上梁 shàngliáng

shàngliáng verb erect a roof beam
Domain: Literary Chinese 文言文
Notes: (Guoyu '上梁')

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  • 上梁不正下梁歪 If the upper beam is not straight, the lower beam will be crooked; subordinates imitate their superiors' vices
  • 上梁文 shangliang writing
  • 逼上梁山 driven to join the Liangshan Mountain rebels; to drive to revolt; to force sb to desperate action

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