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衣食足りて礼節を知る, いしょくたりてれいせつをしる

  • ishokutaritereisetsuwoshiru

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Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)

  • the poor can't afford manners
  • only when basic needs for living are met can people spare the effort to be polite

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