míng xiū zhàn dào , àn dù Chén cāng


  • lit. repair the plank road by day while secretly crossing the Wei River 渭河[Wei4 He2] at Chencang (idiom, refers to a stratagem used by Liu Bang 劉邦|刘邦[Liu2 Bang1] in 206 BC against Xiang Yu 項羽|项羽[Xiang4 Yu3] of Chu)
  • fig. to feign one thing while doing another
  • to cheat under cover of a diversion
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