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一夫当关,万夫莫开    Add to My Vocabulary

PinYin yī fū dāng guān , wàn fū mò kāi    Simplified 一夫当关,万夫莫开    Traditional 一夫當關,萬夫莫開
  1. If one man holds the pass, ten thousand cannot pass (idiom); One man can hold the pass against ten thousand enemies

Chinese meanings
  1. yī fū dāng guān,wàn fū mò kāi
    【释义】意思是山势又高又险,一个人把着关口,一万个人也打不进来。形容地势十分险要。
    【出处】《淮南子·兵略训》:“一人守隘,而千人弗敢过也。”晋·左思《蜀都赋》:“一人守隘,万夫莫向。”
    【用例】剑阁峥嵘而崔嵬,~。(唐·李白《蜀道难》诗)

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