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铁树开花
Pinyin
tiě shù kāi huā
English
something that very rarely happens
Explanation
Meaning
铁树:也叫苏铁,常绿乔木,不常开花。比喻事情非常罕见或极难实现。
Context
明·王济《君子堂日询手镜》:“吴浙间尝有俗谚云,见事难成,则云须铁树开花。”
Example
大军抗日渡金沙,铁树要开花。 ◎陈毅《赣南游击词》
Synonyms
百年不遇、大海捞针
Antonyms
触目皆是、轻而易举
Grammar
主谓式;作主语、宾语;形容事情很难做成
 
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