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Chengyu
发愤忘食
Pinyin
fā fèn wàng shí
English
be so immersed in one's work as to forget to eat
Explanation
Meaning
努力学习或工作,连吃饭都忘了。形容十分勤奋。
Context
《论语·述而》:“发愤忘食,乐以忘忧,不知老之将至云尔。”
Example
既这样~起来,也好,就由你去。 ◎清·文康《儿女英雄传》第三十四回
Synonyms
废寝忘食
Grammar
偏正式;作补语、定语;形容十分勤奋
 
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