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杀人如麻
Simplified 杀人如麻
Traditional 殺人如麻
Pin Yin
sha1 ren2 ru2 ma2
English
  • to kill people like scything flax (成语 saw); human life as grass
  • a politician acting with total disregard for the life of his countrymen
Examples:
1. 他在战争中杀人如麻,回家后他悔恨不已。
He'd killed so many men in the battle that he returned home feeling completely sick at heart.
2. 彼辈不注意敌人而以对内为能事,杀人如麻,贪贿无艺,实谣言之大本营,奸邪之制造所。
Ignoring the enemy and concentrating on our own countrymen, they are committing innumerable murders and insatiably taking bribes;in fact the secret service is the headquarters of the rumour-mongers and a breeding ground of treason and evil.
3. 那些杀人如麻的侵略者都遭到了可耻的下
Those aggressors who killed people like flies have all come to a disgraceful end.
4. 磨牙吮血, 杀人如麻
With their teeth and their fangs ready To cut people down like hemp.