偷鸡不成蚀把米 (偷雞不成蝕把米) tōu jī bùchéng shí bǎ mǐ

tōu jī bùchéng shí bǎ mǐ phrase to try to steal a chicken only to end up losing the rice used to lure it / to try to gain an advantage only to end up worse off
Domain: Proverb 谚语
Notes: (CC-CEDICT '偷雞不成蝕把米')