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琴瑟失调
Pinyin
qín sè shī tiáo
Explanation
Meaning
琴瑟:古乐器名,比喻夫妇。琴瑟演奏的不谐调。比喻政令不当,失去调节。也比喻夫妇不和。
Context
《汉书·董仲书传》:“窃譬之琴瑟不调,甚者必解而更张之。”
Example
所可惜者,埙篪和鸣,却又~。 ◎清·李绿园《歧路灯》第九十九回

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