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借刀杀人
Simplified 借刀杀人
Traditional 借刀殺人
Pin Yin
jie4 dao1 sha1 ren2
English
  • lit. to borrow a knife to kill sb (成语 saw); fig. to get another person to harm sb
  • to get sb else to do one's dirty work
Examples:
1. 薛宝珠她们是屠夜壶的对头! 他借刀杀人
Hsueh Pao-chu and the other two girls have been going against him, so he has to find an excuse to get rid of them!
2. 第六,对死心踏地的汉奸及借刀杀人分子,应不惜采取各种手段加以消灭。
Sixth, they should employ every possible means to eliminate sworn traitors and individuals who use others to kill their adversaries.
3. 国民党特务的破坏和借刀杀人政策,必将是我们日常工作中接触到的障碍;
The Kuomintang secret agents' sabotage activities and their tactic of using others to eliminate their adversaries will certainly present an obstacle to our day-to-day work.
4. 我们镇压的对象,主要是那些死心塌地的汉奸特务和对抗战危害很大而为群众最痛恨的破坏分子、借刀杀人分子和坚决反动的叛徒。
The ones to be suppressed are mainly diehard traitors, secret agents, saboteurs who have greatly impeded the war effort, incurring the implacable hatred of the masses, people who have used others to kill their adversaries, and sworn renegades.