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以眼还眼
Simplified 以眼还眼
Traditional 以眼還眼
Pin Yin
yi3 yan3 huan2 yan3
English
  • an eye for an eye (成语 saw, cf Exodus 21:24); fig. to use the enemy's methods against him
  • to give sb a taste of his own medicine
Examples:
1. 以眼还眼,以牙还牙,以手还手,以脚还脚,
"Eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot,"
2. 你眼不可顾惜,要以命偿命,以眼还眼,以牙还牙,以手还手,以脚还脚。
"Have no pity; let life be given for life, eye for eye, tooth for tooth, hand for hand, foot for foot."
3. 以眼还眼,以牙还牙
An eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth
4. 以牙还牙以眼还眼
An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth.
5. 以眼还眼,以牙还牙
An eye for eye and a tooth for a tooth.
6. 不要以眼还眼、以牙还牙。
Don't yell back or be rude.
7. 以眼还眼,以牙还牙。
Eye for eye, tooth for tooth .
8. 他以牙还牙,以眼还眼
Henswer blows with blows.
9. 以眼还眼一种惩罚,用受害人所遭受的来惩罚犯罪人
Punishment in which an offender suffers what the victim has suffered.
10. 我们应该原谅伤害过我们的人,不应该以眼还眼,以牙还牙。
We should forgive people who hurt us, not following the role of eye for an eye and a tooth for a tooth.