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坐而论道
Pinyin
zuò ér lùn dào
Explanation
Meaning
坐着空谈大道理。指口头说说,不见行动。
Context
《抱朴子·用刑》:“通人扬子云亦以为肉刑宜复也,但废之来久矣,坐而论道者,未以为急耳。”
Example
有些人只会~,而不办实事。
Synonyms
纸上谈兵、徒托空言
Antonyms
身体力行、事必躬亲
Grammar
连动式;作主语、谓语、定语;含贬义
 
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