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Chengyu
闭门造车
Pinyin
bì mén zào chē
English
act blindly by divorcing oneself from reality
Explanation
Meaning
关起门来造车子。比喻脱离实际,只凭主观办事。
Context
宋·朱熹《中庸或问》卷三:“古语所谓闭门造车,出门合辙,盖言其法之同。”
Example
自以为~,出而合辙,而门外之辙与其所造之车,果相合否。 ◎严复《救亡决论》
Synonyms
拒谏饰非、独断专行
Antonyms
集思广益、群策群力
Grammar
连动式;作谓语、定语、状语;含贬义,多用于批评、劝告
 
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