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Chengyu
来者居上
Pinyin
lái zhě jū shàng
Explanation
Meaning
后来居上。原指资格浅的新进反居资格老的旧臣之上。后亦用以称赞后起之秀超过前辈。
Context
语出《史记·汲郑列传》:“陛下用群臣如积薪耳,后来者居上。”
Example
陈人束阁,让他~。 ◎宋·刘克庄《念奴娇·丙寅生日》词
 
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