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杳如黄鹤
Pinyin
yǎo rú huáng hè
English
be gone forever
Explanation
Meaning
杳:无影无声;黄鹤:传说中仙人所乘的鹤。原指传说中仙人骑着黄鹤飞去,从此不再回来。现比喻无影无踪或下落不明。
Context
南朝梁·任昉《述异记》:“荀瓌憩江夏黄鹤楼上,望西南有物飘然降自云汉,乃驾鹤之宾也。宾主欢对辞去,跨鹤腾空,眇然烟灭。”唐·崔灏《黄鹤楼》诗:“黄鹤一去不复返,白云千载空悠悠。”
Example
“昨天局长到了没有?”“还是~。” ◎鲁迅《彷徨·弟兄》
Synonyms
杳无音信、无影无踪、泥牛入海
Antonyms
捷报频传
Grammar
偏正式;作谓语、定语;含贬义
 
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