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人微言轻
Pinyin
rén wēi yán qīng
English
(self-depreciatory expression) words of the lowly carry little weight
Explanation
Meaning
地位低,说话不受人重视。
Context
宋·苏轼《上执政乞度牒赈济及因修廨宇书》:“某已三奏其事,至今未报,盖人微言轻,理当自尔。”
Example
你~,怎么会做过他们? ◎清·李宝嘉《官场现形记》第三十五回
Synonyms
人微权轻、微不足道
Antonyms
一言九鼎、一言千金
Grammar
联合式;作谓语、宾语、定语;含贬义
 
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