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付之一炬
Simplified 付之一炬
Traditional 付之一炬
Pin Yin
fu4 zhi1 yi1 ju4
English
  • to put to the torch (成语 saw)
  • to commit to the flames
  • to burn sth down deliberately
Examples:
1. 他所有的财物都已付之一炬.
All his belongings were burnt in the fire.
2. 只要你们能使我折服,我就会立即承认我所有的错误,首先亲手将我写的文章付之一炬
As soon as I shall be convinced, I will instantly retract all my errors, and will myself be the first to seize my writings, and commit them to the flames.
3. 甚至连王室档案也付之一炬
Even the royal records were burnt.
4. 他将文件付之一炬
He committed the paper to the fire.
5. 我把书房中的所有古书付之一炬,并发誓要尽全力整顿帝国。
He consigned to the flames all the antiquated volumes in his library, and swore that hw would do his utmost to set the Empire right.
6. 一夜之间,足够全市六个月配给量的粮食付之一炬
Six month's rations for the whole city burned up in one night.
7. 财政大臣把工党政府为了减少通货膨胀而辛辛苦苦工作了五年的成果全部付之一炬
The Chancellor threw away the results of five years of painstaking effort by the Labour Government in getting down inflation.
8. 侵略者将他的大厦付之一炬
The invaders caused his mansion to go up in flames
9. 侵略者恣意妄为, 把圆明园付之一炬
The invaders wantonly set fire to Yuan Ming Yuan.