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PinYin kū mù féng chūn    Simplified 枯木逢春    Traditional 枯木逢春
  1. lit. the spring comes upon a withered tree (idiom)
  2. fig. to get a new lease on life
  3. to be revived
  4. (of a difficult situation) to suddenly improve

Chinese meanings
  1. kū mùféng chūn
    比喻重获生机。

Chinese meanings
  1. kū mù féng chūn
    【近义】枯树生花、绝处逢生
    【反义】暗无天日、生不逢时
    【释义】枯干的树遇到了春天,又恢复了活力。比喻垂危的病人或事物重新获得生机。
    【出处】宋·释道原《景德传灯录》卷二十三:“唐州大乘山和尚问:‘枯树逢春时如何?’师曰:‘世间希有。’”
    【用例】~,陈花重放,旧作再版,自然是值得高兴的。(峻青《写在百花重放的时候》)

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