Road To Learning Chinese

兵不血刃 ChengYu Story - Road to Learning Chinese 中文路程

October 06, 2021 Eric and Martin Season 1 Episode 16
Road To Learning Chinese
兵不血刃 ChengYu Story - Road to Learning Chinese 中文路程
Show Notes Transcript

Who doesn't want this as an outcome to their conflicts ? Get everything you want without fighting? Listen to this historical story. 

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Story Transcript:

 “兵不血刃”这则成语的意思是兵器上没有血。表示未经作战就取得胜利。

东晋年间,有位将军名叫郭默,他作战勇敢,很多人都怕他。但是此人一贯骄横跋扈,做了不少危害国家的坏事。为了国家的安全,一位大臣便派陶侃率军去讨伐郭默。

郭默深知陶侃领兵作战十分厉害,听说他亲自来讨伐,非常焦急,打算率军离开江州南下。但陶侃出兵神速,郭默还未离城,陶侃的大军就已经将江州团团围住。

郭默想固守城池,但又知道自已不是陶侃对手,怕城破后难逃性命;想开城门投降,又怕朝廷要杀他的头,真是左右为难。他手下的一名叛将见大势已去,将他逮捕后开城门投降。陶侃终于不战而取得胜利,平定了这次叛乱。

" bīng bù xuè rèn " zhè zé chéng yǔ de yì sī shì bīng qì shàng méi yǒu xuè . biǎo shì wèi jīng zuò zhàn jiù qǔ dé shèng lì .

dōng jìn nián jiān , yǒu wèi jiāng jūn míng jiào guō mò , tā zuò zhàn yǒng gǎn , hěn duō rén dōu pà tā . dàn shì cǐ rén yí guàn jiāo hèng bá hù , zuò le bù shǎo wēi hài guó jiā de huài shì . wèi le guó jiā de ān quán , yí wèi dà chén biàn pài táo kǎn shuài jūn qù tǎo fá guō mò .

guō mò shēn zhī táo kǎn lǐng bīng zuò zhàn shí fēn lì hài , tīng shuō tā qīn zì lái tǎo fá , fēi cháng jiāo jí , dǎ suàn shuài jūn lí kāi jiāng zhōu nán xià . dàn táo kǎn chū bīng shén sù , guō mò hái wèi lí chéng , táo kǎn de dà jūn jiù yǐ jīng jiāng jiāng zhōu tuán tuán wéi zhù .

guō mò xiǎng gù shǒu chéng chí , dàn yòu zhī dào zì yǐ bú shì táo kǎn duì shǒu , pà chéng pò hòu nán táo xìng mìng; xiǎng kāi chéng mén tóu xiáng , yòu pà cháo tíng yào shā tā de tóu , zhēn shì zuǒ yòu wéi nán . tā shǒu xià de yí míng pàn jiàng jiàn dà shì yǐ qù , jiāng tā dài bǔ hòu kāi chéng mén tóu xiáng . táo kǎn zhōng yú bù zhàn ér qǔ de shèng lì , píng dìng le zhè cì pàn luàn .

Key Vocabulary

一贯  - consistent, persistent, all along
yí guàn 

骄横跋扈 - arrogant and overbearing
jiāo hèng bá hù

讨伐 - send armed forces to supress
tǎo fá

团团围住 - surround completely
tuán tuán wéi zhù

固守城池 - defend tenaciously the city
gù shǒu chéng chí

难逃性命 - have difficulty running for one's life
nán táo xìng mìng

投降 - surrender
 tóu xiáng

叛 -betray 
pàn 

大势已去 - the situation is hopeless
dà shì yǐ qù

胜利 - obtain victory
shèng lì

叛乱 - armed revolt/rebellion
pàn luàn