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Chengyu
雁默先烹
Pinyin
yàn mò xiān pēng
Explanation
Meaning
比喻无才者先被淘汰。
Context
《庄子·山木》:“夫子出于山,舍于故人之家。故人喜,命竖子杀雁而烹之。竖子请曰:‘其一能鸣,其一不能鸣,请奚杀?’主人曰:‘杀不能鸣者。’”
Grammar
紧缩式;作谓语;含贬义
 
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