雨绸缪


未雨绸缪

[wèiyǔchóumiù]
    lit. before it rains, bind around with silk (idiom, from Book of Songs 詩經|诗经); fig. to plan ahead
    to prepare for a rainy day





lit.
    liter;literal;literally;literary;literature

before [bi'fɔ:(r)]
    adv.在前,以前 prep.在...之前 conj.在...之前,与其...宁可

it [it]
    pron.它;Italy,意大利;Information Technology,信息技术

bind [baind]
    v.绑,镶边,装订,凝固,约束

around [ә'raund]
    adv.周围,四周,到处,大约,左右 prep.在...周围,四处

with [wið]
    prep.有,以,用,同...,由于,和...一致,赞成,关于,就

silk [silk]
    n.丝绸

idiom [idiәm]
    n.成语,方言,土语,习惯用语

from [frәm]
    prep.从,今后,来自,由于

book [buk]
    n.书,书籍,卷,篇,帐簿,名册,工作簿 v.登记,预订,控告

Songs
    歌曲;名词song的复数形式

fig.
    figure n.数字,图画

plan [plæn]
    n.计划,设计图,平面图 vt.计划,设计

prepare [pri'peә(r)]
    v.准备,预备,有能力而且愿意

rainy [reini]
    adj.下雨的,多雨的

day [dei]
    n.天,白天,日子,白昼,黎明,工作日,节日,重要日子



Chinese-English Translation Examples of 未雨绸缪


虽说她不知道儿子长大以后究竟会怎样,但是未雨绸缪总是没有错。
She didn't know what her son might turn out to be, but it was always well to cast an anchor to windward.
虽说他不知道儿子大了以后究竟会怎样,可是未雨绸缪总没错儿。
He did not know what his son might turn out to be, but it was always well to have an anchor to windward.
[谚]不要等到下雨再做雨衣;未雨绸缪
Have not thy cloak to make when it begins to rain.
未雨绸缪不但能够防範生化攻击,保护美国民众生命安全,同时在面对自然爆发的传染病时(如爱滋病毒和西尼罗病毒的蔓延)医疗界也将更有能力适当处理。
Preparedness not only defends the population against biological attacks but puts the medical community in a better position to react to natural outbreaks such as hiv and west nile virus.
这个家伙是一个难对付的人,你最好是未雨绸缪
This guy's a nut and you'd better get ready for rainy days.

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