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厝火积薪
Pinyin
cuò huǒ jī xīn
Explanation
Meaning
厝:放置;薪:柴草。把火放到柴堆下面。比喻潜伏着很大危险。
Context
汉·贾谊《新书·数宁》:“夫抱火厝之积薪之下,而寝其上,火未及燃,因谓之安,偷安者也。”
Example
乃事过境迁,恬嬉如故,~之下,而寝处其上,酣歌恒舞,民怨沸腾,卒至鱼烂土崩,不可收拾。 ◎蔡东藩、许廑父《民国通俗演义》
Synonyms
盲人瞎马、朝不保夕、危在旦夕
Grammar
偏正式;作定语;含贬义,比喻隐藏极大的祸患
 
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