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无的放矢
Simplified 无的放矢
Traditional 無的放矢
Pin Yin
wu2 di4 fang4 shi3
English
  • to shoot without aim (成语 saw); fig. to speak without thinking
  • firing blindly
  • to shoot in the air
  • a shot in the dark
Examples:
1. 这个决议草案,正如少奇同志的报告所说,不是无的放矢,而是有所指的,是根据具体事实、指了具体对象的。
As Comrade Liu Shaoqi has said in his report, this draft resolution is not a shot in the dark but is based on concrete facts and directed at specific targets.
2. 毛泽东同志号召整风当然不是无的放矢,而正是针对着我们的弱点提出来的,是一针见血的指示。
Comrade Mao Zedong's call for rectification is, of course, not a shot in the dark; it is precisely directed against our weaknesses.
3. 不是有的放矢,而是无的放矢
He does not shoot the arrow at the target but shoots at random.
4. 随意攻击,无的放矢
Hit out at random
5. 在这场辩论中他的发言简直是无的放矢
In this argument his speech fought with his own shadow.
6. 作家奥奇克说,利什先生“也许有堂 吉诃德与风车作战的素质……这次挨家控诉可能被看成是堂 吉诃德式的无的放矢。我知道他既不盲动,也不无的放矢。他心直口快,欲匡正天下。”
Mr.Lish, said the writer Cynthia Ozick, " may have a quixotic, tilt-at-windmills quality, ...The [law]-suit may be seen as tilting at windmills. I know he's neither reckless, nor does he tilt at windmills. He says what he sees. He wants to set the would right."
7. 不思而言,犹如无的放矢
Speaking without thinking is shooting without taking aim .
8. 凡举事切忌无的放矢
Whatsoever you attempt, consider you goal .