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黔驴技穷
Pinyin
qián lǘ jì qióng
English
a person who has exposed his limited ability
Explanation
Meaning
黔:今贵州省一带;技:技能;穷:尽。比喻有限的一点本领也已经用完了。
Context
唐·柳宗元《三戒·黔之驴》
Example
他们不过是~,想求个活命罢了。 ◎陈立德《前驱》三十八
Synonyms
无计可施、束手无策、黔驴技尽
Antonyms
神通广大、力大无穷
Grammar
偏正式;作主语、宾语;含贬义
 
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