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反唇相讥
Pinyin
fǎn chún xiāng jī
English
answer back sarcastically
Explanation
Meaning
反唇:回嘴、顶嘴。受到指责不服气,反过来讥讽对方。
Context
《汉书·贾谊传》:“妇姑不相说(悦),则反唇而相稽。”
Example
济渡满不买帐,~:“皇上信得过我,干您哪一条?” ◎华而实《汉衣冠》七
Synonyms
反唇相稽
Antonyms
张口结舌、无言以对
Grammar
偏正式;作谓语、状语;用于争斗的场合
 
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