中国成语大全(中英双语)

时间:2018-02-18 成语 我要投稿

  债台高筑 become debt-ridden

  致命要害 Achilles' heel

  众矢之的 target of public criticism

  知己知彼,百战不殆 Know the enemy and know yourself, and you can fight a hundred battles with no danger of defeat

  纸上谈兵 be an armchair strategist

  纸包不住火 Truth will come to light sooner or later

  左右为难 between the devil and the deep blue sea

  谁言寸草心报得三春晖 Such kindness of warm sun, can't be repaid by grass

  水涨船高 When the river rises, the boat floats high

  时不我待 Time and tide wait for no man

  杀鸡用牛刀 break a butterfly on the wheel

  实事求是 seek truth from facts; be practical and realistic; be true to facts

  说曹操,曹操到 Talk of the devil and he comes

  实话实说 speak the plain truth; call a spade a spade; tell it as it is

  实践是检验真理的唯一标准 Practice is the sole criterion for testing truth

  山不在高,有仙则名 No matter how high the mountain is, its name will spread far and wide if there is a fairy

  韬光养晦 hide one's capacities and bide one's time

  糖衣炮弹 sugar-coated bullets

  天有不测风云 Anything unexpected may happen a bolt from the blue

  团结就是力量 Unity is strength

  “跳进黄河洗不清” 'even if one jumped into the Yellow River, one cannot wash oneself clean--there's nothing one can do to clear one's name '

  歪风邪气 unhealthy practices and evil phenomena

  物以类聚,人以群分 Birds of a feather flock together

  往事如风' The past has vanished (from memory) like wind; What in past, is pas

  望子成龙 hold high hopes for one's child

  屋漏又逢连阴雨 Misfortunes never come singly When it rains it pours

  文韬武略 military expertise; military strategy

  唯利是图 draw water to one's mill

  无源之水,无本之木 water without a source, and a tree without roots

  无中生有 make create something out of nothing

  无风不起浪 There are no waves without wind There's no smoke without fire 徇私枉法bend the law for the benefit of relatives or friends

  新官上任三把火 a new broom sweeps clean

  虚心使人进步,骄傲使人落后 Modesty helps one go forward, whereas conceit makes one lag behind

  蓄势而发 accumulate strength for a take-off

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