Last modified on 14 January 2015, at 04:26

鄭人買履

ChineseEdit

(surname) man; person; people buy shoe; to tread on
trad. (鄭人買履)
simp. (郑人买履)

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IdiomEdit

鄭人買履

  1. (mockingly) a person who rigidly adheres to rules and regulations (or established convention), while at the same time ignoring the reality of a situation