goldengrove Post time 2011-12-30 20:37:58

Chinese slang: 放冷箭

This post was edited by goldengrove at 2011-12-30 20:38

放冷箭
Stab in the back.

【发音】fàng lěng jiàn

【释义】(惯)喻指暗中加害于人的行为或手段。又称“射冷箭”。
            Used as a metaphor to refer to playing tricks behind sb.'s back, or secretly getting sb. into trouble.

【例1】他就会背后放冷箭。
           He often stabs people in the back.

【例2】卑怯而狡猾的懦夫喜欢在暗中施放冷箭。
           Base and crafty cowards always like to stab people in their back.


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