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好高骛远
Pinyin
hào gāo wù yuǎn
English
reach for what is beyond one's grasp
Explanation
Meaning
好:喜欢;骛:追求。比喻不切实际地追求过高过远的目标。
Context
《宋史·道学传一·程灏传》:“病学者厌卑近而骛高远,卒无成焉。”
Example
但是~,贪抄捷径的心理,却常常妨碍人们去认识这最普通的道理。 ◎秦牧《画蛋·练功》
Synonyms
好大喜功、急功近利
Antonyms
实事求是、脚踏实地
Grammar
联合式;作谓语、宾语、状语;含贬义
 
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