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Chengyu
荆人涉澭
Pinyin
jīng rén shè yōng
Explanation
Meaning
荆人:楚国人。澭:澭水。楚国人过澭水。后用以讽刺拘泥于成法,不知道根据情况的变化而变通的行为。
Context
《吕氏春秋·察今》:“荆人欲袭宋,使人先表澭水。澭水暴益,荆人弗知,循表而夜涉,溺死者千余人,军惊而坏都舍。
 
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