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Difference between 临阵磨枪 and 临时抱佛脚

They both describe the same thing. 临阵磨枪 is affirmative, 临时抱佛脚 is negative. Just like: Cars bring convenience, but also increase traffic risks. So you can use one of them to fit your scene. Eg. If you ...
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Difference between 临阵磨枪 and 临时抱佛脚

Yes, "Both seem to mean "preparing in the last minute" The subtle differences are:- In 临阵磨枪, it means to make preparations, (more in the physical sense), for whatever dire emergencies ...
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Difference between 临阵磨枪 and 临时抱佛脚

临阵磨枪 -- sharpen your spear when the enemy is upon you 临急抱佛脚 -- holding Buddha's leg and asking for help when crisis is upon you The difference between 临阵磨枪 and 临急抱佛脚: 临阵磨枪 is 'try to strengthen ...
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