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承前启后
Pinyin
chéng qián qǐ hòu
English
inherit the pase and usher in the future serve as a link between past and future
Explanation
Meaning
承:承接;启:开创。承接前面的,开创后来的。指继承前人事业,为后人开辟道路。
Context
明·朱国祯《涌幢小品·曾有菴赠文》:“公承前草创,启后规模,此之功德,垂之永久。”
Example
至于青年之急待攻击,实较老年为尤甚,因为他们是~的桥梁,国家的绝续,全在他们肩上的。 ◎鲁迅《两地书》一一
Synonyms
承上启下、继往开来
Antonyms
空前绝后
Grammar
连动式;作定语;指连接前后的桥梁作用
 
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