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飞蛾扑火
Pinyin
fēi é pū huǒ
English
bring destruction upon oneself
Explanation
Meaning
飞蛾扑到火上,比喻自取灭亡。
Context
《梁书·到溉传》:“如飞蛾之赴火,岂焚身之可吝。”
Example
他今日自来投到,岂不是~,自讨死吃的。 ◎元·杨显之《潇湘雨》第二折
Synonyms
飞蛾赴火、自取灭亡
Grammar
动宾式;作谓语、状语、定语;含贬义
 
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