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Chengyu
飞蛾投火
Pinyin
fēi é tóu huǒ
English
bring destruction upon oneself
Explanation
Meaning
象蛾子扑火一样。比喻自找死路、自取灭亡。
Context
《梁书·到溉传》:“如飞蛾之赴火,岂焚身之可吝。”
Example
不然进入他家,如~一般,坑你上不上,下不下,那时悔之晚矣。 ◎明·兰陵笑笑生《金瓶梅词话》第十七回
Synonyms
自取灭亡、飞蛾赴火
Grammar
动宾式;作谓语、状语、定语;含贬义
 
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