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sài wēng shī mǎ
idiom. The old man lost his mare (but it all turned out for the best) -- blessing in disguise

Simplified Chinese

Traditional Chinese

Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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sài wēng shī mǎ , yān zhī fēi fú
idiom. The old man lost his mare, but it all turned out for the best, (fig.) a loss may turn out to be a gain, misfortune may be an actual luck