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颐指风使
Pinyin
yí zhǐ fēng shǐ
Explanation
Meaning
以下巴的动向和脸色来指挥人。常以形容指挥别人时的傲慢态度。
Context
《元典章·户部二·使臣》:“累年以来,朝廷使臣以致中书省枢密院御史台内外诸衙门一切出使臣人等,每到外路,挟恃威势,颐指风使,外路官司抑曲将迎,恐咈其意。”
 
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