Playing the harp to a cow

  • 22 April, 2018
  • Natalie Tso
classic

Tune into Classic Shorts to hear the story about why one should choose  one's audience.

 

Classic idiom - 對牛彈琴 (duì niú tán qín) or "to cow play harp" means telling  something to someone who cannot appreciate what is being said. It's similar to the English idiom "giving pearls to swine".