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天崩地裂    Add to My Vocabulary

PinYin tiān bēng dì liè    Simplified 天崩地裂    Traditional 天崩地裂
  1. heaven falls and earth rends (idiom); rocked by a major disaster
  2. fig. violent revolution
  3. major social upheaval

Chinese meanings
  1. tiānbēngdìliè
    形容声响强烈或变化巨大,像天塌下、地裂开一样。也说天崩地坼。

Chinese meanings
  1. tiān bēng dì liè
    【近义】天崩地坼、天翻地覆、震天动地
    【反义】鸦雀无声、万籁俱寂
    【释义】象天塌下、地裂开那样。比喻重大的事变。
    【出处】《战国策·赵策三》:“天崩地坼,天子下席。”

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