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Chengyu
象齿焚身
Pinyin
xiàng chǐ fén shēn
English
meet with disaster because of wealth
Explanation
Meaning
焚身:丧生。象因为有珍贵的牙齿而遭到捕杀。比喻人因为有钱财而招祸。
Context
《左传·襄公二十四年》:“象有齿以焚其身,贿也。”
Example
正是:山木自寇,~。恫哉李督!死不分明。 ◎蔡东藩、许廑父《民国通俗演义》第一二一回
Grammar
紧缩式;作宾语;比喻人因为有钱财而招祸
 
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