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未卜先知
Pinyin
wèi bǔ xiān zhī
English
have foresight
Explanation
Meaning
卜:占卜,打卦,古人用火灼龟甲,看灼开的裂纹推测未来的吉凶祸富。没有占卜便能事先知道。形容有预见。
Context
元·无名氏《桃花女》第三折:“卖弄杀《周易》阴阳谁似你,还有个未卜先知意。”
Example
有这等事,真个~! ◎明·许恒《二奇缘传奇》二
Synonyms
料事如神、先见之明
Grammar
连动式;作谓语、定语;形容有预见
 
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