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Chengyu
掩耳盗钟
Pinyin
yǎn ěr dào zhōng
Explanation
Meaning
捂住耳朵偷钟。比喻自己欺骗自己。
Context
语出《吕氏春秋·自知》:“范氏之亡也,百姓有得锺者,欲负而走。则锺大不可负,以椎毁之,锺怳然有音。恐人闻之而夺己也,遽揜其耳。”
 
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