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Chengyu
七手八脚
Pinyin
qī shǒu bā jiǎo
English
many people bustling about
Explanation
Meaning
形容人多手杂,动作纷乱。
Context
宋·释普济《五灯会元》卷二十:“上堂七手八脚,三头两面,耳听不闻,眼觑不见,苦乐逆顺,打成一片。”
Example
众人~将他扛抬了出来。 ◎清·吴敬梓《儒林外史》第三回
Synonyms
手忙脚乱、手足无措
Antonyms
有条不紊、从容不迫
Grammar
联合式;作状语;形容人多手杂,动作纷乱
 
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