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Chengyu
急转直下
Pinyin
jí zhuǎn zhí xià
English
(of the march of events etc.) take a sudden turn for the better or worse
Explanation
Meaning
形容形势或文笔等突然转变,并且很快地顺势发展下去。
Context
叶剑英《伟大的战略决战》:“由于迅速而顺利地取得了辽沈战役的胜利,就使全国战局急转直下,使原来预计的战争进程大为缩短。”
Synonyms
大势所趋
Antonyms
扶摇直下、相持不下
Grammar
联合式;作谓语、定语;形容突然转变

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