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Chengyu
敲竹杠
Pinyin
qiāo zhū gàng
English
fleece
Explanation
Meaning
比喻利用别人的弱点或以某种口实为借口来索取财物。
Context
清·李宝嘉《官场现形记》第17回:“兄弟敲竹杠,也算会敲的了,难道这里头还有竹杠不成?”
Example
《木刻纪程》是用原木版印的,因为版面不平,被印刷厂大~,上当不浅。 ◎鲁迅《书信集·致郑振铎》
Synonyms
敲诈勒索
Grammar
动宾式;作谓语、宾语;含贬义
 
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