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Chengyu
坐观成败
Pinyin
zuò guān chéng bài
English
look on coldly
Explanation
Meaning
冷眼旁观人家的成功或失败。
Context
《史记·田叔列传》:“见兵事起,欲坐观成败;见胜者,欲合从之。”
Example
吾想西伯侯姬昌自在安然,违避旨意,按兵不动,~,真是可恨。◎明·许仲琳《封神演义》第二回
Synonyms
作壁上观、隔岸观火、袖手旁观
Antonyms
蹑足其闷
Grammar
连动式;作谓语、宾语;含贬义
 
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