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急中生智 

jí zhōng shēng zhì

Literal Meaning 字面意思

Wisdom during a crisis

Definition 定义

To come up with a solution during a pressing situation

Similar English Idioms 相似英文习语

Last-minute save; eleventh-hour rescue; quick-witted; to MacGyver a solution

Example 例句

詹姆士·庞德总能在危险的时刻急中生智,化险为夷。但是换成我的话,应该只会惊慌失措。 James Bond can be trusted to find an escape route in a dangerous situation. I think if it were me, I would probably just panic.

Similar 相似词

情急智生

Opposite 相反词

束手无策、无计可施
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