[Pinyin] K ? ng ché ng jì
[idiom story] during the Three Kingdoms period, the state of Wei sent Sima Yi as commander to attack the Street Pavilion of Shu, and Zhugeliang failed to send Ma Su to garrison. Sima Yi led his troops to the west city. Zhugeliang had no troops to meet the enemy, but he was calm, opened the gate and played the piano on the tower. Sima Yi suspects that there is an ambush and draws the soldiers back. When he learned that the west city was empty, he went back to fight again. Zhao Yun rushed back to the siege.
[source] ‘ If Wei Bing arrives, he can’t move without authorization. I have my own plan& rsquo; Wearing a crane cloak and a Lun towel, Kongming led two children to sit in front of the enemy tower in the city, burning incense and playing the piano. Ming · Luo Guanzhong’s the romance of the Three Kingdoms, chapter 95
[explanation] refers to the strategy of hiding emptiness and cheating the other party in a critical situation.
[usage] as object; Refers to deceiving the opponent
[rhyming words] Hongdu buyidi, Shengou Gaobi, children in black clothes, attractive resorts, powerless to return to heaven, brothers all over the world, light body and favoritism, strange differences, being considerate, keeping but not discussing
[encounter language] Zhugeliang played the piano and retired from Sima
[English] presentingboldfronttoconcealweakdefense< empty-citystratagem>
[examples of idioms]
? it’s strange that the town is full of empty city plans. It’s not a weekend. The upstairs and downstairs of the office are empty.