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作茧
Simplified 作茧
Traditional 作繭
Related words 作茧自缚 
Pin Yin
zuo4 jian3
English
  • to make a cocoon
Examples:
1. 他的心像一个绿叶,被个虫儿用丝给缠起来,预备作茧
His heart was like a green leaf entwined in silken threads by a caterpillar preparing its cocoon.
2. 冬天多数虫子作茧
Most worms cocoon in winter.
3. 日常生活的烦恼——就像快要发生核焚化,粗暴的服务员——迫使人们变得作茧隐藏自己。他们走到隔绝处…以便在现实世界中给自己保留一个立身之所(乔治F.威尔)
The harassments of daily life-looming nuclear incineration, rude waiters-have driven people to cocooning.They have gone to ground in their dens.to keep at bay the modern world(George F.Will)