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Chengyu
续凫截鹤
Pinyin
xù fú jié hè
Explanation
Meaning
比喻违失事物本性,欲益反损。
Context
语出《庄子·骈拇》:“长者不为有余,短者不为不足。是故凫胫虽短,续之则忧;鹤胫虽长,断之则悲。”
Example
若矫其肆任之性,以徇刑政之端,是~,亏其全矣。 ◎唐独孤及《对诏策》
 
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