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坐以待毙
Pinyin
zuò yǐ dài bì
English
resign oneself to death or do not try to overcome difficulties or dangers
Explanation
Meaning
坐着等死。形容在极端困难中,不积极想办法找出路。
Context
三国蜀·诸葛亮《后出师表》:“然不伐贼,王业亦亡,惟坐而待亡,孰与伐之。”
Example
哪里有压迫,哪里就有反抗。人民大众不会~。
Synonyms
束手待毙、劫数难逃、在劫难逃
Antonyms
柳暗花明
Grammar
连动式;作谓语、宾语、定语;含贬义
 
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