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坐井观天
Pinyin
zuò jǐng guān tiān
English
have a very limited view (implying ignorance, short-sightedness, shallowness etc.)
Explanation
Meaning
坐在井底看天。比喻眼界小,见识少。
Context
唐·韩愈《原道》:“坐井而观天,曰天小者,非天小也。”
Example
我弟子虚度一生,山门也不曾出去,诚所谓~,樗配之辈。 ◎明·吴承恩《西游记》第十六回
Synonyms
井底之蛙、鼠目寸光、管窥蠡测
Antonyms
见多识广、包罗万象、无懈可击
Grammar
连动式;作谓语、宾语、定语;含贬义
 
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