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Chengyu
肝脑涂地
Pinyin
gān nǎo tú dì
English
(in fighting for one's sovereign) lay down one's life
Explanation
Meaning
涂地:涂抹在地上。形容惨死。也形容竭尽忠诚,任何牺牲都在所不惜。
Context
《史记·刘敬书孙通列传》:“大战七十,小战四十,使天下之民肝脑涂地,父子暴骨中野。”
Example
今得相随,大称平生,虽~,无恨矣。 ◎明·罗贯中《三国演义》第二十八回
Synonyms
马革裹尸、粉身碎骨
Grammar
主谓式;作谓语;含褒义
 
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