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Chengyu
粥少僧多
Pinyin
zhōu shǎo sēng duō
English
not enough for circulation or distribution
Explanation
Meaning
比喻东西少而人多,不够分配。
Context
邹韬奋《学校与商场》引星翁文:“小学教员比较是刻苦一点,可是各地因为粥少僧多,常常为争夺饭碗而闹得乌烟瘴气。”
Example
~,向隅者自然在所难免。 ◎聂绀弩《莎士比亚应该后悔》
Synonyms
僧多粥少
Grammar
联合式;作宾语、定语;含贬义
 
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