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四脚朝天
Simplified 四脚朝天
Traditional 四腳朝天
Pin Yin
si4 jiao3 chao2 tian1
English
  • four legs facing the sky (成语 saw); flat on one's back)
Examples:
1. 人们几乎每天都能看到一只年幼海豚用鼻子插入300磅重海龟的龟壳下沿,用力把它翻个四脚朝天,接着拼命地向上推。
Almost any day a young porpoise may be seen trying to turn a 300-pound sea turtle over by sticking his snout under the edge of his shell and pushing up for dear life.
2. 就在这时,猛听得咕咚一声,小个子跌了个四脚朝天,摔了盘,打了碗,咖啡菜汤流了一地。
At this moment there was a tremendous crash.The little man was sprawling on all fours, his tray had gone flying, two streams of soup and coffee were flowing across the floor.
3. 四脚朝天地摔倒在人行道上,
He fell on his back on the sidewalk.
4. 四脚朝天地倒下去,在我脚边打滚。
He threw himself upon his back and wallowed at my feet.
5. 四脚朝天向后倒去。
His feet stuck up in the air as he fell over backwards.
6. 他一拳把那抢劫犯打得四脚朝天
His fist sent the robber sprawling on the ground.
7. 我滑倒跌成四脚朝天
I slipped and went sprawling.
8. 我的狗躺在地板上,四脚朝天
My dog was lying on the floor with its feet in the air.
9. 狗滚了个四脚朝天
The dog rolled over onto its back.