English translation of '抱佛脚'
leave ... to the last minute
⇒ 有些学生平时不努力,考前临时抱佛脚。(Yǒuxiē xuéshēng píngshí bù nǔlì, kǎo qián línshí bào fójiǎo.)
Some students are lazy most of the time, and then try to cram just before the exams.
Translation of 抱佛脚 from the Collins Chinese to English Dictionary