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乌白马角
Pinyin
wū bái mǎ jiǎo
Explanation
Meaning
乌鸦变白,马头生角。比喻不能实现之事。
Context
《燕丹子》卷上:“燕太子丹质于秦,秦王遇之无礼,不得意,欲求归。秦王不听,谬言曰:‘令乌白头,马生角,乃可许耳。’”
Example
洁城洗志期暮年,~宁足言。 ◎南朝宋·鲍照《代白紵舞歌》诗
Grammar
联合式;作谓语、定语;含贬义
 
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