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Chengyu
提心吊胆
Pinyin
tí xīn diào dǎn
English
cautious and anxious
Explanation
Meaning
形容十分担心或害怕。
Context
明·吴承恩《西游记》第十七回:“众僧闻得此言,一个个提心吊胆,告天许愿。”
Example
但他们往往遭农会严厉拒绝,所以他们总是悬心吊胆地过日子。 ◎毛泽东《湖南农民运动考察报告》
Synonyms
担惊受怕、心惊胆战
Antonyms
心安理得、谈笑自若
Grammar
联合式;作谓语、宾语、状语;含贬义
 
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