鄭人買履

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See also: 郑人买履

Chinese[edit]

(surname) man; person; people buy shoe; to tread on
trad. (鄭人買履)
simp. (郑人买履)

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鄭人買履

  1. (mockingly) a person who rigidly adheres to rules and regulations (or established convention), while at the same time ignoring the reality of a situation