shifting/rearranging the deckchairs on the Titanic Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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shifting/rearranging the deckchairs on the Titanic

used for saying that someone is ​wastingtimedealing with things that are not ​important, and is ​ignoring a much more ​seriousproblem
(Definition of shifting/rearranging the deckchairs on the Titanic from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “shifting/rearranging the deckchairs on the Titanic”
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…
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…
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