ChineseEdit

to sit; to take a seat; to take (a bus, airplane etc.)
 
to use; according to; so as to; in order to; by; with; because; Israel (abbrev.)
to await death; to be a sitting duck
trad. (坐以待斃) 待斃
simp. (坐以待毙) 待毙
Literally: “to sit and wait for one's death”.

PronunciationEdit


IdiomEdit

坐以待斃

  1. to do nothing in face of peril or impending disasters