束手無策 (chengyu)

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Pronunciation
Pinyin
shù shǒu wú cè
Bopomofo
ㄕㄨˋ ㄕㄡˇ ㄨˊ ㄘㄜˋ
Speech
束手無策
Definition
Phrase 
Idiom
面對問題時,毫無解決的辦法。
《二刻拍案驚奇.卷二九》:「小姐已是十死九生,只多得一口氣了,馬少卿束手無策。」《儒林外史.第四三回》:「那船上管船的舵工,押船的朝奉,面面相覷,束手無策。」也作「束手無措」。
Noun Verb Adjective Adverb Other
Syllable analysis
ㄕㄨˋ ㄕㄡˇ ㄨˊ ㄘㄜˋ shù shǒu
Bibliography
  • Revised Dictionary by Ministry of Education, Taiwan. :束手無策 (CC BY-ND 3.0 Taiwan)
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