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Chengyu
信手拈来
Pinyin
xìn shǒu niān lái
English
(of writing) have the words at hand
Explanation
Meaning
信手:随手;拈:用手指捏取东西。随手拿来。多指写文章时能自由纯熟的选用词语或应用典故,用不着怎么思考。
Context
宋·苏轼《次韵孔毅甫集古人句见赠》诗:“前身子美只君是,信手拈来俱天成。”
Example
惹一番~斧痕。 ◎元·无名氏《度柳翠》第一折
Synonyms
顺手牵羊、唾手可得
Antonyms
大海捞针、来之不易
Grammar
连动式;作谓语、定语、状语;用于写作等
 
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