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交臂失之
Pinyin
jiāo bì shī zhī
Explanation
Meaning
比喻遇到了机会而又当面错过。
Context
《庄子·田子方》:“吾终身与汝交一臂而失之,可不哀与?”
Example
遇可事之主,而~,非丈夫也。 ◎明·罗贯中《三国演义》第十四回
Synonyms
失之交臂
Antonyms
机不可失
Grammar
偏正式;作状语;形容没有抓住机会
 
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