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Chengyu
左右开弓
Pinyin
zuǒ yòu kāi gōng
English
do several jobs in the same time / use first one hand and then the other in quick succession
Explanation
Meaning
左右手都能射箭。比喻两只手轮流做同一动作或同时做几项工作。
Context
元·白朴《梧桐雨》楔子:“臣左右开弓,一十八般武艺,无有不会。”
Example
那兴儿真个自己~,打了自己十几个嘴巴。 ◎清·曹雪芹《红楼梦》第六十七回
Synonyms
左宜右有
Antonyms
左支右绌
Grammar
主谓式;作谓语、宾语、状语;指同时进行
 
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