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作威作福
Pinyin
zuò wēi zuò fú
English
ride roughshod over people
Explanation
Meaning
原意是只有君王才能独揽权威,行赏行罚。后泛指凭借职位,滥用权力。
Context
语出《书·洪范》:“惟辟作福,惟辟作威,惟辟玉食。臣无有作福作威玉食。”
Example
姜三膘子一辈子是~,花天酒地。 ◎曲波《林海雪原》二
 
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