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江河日下
Simplified 江河日下
Traditional 江河日下
Pin Yin
jiang1 he2 ri4 xia4
English
  • rivers pour away by the day (成语 saw); going from bad to worse
  • deteriorating day by day
Examples:
1. 然而近来上海的工业真是江河日下
As it is, industry in this city is going from bad to worse.
2. 因为单纯的溢美之词不能解决根本问题,一味粉饰太平恰恰正是某一统治江河日下的标志。
Heaping praises on our achievements and turning a blind eye to our shortcomings will not help us overcome our problems. In fact, it may well lead to our decline.
3. 可以前并不如此,法兰西在这类问题上已是江河日下
It used not to be so, but France in all such things is changed for the worse.
4. 霍华德先生称,这数场骚乱已在汤加首都造成严重破坏。海伦克拉克担心南太平洋各国将会江河日下,变得不堪一击。
Mr Howard says the riots caused massive damage in Tonga's capital, and Helen Clark fears the spectre of fragile or failing states in the South Pacific.
5. 当亨利受伤时,阿森纳不得不依靠35岁的博格坎普,未经考验的21岁小将阿里迪埃尔以及江河日下的卡努,这可远远不是争夺冠军联赛的基础。
That would leave Arsenal relying on a35- year-old Bergkamp, unproven21- year-old Jeremie Aliadiere and the fading Nwankwo Kanu should Henry be sidelined- hardly the foundations on which Champions League triumphs are built.
6. 伊顿公学的联谊辩论俱乐部处境艰难,其声誉江河日下
The Pop world is a milieu where reputations decline and fall with more than usual rapidity.
7. 这个国家的经济现在是江河日下,愈来愈坏了.
The( national) economy of this country is going from bad to worse.
8. 该市这一地区一度很繁华, 如今已江河日下.
This part of the town used to be fashionable, but it's starting to go downhill.