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割鸡焉用牛刀
Pinyin
gē jī yān yòng niú dāo
Explanation
Meaning
杀只鸡何必用宰牛的刀。比喻办小事情用不着花大气力。
Context
《论语·阳货》:“子之武城,闻弦歌之声。夫子莞尔而笑,曰:‘割鸡焉用牛刀。’”
Example
“~”?不劳温侯亲往,吾斩众诸侯首级,如探囊取物耳。 ◎明·罗贯中《三国演义》第五回
Grammar
复句式;作分句;指不值得小题大作
 
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