Translation of "not see the wood for the trees" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

not see the wood for the trees

UK (US not see the forest for the trees)

to be unable to get a general understanding of a situation because you are too worried about the details

只见树木,不见森林

(Translation of “not see the wood for the trees” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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