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PinYin shù dǎo hú sūn sàn    Simplified 树倒猢狲散    Traditional 樹倒猢猻散
  1. When the tree topples the monkeys scatter. (idiom); fig. an opportunist abandons an unfavorable cause
  2. Rats leave a sinking ship.

Chinese meanings
  1. shùdǎohúsūnsàn
    比喻为首的人垮下来,随从的人无所依附也就随之而散(含贬义)。

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