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上行下效
Pinyin
shàng xíng xià xiào
English
the doings of superiors are imitated by their inferiors
Explanation
Meaning
效:仿效,跟着学。上面的人怎么做,下面的人就跟着怎么干。
Context
汉·班固《白虎通·三教》:“教者,效也,上为之,下效之。”《旧唐书·贾曾传》:“上行下效,淫俗将成。”
Synonyms
如法炮制、鹦鹉学舌
Antonyms
源清流洁
Grammar
联合式;作主语、谓语、宾语;含贬义
 
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