Give him an inch and he'll take a yard | 人生格言

Give him an inch and he'll take a yard | 人生格言

Give him an inch and he'll take a yard
得寸进尺
If you grant some people a small favor,

如果你答应帮某些人一点小忙,

sometimes it only encourages them to take much more than they are offered

有时只会鼓励他们索求无度。

Such people should be avoided

这样的人应当予以回避,

Instead of showing gratitude,
因为他们不但不会感恩,
they will try to get more from you.

反而会向你要求更多。

And the more they get,

他们所得愈多,

the more they want.

贪图就更大。

There's no satisfying them.

谁也无法满足他们的心。

As the saying goes,"Give him an inch and he'll take a yard. "

俗话说:“得寸进尺。”