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Chengyu
混水摸鱼
Pinyin
hùn shuǐ mō yú
English
fish in troubled waters
Explanation
Meaning
比喻乘混乱的时候从中捞取利益。
Context
茅盾《蚀·动摇》:“他又觉得南乡农民的办法,‘也不无可取之处’,只要加以变化,自己就可混水摸鱼,择肥而噬。”
Synonyms
浑水摸鱼、趁火打劫
Grammar
偏正式;作谓语、定语;含贬义
 
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