Things turn out contrary to one's wishes 事与愿违

February 16, 2020

Reality does not accord with hopes

 

 

 

 

     

Pinyin:  shì yǔ yuàn wéi

 

Exp:
- get the opposite of what one wants

- events do not happen as one wishes

- one did not succeed in carrying out one's intention

 

 

 

 

 

 

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