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five days
 
day; sun; date; day of the month; Japan (abbrev.)
simp. and trad.
(五日京兆)
京兆

EtymologyEdit

During the Western Han dynasty, Zhang Chang was a Jingzhaoyin (an official position) who was going to be dismissed from his post. A subordinate refused to handle cases for him upon knowing this, and said, "He's going to be a Jingzhaoyin for no longer than five days. How could he handle any more cases?" See 《漢書•張敞傳》.

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IdiomEdit

五日京兆

  1. an official who doesn't expect to remain long in office