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旧瓶装新酒
Pinyin
jiù píng zhuāng xīn jiǔ
English
use old bottles for new wine / new wine in old bottles
Explanation
Meaning
比喻用旧的形式表现新的内容。
Context
《新约·马太福音》第九章。耶稣说:“没有人把新酒装在旧皮袋里;若是这样,皮袋就裂开,酒漏出来,连皮袋也坏了。唯独把新酒装在新皮袋里,两样就都保全了。”
Synonyms
旧调重弹
Grammar
主谓式;作宾语;比喻用旧的形式表现新的内容
 
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