矯角殺牛, きょうかくさつぎゅう

  • kyōkakusatsugyū

Definition of 矯角殺牛,きょうかくさつぎゅう

Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)

  • trying to straighten the horns of a bull, and killing it in the process
  • trying to correct a small defect and ruining the whole thing
  • The cure is worse than the disease

Related Kanji

rectify, straighten, correct, reform, cure, control, pretend, falsify
angle, corner, square, horn, antlers
kill, murder, butcher, slice off, split, diminish, reduce, spoil
cow

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