You cannot burn the candle at both ends | 人生格言

You cannot burn the candle at both ends | 人生格言

You cannot burn the candle at both ends

蜡烛不能两头烧
Some students don't study until a couple of days before an exam.
有些学生直到考前几天才念书。
They have to stay up late cramming.
他们得熬夜临时抱佛脚。
As can be expected,they don't usually do well on the exam because of a lack of sleep.
可以预期的是,他们往往因睡眠不足而考不好。
What's even worse, their health could thus be ruined.
更糟的是,他们的健康可能因此而搞坏。
Remember: "You cannot burn the candle at both ends.”
记住:“蜡烛不能两头烧。”