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奇货可居
Pinyin
qí huò kě jū
English
something aware or precious that can be hoarded for a high price
Explanation
Meaning
指把少有的货物囤积起来,等待高价出售。也比喻拿某种专长或独占的东西作为资本,等待时机,以捞取名利地位。
Context
《史记·吕不韦列传》:“吕不韦贾邯郸,见(子楚)而怜之,曰:‘此奇货可居。’”
Example
可是他们把票子当做~,非要足了钱不肯放回。 ◎姚雪垠《李自成》第一卷第二十五章
Synonyms
囤积居奇
Antonyms
宝货难售
Grammar
主谓式;作谓语、宾语、定语;含贬义
 
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