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降龙伏虎
Pinyin
xiáng lóng fú hǔ
English
overcome powerful adversaries
Explanation
Meaning
原是佛教故事,指用法力制服龙虎。后比喻有极大的能力,能够战胜很强的对手或克服很大的困难。
Context
南朝梁·慧皎《梁高僧传》卷十:“能以秘咒咒下神龙。”唐·道宣《续高僧传·习禅一·僧稠》:“闻两虎交斗,咆响振岩,乃以锡杖中解,各散而去。”
Example
~似平常,斩将封为斗木豸。 ◎明·许仲琳《封神演义》第八十三回
Synonyms
所向无敌、战无不胜
Antonyms
唯唯诺诺
Grammar
联合式;作谓语、定语;含褒义
 
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