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骑马找马
Pinyin
qí mǎ zhǎo mǎ
English
1. Look for something that's right under your nose. (Sit on the very horse one is looking for) 2. Hold on to one job while seeking for a better one.
Explanation
Meaning
骑着马去找别的马。原比喻一面占着一个位置,一面去另找更称心的工作。现多比喻东西就在自己这里,还到处去找。
Context
宋·释道原《景德传灯录》卷二十八:“诵经不不见有无义,真似骑驴更觅驴。”
Example
他得一边儿找事,还得一边儿拉散座;~,他不能闲起来。 ◎老舍《骆驼祥子》一
Synonyms
骑驴找驴
Grammar
连动式;作谓语、定语、分句;用于人
 
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