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Chengyu
东奔西走
Pinyin
dōng bēn xī zǒu
English
(saying) hustle about / go here and there
Explanation
Meaning
到处奔波。多指为生活所迫或为某一目的四处奔走活动。
Context
元·魏初《沁园春·留别张周卿韵》:“甚年来行役,交情契阔,东奔西走,水送山迎。”
Example
强如在中国~,受尽腌臜的气。 ◎清·陈忱《水浒后传》第三十回
Synonyms
东奔西跑、萍踪浪迹、浪迹天涯、走南闯北
Antonyms
安土重迁、安营扎寨、安家落户、按兵不动
Grammar
联合式;作谓语、定语;指到处奔波
 
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