Translations into English:

  • armchair strategist   
  • idle theorizing   

Other meanings:

 
cf Zhao Kuo 趙括|赵括 leading an army of 400,000 to total annihilation at battle of Changping 長平之戰|长平之战 in 260 BC

Similar phrases in dictionary Chinese English. (2)

纸上谈兵
armchair strategist; idle theorizing;
纸上谈兵的战略家
armchair strategist

Example sentences with "紙上談兵", translation memory

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zh 国际社会对于国际刑法的强制执行仅仅是纸上谈兵,无法令人感到满意。
en The international community cannot be satisfied with the mere reinforcement of international criminal law on the books
zh 这本身就是一个重要的成就,但是如果我们不能够组织一个有效的机制推动这一议程,这不过是纸上谈兵
en That is a significant achievement in itself, but it will mean almost nothing unless we are able to organize an effective mechanism for carrying this agenda forward
zh 没有财务稳定,让联合国在国际事务中发挥更大的作用就是纸上谈兵
en Without stable finances, proposals to give the United Nations a greater role in international affairs would be no more than empty talk
zh 咨询委员会强调,为了使成果预算制不成为纸上谈兵,就必须下更大的决心。
en The Advisory Committee emphasizes that intensified commitment is required to avert the risk of results-based budgeting becoming a paper exercise
zh 我们需要一种果敢、但一视同仁的做法,而不是在公开辩论中纸上谈兵
en We need a resolute but non-discriminatory approach rather than mere rhetoric through public debates
zh 加澳新集团还关切的是,按成果编制预算制度有可能成为纸上谈兵,而不是一个管理工具。
en The CANZ group was also concerned that results-based budgeting was in danger of becoming a paper exercise rather than a management tool
zh 但是,除非将这些发言付诸实施,否则,仅是纸上谈兵而已。
en But those statements will remain merely theoretical unless they are put into practice
zh 刑事制裁措施应当强有力和切实有效,而不仅是纸上谈兵
en The penal sanction should be strong and effective and not merely on paper
zh 而在设有规划的国家里,这些规划“常常未能付诸实施,始终是纸上谈兵
en Where they exist, plans “often fail to be implemented and remain grand designs on paper
zh 阿根廷希望在核裁军领域必须取得进展,避免纸上谈兵,毫无具体成果。
en Argentina calls for the commencement of negotiations on a fissile material cut-off treaty without conditions
zh 不可能在选择纸上谈兵而不要实际和平的会员国的政治计谋中找到希望。
en Hope cannot be found in political manoeuvring by Member States that choose to promote pieces of paper instead of peace
zh 关于特殊和有差别待遇的条款依然是纸上谈兵,并未落实任何有利发展中国家的具体措施。
en The provisions relating to special and differential treatment remain rather theoretical and have not materialized in any concrete steps in favour of developing countries
zh 《宪法》中规定的法案虽然计划最终赋予司法培训学校、最高司法委员会和司法机构以保证其有更大权力与独立性的法律地位,但迄今仍然是纸上谈兵,如同计划成立法律和司法改革委员会的项目一样。
en The bills provided for in the Constitution and designed finally to give the Judicial Training College, the Supreme Council of Justice and the judiciary a legal status that would give them greater authority and independence are still on the drawing board, as is the project to set up a preparatory commission for the reform of law and justice
zh 它强调指出,高级管理人员必须全力以赴,而各级工作人员必须参与,才能避免这种计划仅仅是纸上谈兵的危险。
en It emphasizes that commitment of the senior managers and involvement of staff at all levels is required to avert the risk of such a plan becoming merely a theoretical exercise
zh 不然,我们的所有协定将只不过是纸上谈兵
en Otherwise, all our agreements are mere words on paper
zh 否则,加强联合国维和行动最终也将无异于纸上谈兵
en Otherwise, talking about strengthening United Nations peacekeeping operations will ultimately be no more than empty words
zh 我们认为,路线图并非具约束性,它可能会只是纸上谈兵,该地区将最终被卷入暴力浪潮。
en We believe that if the road map is not made binding in nature, it may remain on paper and the region will ultimately be swept up in a wave of violence
zh 但是,要超越纸上谈兵,就有必要认真地审查一种概念,就是消除贫穷乃一项人权,被认定的责任承担者必须为此承担落实的义务。
en But to go beyond the rhetoric, it would be necessary to examine carefully the concept that the eradication of poverty is a human rights entitlement that entails enforceable obligations on identified duty bearers
zh 阐述人权与贫困问题、并载有侧重实施的诸项原则的文书,可以成为一项所有人都可以利用的宝贵国际机制,它体现了克服贫困斗争中各方的权利和责任,而其宗旨是为了使这项艰巨的目标能跳出纸上谈兵的境地。
en A text on human rights and poverty combining principles with an operational dimension could be a valuable international tool for all, embedding rights and responsibilities in the fight against poverty, with a view to bringing this challenging objective beyond the realm of rhetoric
zh 因此,令人遗憾的是,由于各国的无所作为,这项关键性的国际协约变成纸上谈兵
en It is therefore regrettable to note that this crucial international pact has been rendered ineffective as a result of inaction on the part of States
zh 纸上谈兵与实际进展不能混为一谈。
en Paper must not be confused with progress
zh 无从知道这项任务在冷战期间是否只停留在纸上谈兵阶段。
en That mission is not known to have ever made it off of the drawing board during the Cold War
zh 在具体案件中裁定第二条第 ‧ 款遭到违反绝非纸上谈兵,而是有实际后果的,这体现在补偿方面,特别是防止再犯。
en Far from being a purely academic exercise, the finding of a violation of article ‧ paragraph ‧ in a specific case has practical consequences in terms of reparation, especially as regards the prevention of any recurrence
zh 因此,白俄罗斯不热衷于提议再宣布一个国际十年,仅仅作为一种宣传或纸上谈兵
en That is why Belarus is not interested in proposing yet another international decade as a mere exercise in publicity or paperwork
zh 总的说来,重债穷国债务倡议基本上还只不过是纸上谈兵
en The Heavily Indebted Poor Countries Debt Initiative is, for the most part, still good only on paper, largely speaking
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