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趋之若鹜    Add to My Vocabulary

PinYin qū zhī ruò wù    Simplified 趋之若鹜    Traditional 趨之若鶩
  1. to rush like ducks (idiom); the mob scrabbles madly for sth unobtainable
  2. an unruly crowd on a wild goose chase

Chinese meanings
  1. qūzhīruòwù
    像鸭子一样,成群地跑过去。多比喻许多人争着去追逐不好的事物。

Chinese meanings
  1. qū zhī ruò wù
    【释义】趋:快走;鹜:野鸭。象鸭子一样成群跑过去。比喻很多人争着赶去。
    【出处】清·曾朴《孽海花》第二十七回:“京外的官员,那个不趋之若鹜呢!”

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