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Chengyu
啼笑皆非
Pinyin
tí xiào jiē fēi
English
know not whether to laugh or cry
Explanation
Meaning
啼:哭;皆非:都不是。哭也不是,笑也不是,不知如何才好。形容处境尴尬或既令人难受又令人发笑的行为。
Context
沙汀《烦恼》:“刘久发啼笑皆非地站起来了。”
Synonyms
哭笑不得、狼狈不堪
Antonyms
镇定自若
Grammar
主谓式;作谓语、宾语、状语、补语;含贬义
 
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