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Chengyu
十有八九
Pinyin
shí yǒu bā jiǔ
English
very probable
Explanation
Meaning
指绝大多数,大致不差,差不离。
Context
唐·杜甫《负薪行》:“土风坐男使女立,男当门户女出入。十有八九负薪归,卖薪得钱应供给。”
Example
阿爷,此猜~,姐姐只为许了个盲子,心中不乐,时时流泪。 ◎明·凌濛初《初刻拍案惊奇》第12卷
 
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