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坐立不安
Pinyin
zuò lì bù ān
English
fidgety or restless
Explanation
Meaning
坐着也不是,站着也不是。形容心情紧张,情绪不安。
Context
明·施耐庵《水浒全传》第四十回:“自从哥哥吃官事,兄弟坐立不安,又无路可救。”
Example
萧状元终日在此来往,吾等见了~。 ◎明·凌濛初《初刻拍案惊奇》卷二
Synonyms
坐卧不宁
Grammar
主谓式;作谓语、定语、补语;含贬义
 
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