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Chengyu
螳螂奋臂
Pinyin
táng láng fèn bì
Explanation
Meaning
犹螳臂当车。比喻做力量做不到的事情,必然失败。
Context
唐·黄滔《谢试官启》:“将怜其蚌蛤剖胎,只自回旋于皎月;螳螂奋臂无辞殒碎于高车。”
Example
却乃提一旅之师,抗百万之众,何异~,羊豚鼓鬣。 ◎明·徐复祚《投梭记·却说》
 
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