Meaning of 望文生义

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wàng wén shēng (Trad.: 望文生義)
lit. view a text and interpret (idiom); to interpret word by word without understanding the meaning; a far-fetched interpretation
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Antonyms: 字斟句酌
Example Sentences
Don't interpret it without real understanding when you study a foreign language.
Think of the executive summary as an advance organizer for the reader. Above all else, an executive summary has to be clear and concise.
Obsessive-compulsive disorder sustainand by definition refers to the help of OCD patients.
Do not want interpret without real understanding please, think " the price is discriminated against " it is a kind of wrong action.
I am a concrete thinker, that means I will interpret your languange very literally.