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买臣覆水
Pinyin
mǎi chén fù shuǐ
Explanation
Meaning
覆:泼。比喻事成定局,无法挽回。
Context
相传汉代朱买臣贫贱时,其妻出走,显达后,其妻又回来,朱买臣泼水于地,令妻收回。
Example
今日无意忽逢,虽不能有相如解渴之情,却怅然有~之悲。 ◎清·李绿园《歧路灯》第七十回
 
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