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Chengyu
前人栽树,后人乘凉
Pinyin
qián rén zāi shù hòu rén chéng liáng
Explanation
Meaning
比喻前人为后人造福。
Context
清·颐琐《黄绣球》第一回:“俗语说得好:‘前人栽树,后人乘凉。’我们守着祖宗的遗产,过了一生,后来儿孙,自有儿孙之福。”
Synonyms
前人修路后人行
Antonyms
重蹈覆辙
Grammar
复句式;作谓语、分句;用于给后辈造福
 
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