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奉公守法 

fèng gōng shǒu fǎ

Literal Meaning 字面意思

Uphold the public and protect the law

Definition 定义

To obey the law; to subordinate the self for the greater good; law-abiding

Similar English Idioms 相似英文习语

Good egg; on the level; stand-up person; upstanding

Example 例句

我的老师过着令人难以置信的双面生活:白天是位奉公守法的公民; 晚上则是这个区域的黑帮老大。 My teacher leads an impressive double life. By day, she is a law-abiding citizen, but by night, she is the city's kingpin of crime.

Similar 相似词

安分守己、循规蹈矩

Opposite 相反词

为非作歹、作奸犯科
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