separate the grain/wheat from the chaff

分清好壞;區分優劣。

例句:

  • Although all the students seem equally quick and bright in class, a look through their written work is able to separate the grain from the chaff. (雖然所有學生在課堂上好像全都一樣聰明伶俐,但只要一看他們的書面作業就能分出高下了)
  • The CEO is in the hope that the new procedure for evaluating employees can separate the wheat from the chaff. (執行長希望新的員工評鑑程序能區分出優劣)

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