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束手就擒
Pinyin
shù shǒu jiù qín
English
put up no fight and allow oneself to be caught
Explanation
Meaning
束手:自缚其手,比喻不想方设法;就:受;擒:活捉。捆起手来让人捉住。指毫不抵抗,乖乖地让人捉住。
Context
《宋史·苻彦卿传》:“与其束手就擒,曷若死战,然未必死。”
Example
宁王闹了两年,不想被新建伯王守仁一阵杀败,~。 ◎清·吴敬梓《儒林外史》第八回
 
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