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Chengyu
守株待兔
Pinyin
shǒu zhū dài tù
English
trust to chance and luck in one's actions, hope for gains without pains
Explanation
Meaning
株:露出地面的树根。原比喻希图不经过努力而得到成功的侥幸心理。现也比喻死守狭隘经验,不知变通。
Context
《韩非子·五蠹》记载:战国时宋国有一个农民,看见一只兔子撞在树根上死了,便放下锄头在树根旁等待,希望再得到撞死的兔子。
Example
吾料兄必定出身报国,岂是~之辈。 ◎明·许仲琳《封神演义》第九十四
Synonyms
刻舟求剑、墨守成规
Antonyms
通达权变
Grammar
连动式;作宾语、定语;含贬义
 
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