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我行我素
Pinyin
wǒ xíng wǒ sù
English
persist in one's old ways (no matter what others say)
Explanation
Meaning
素:平素,向来。不管人家怎样说,仍旧按照自己平素的一套去做。
Context
《礼记·中庸》:“君子素其位而行,不愿乎其外。素富贵行乎富贵,素贫贱行乎贫贱,素夷狄行乎夷狄,素患难行乎患难,君子无入而不自得焉。”
Example
笑骂由人笑骂,~而已。 ◎柔石《二月》十
Synonyms
依然故我、刚愎自用
Antonyms
言听计从
Grammar
主谓式;作谓语、宾语、定语;表示自行其是
 
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