English translation of '舍本逐末'
(shě běn zhú mò)
get one's priorities wrong
⇒ 大学生过多参与社会活动其实是舍本逐末。(Dàxuéshēng guò duō cānyù shèhuì huódòng qíshí shì shě běn zhú mò.)
Students who get too involved in social activities have got their priorities wrong.
Translation of 舍本逐末 from the Collins Chinese to English Dictionary