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招风
Simplified 招风
Traditional 招風
Related words 树大招风 招风耳 
Pin Yin
zhao1 feng1
English
  • to catch the wind
  • fig. conspicuous and inviting trouble
Examples:
1. 高位遭人妒,高峰招风
"Envy assails the noblest, the winds howl around the highest peak"
2. 方鸿渐惊骇得几乎饭碗脱手,想美国的行为心理学家只证明“思想是不出声的语言”,这小子的招风耳朵是什么构造,怎么心头无声的密语全给他听到!
He was so flabbergasted that he nearly dropped his rice bowl.American behavioral psychologists can prove that "thoughts are a soundless language," he thought. what are this kid's jug-ears made of?How did he overhear all my silent, private remarks!
3. 他长了一双招风耳。
His ears project noticeable.
4. 约翰尼长着一头红发,一脸雀斑。一对招风耳。
Johnny was a red-headed, freck-faced, jug-eared boy.
5. 风平浪静时,我们的海员就吹口哨招风,而刮风时就忌吹口哨。
Our sailors whistle for a wind during a calm, and refrain from whistling during a gale.
6. 俄而他转过一个侧形来,野马似的一张长脸,却又是缩鼻子,招风大耳朵,头发像鬃刷。
Suddenly he turned and she could see his profile: a long horse-like face with a snub-nose, standout ears and bristly shock of hair.
7. 伟人目标大,树大易招风
The bigger the man, the better the mark.
8. 招风惹草
To get oneself into trouble
9. 惹草招风
To stir grass and Bring wind