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东食西宿
Pinyin
dōng shí xī sù
Explanation
Meaning
比喻贪婪的人各方面的好处都要。
Context
汉·应邵《风俗通》:“俗说齐人有女,二人求之。东家子丑而富,西家子好而贫。父母疑不能决,问其女,定所欲适。……女便两袒,怪问其故。云:‘欲东家食,西家宿。’”
Example
“~”,廉者当不如是,马亦自笑无以对。 ◎清·蒲松龄《聊斋志异·黄英》
Synonyms
唯利是图、贪得无厌
Grammar
联合式;作谓语;比喻唯利是图,贪得无厌
 
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