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Chengyu
作贼心虚
Pinyin
zuò zéi xīn xū
English
have a guilty conscience
Explanation
Meaning
虚:怕。指做了坏事怕人知道,心里老是不安。
Context
宋·释悟明《联灯会要·重显禅师》:“却顾侍者云:‘适来有人看方丈么?’侍者云:‘有。’师云:‘作贼人心虚。’”
Example
一切违法乱纪者都是~,他们损害国家和群众的利益,见不得阳光。
Synonyms
做贼心虚
Grammar
连动式;作谓语、定语、状语;含贬义
 
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