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Meaning of 刻舟求剑

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zhōu qiú jiàn (Trad.: 刻舟求劍)
lit. a notch on the side of a boat to locate a sword dropped overboard (idiom); fig. an action made pointless by changed circumstances
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Example Sentences
1
They were waiting for him.
2
But India's proposal shows that donors, like generals, are still fighting the last war.
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Such a "disregard the changing circumstances" way of thinking has failed to quit thinking of the stage.
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A boy from LuoHan village, HuangPo district was striked dead by his i ane father.
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All of you have heard of this story: A man wants to cross a river.