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shǒu zhū dài tù


  1. (lit.) to guard a tree-stump, waiting for rabbits (idiom)
  2. (lit.) to wait every day under a tree (in the hope that a hare kills itself by crashing into the tree trunk)
  3. to wait for a windfall
  4. sit back and wait
  5. to wait idly for opportunities
  6. to trust to chance rather than show initiative

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