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Simplfied Chinese
一成不变
Traditional Chinese
一成不變
Mandarin pinyin pronunciation
yī chéng bù biàn
Cantonese jyutpin pronunciation
yat1 sing4 bat1 bin3
Short definition stuck in a rut
Usage frequency Somewhat infrequent
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All available English definitions nothing much changes (idiom)MDBG icon / stuck in a rutMDBG icon / always the sameMDBG icon / never to changeAdso icon /
Copyleft icon Adso icon Adso: never to change
Copyleft icon Cantofish icon Cantofish: samemdbg
Copyleft icon MDBG icon MDBG: nothing much changes (idiom); always the same; stuck in a rut
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(shì) age
事变(shì biàn) incident
(huàn) fantasy
无常(wú cháng) to die
(rén) man
不能(bù néng) to be unable
因循守旧(yīn xún shǒu jiù) diehard conservative attitudes
(zōu) ,
一成不变(yī chéng bù biàn) stuck in a rut

Things change from time to time, and one should change with them.

你是(nǐshì)
(mò) without
创意(chuàng yì) creative
(dào) to go
(lián) as
每次(měi cì) every time
道歉的( dào qiàn de) excusatory
说词(shuōcí)
(dū) all
一成不变(yī chéng bù biàn) stuck in a rut
(ma) (question tag)

Can it be that you don't have a bit of creativity, to the point of always inventing the same apology?

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