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坐而待旦
Pinyin
zuò ér dài dàn
Explanation
Meaning
旦:天亮。坐着等天亮。比喻心情迫切。
Context
《尚书·太甲上》:“先王昧爽,丕显,坐以待旦。”《孟子·离娄下》:“仰而思之,夜以继日;幸而得之,坐以待旦。”
Example
天下至广,万机至猥,诚不可不矜矜业业,~也。 ◎《三国志·魏志·王基传》
 
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