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worship at the shrine/altar of sth

literary
to completely support or follow a particular idea, principle, etc.: She thinks that young people today are becoming increasingly selfish, and worship at the shrine of individual happiness and gratification. He may not worship at the altar of government intervention in business, but he is in favour of limited support for industry.
Translations of “worship at the shrine/altar of sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) 篤信,堅信,追隨(某一思想、原則)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 笃信,坚信,追随(某一思想、原则)…
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