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給你三分顏色就想開染坊了。 包含有得寸进尺和不自量力的意思。 It includes the meanings "give him an inch and he'll want a mile" plus "overestimate oneself" 三分颜色开不了染坊,说明你不知深浅。 You can't open a dyeing shop with just with three colours, will say, you don't know your limits. 大概意思就是别太得意了,或者是别得寸进尺。 The rough meaning is "don't be too proud", or "given an inch, ...


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