123 Chinese Idioms (成语), 100 from the Singapore Primary School Curriculum List—more soon!
shǒu zhū dài tù
Literal Meaning 字面意思
Stand by a stump, waiting for rabbits
Not doing anything active, but assuming success will happen; irrational optimism; inaction
Similar English Idioms 相似英文习语
Leave things to chance; sanguine; looking through rose-tinted or rose-colored glasses; waiting for a lucky break
如果你真心想成为超级英雄，就应该多运动强健体魄，而不是整天守株待兔，等待辐射蜘蛛来咬你！ If you really want to be a superhero, maybe you should exercise more, and not just hang around waiting for a radioactive spider to bite you!