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滥竽充数
Simplified 滥竽充数
Traditional 濫竽充數
Pin Yin
lan4 yu2 chong1 shu4
English
  • lit. to play the yu 竽 mouth organ to make up numbers (成语 saw); fig. to make up the numbers with inferior products
  • to masquerade as having an ability
  • token member of a group
Examples:
1. 滥竽充数的教师、理发师、诗人等
A bad teacher, hairdresser, poet, etc
2. 滥竽充数的厨子、 教员等
A hopeless cook, teacher, etc
3. 队内管理人员考核人员不得徇私舞弊导致滥竽充数
Fleet management evaluation may not lead to corrupt doctors.
4. 像布什这样的人怎么会滥竽充数,蒙混过关的呢?
How does someone like Bush get away something like this?
5. 我不会唱歌, 我在这儿只是滥竽充数
I am not good at singing. I'm here just to make up the number.
6. 必须把滥竽充数的科研人员调到其他工作岗位上去。
The scientific research personnel who held the post without qualification must be transferred to another post.
7. 滥竽充数"这个成语比喻没有本领而冒充有本领,或者拿次货冒充好货。
This idiom is used to describe those who have no actual skills but pretend to be experts, or the passing off of inferior things as high quality ones."