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shifting/rearranging the deckchairs on the Titanic

used for saying that someone is wasting time dealing with things that are not important, and is ignoring a much more serious problem
Translations of “shifting/rearranging the deckchairs on the Titanic”
in Chinese (Traditional) 捨本逐末, 浪費時間處理瑣碎事情而忽略了關鍵問題…
in Chinese (Simplified) 舍本逐末, 浪费时间处理琐碎事情而忽略了关键问题…
(Definition of shifting/rearranging the deckchairs on the Titanic from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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