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鶏口牛後, けいこうぎゅうご

  • keikōgyūgo


Expressions (phrases, clauses, etc.)

  • better to be the beak of a rooster than the rump of a bull
  • better to be the leader of a small group than a subordinate in a large organization
  • better to be a big fish in a little pond than a little fish in a big pond

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