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三顾茅庐
Pinyin
sān gù máo lú
English
call on someone repeatedly to enlist his help, etc.
Explanation
Meaning
顾:拜访;茅庐:草屋。原为汉末刘备访聘诸葛亮的故事。比喻真心诚意,一再邀请。
Context
三国蜀·诸葛亮《出师表》:“先帝不以臣卑鄙,猥自枉屈,三顾臣于草庐之中。”
Example
我住着半间儿草舍,再谁承望~。 ◎元·马致远《荐福碑》第一折
Synonyms
礼贤下士
Antonyms
拒人千里、妄自尊大
Grammar
动宾式;作谓语、宾语;含褒义
 
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