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Chengyu
造言生事
Pinyin
zào yán shēng shì
Explanation
Meaning
捏造虚言以挑起事端。
Context
《孟子·万章上》:“好事者为之也。”宋·朱熹集注:“好事,谓喜造言生事之人也。”清·张南庄《何典》第二回:“只消说他造言生事,顶名告他一状,不怕不拿大锭大帛出来买静求安。”
Example
自知理屈,谨具伏辩,从此不敢再到某公馆滋闹,并不敢在外~。 ◎清·吴趼人《二十年目睹之怪现状》第一百六回
 
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