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萍水相逢
Pinyin
píng shuǐ xiāng féng
English
(of strangers) meet by chance
Explanation
Meaning
浮萍随水漂泊,聚散不定。比喻向来不认识的人偶然相遇。
Context
唐·王勃《滕王阁序》:“萍水相逢,尽是他乡之客。”
Example
此生平第二知心交也。惜~,聚首无多日耳。 ◎清·沈复《浮生六记·浪游记快》
Synonyms
不期而遇、一面之交
Antonyms
莫逆之交
Grammar
偏正式;作谓语、定语;指无深交
 
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