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惹火烧身
Pinyin
rě huǒ shāo shēn
English
court disaster
Explanation
Meaning
惹:引;身:本身。引火烧自己。比喻自找麻烦或自找苦吃。
Context
明·东鲁古狂生《醉醒石》第三回:“庄上人见典史亲来捉获,不知一件什么天大的事,生怕惹火烧身,连忙把余琳并冯氏,都送将出来。”
Synonyms
招灾惹祸
Antonyms
明哲保身
Grammar
连动式;作谓语、定语;比喻自找麻烦或自找苦吃
 
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