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坐视不救
Pinyin
zuò shī bù jiù
English
watch (others suffering or getting beaten) without extending a helping hand
Explanation
Meaning
坐视:坐着看。见别人遇到困难或危险,坐在一旁看着不去援救。
Context
明·罗贯中《三国演义》第一百十七回:“即蜀中危急,孤岂可坐视不救。”
Example
别人有困难时,我们要热心帮助,决不能~。
Synonyms
见死不救、袖手旁观、作壁上观
Antonyms
奋不顾身、赴汤蹈火、临危不惧
Grammar
连动式;作谓语、宾语;含贬义
 
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