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贼喊捉贼
Pinyin
zéi hǎn zhuō zéi
English
cover up one's misdeeds by shifting the blame on to others
Explanation
Meaning
做贼的人喊捉贼。比喻坏人为了自己逃脱,故意制造混乱,转移目标,把别人说成是坏人。
Example
这个狡滑的小偷,偷了人家的钱后,还贼喊捉贼,嫁祸于人。
Synonyms
倒打一耙、颠倒黑白
Grammar
主谓式;作谓语、定语、分句;含贬义
 
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