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    What is the meaning of this proverb?

    A new broom sweeps clean.
    I was question the Chinese translation of this proverb in my book so I put it here for your discusson.

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    Re: What is the meaning of this proverb?

    Hi Automoon,

    It means that those who are new in a particular task or job tend to do things in the most efficient way possible, or even make radical changes and improvements, to prove their competence and capacity.


    José Manuel Rosón Bravo

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