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以邻为壑 | yǐ lín wéi hè

Xi Jinping used this chengyu during his remarks at a summit of the Conference on Interaction and Confidence-Building Measures in Asia (CICA) on June 16 in Tajikistan’s capital, Dushanbe.

Meaning

To profit oneself at the expense of others; Beggar thy neighbor (lit. to use your neighbor’s field as a drain).

Original

“第一,我们将坚定走和平发展道路,决不损人利己、以邻为壑。” ​​​​

Source

http://www.qstheory.cn/zdwz/2019-06/15/c_1124627999.htm

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