樹倒猢猻散

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Mandarin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Literally: When a tree falls, the monkeys scatter.

Proverb[edit]

樹倒猢猻散 (traditional, Pinyin shù dǎo húsūn sǎn, simplified 树倒猢狲散)

  1. When a leader loses power, his followers become disorganized.

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