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见风转舵
Simplified 见风转舵
Traditional 見風轉舵
Pin Yin
jian4 feng1 zhuan3 duo4
English
  • lit. see the wind and set the helm (成语 saw); fig. to act pragmatically
  • to be flexible and take advantage of the situation
  • [Law] temporization
Examples:
1. 政治家总会见风转舵
A statesman never fails to see how the wind blows.
2. 现在我知道中国战时高等教育是怎么一回事,我学了乖,当然见风转舵,这是我的进步。
Now that I know what Chinese wartime higher education is all about, I've learned my lesson.Of course, my progress has been in learning to sail with the wind.