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Chengyu
摩厉以须
Pinyin
mó lì yǐ xū
Explanation
Meaning
磨快刀子等待。比喻做好准备,等待时机。
Context
《左传·昭公十二年》:“摩厉以须,王出,吾刃将斩矣。”
Example
至是始得以间道生还之故迁拜拾遗,得居言路,~。 ◎清·无名氏《杜诗言志》卷五
Synonyms
摩厉以需、摩砺以须
Grammar
连动式;作谓语;比喻做好准备,等待时机
 
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