江河日下

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Chinese[edit]

simpl. and trad.

Etymology[edit]

Literally: the (water level) of the streams and rivers goes down by the day (because of the change of seasons)

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

江河日下

  1. (idiomatic) to worsen by the day; to get worse with each passing day

References[edit]

  • "江河日下" (in Mandarin), Guoyu Cidian On-line Mandarin Dictionary (國語辭典). URL accessed on 2008-01-01.