浑水摸鱼

 
hún shuǐ mō yú (hun shui mo yu)
fish in troubled waters

Meaning: 浑水:不清的水。比喻乘混乱的时候从中捞取利益。Context: 老舍《四世同堂》四十五:“其余那些人,有的是浑水摸鱼,乘机会弄个资格。”Synonyms: 趁火打劫Antonyms: 夜不闭户、路不拾遗Grammar: 偏正式;作谓语、定语;含贬义

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