助紂為虐

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Chinese[edit]

to help; to assist name of an emperor; saddle crupper
 
because of; for; to; act as; take...to be; to be; to do; to serve as; to become
oppressive; tyrannical
trad. (助紂為虐)
simp. (助纣为虐)

Etymology[edit]

Literally: help (King) Zhou (of Shang) to perform his cruelty

Pronunciation[edit]

Idiom[edit]

助紂為虐

  1. to help the wicked perpetrate wicked deeds; to help a tyrant to do evil