東逃西竄

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Mandarin[edit]

simpl. 西
trad. 西

Alternative forms[edit]

Idiom[edit]

東逃西竄 (traditional, Pinyin dōngtáoxīcuàn, simplified 东逃西窜)

  1. to scurry from place to place, especially when being chased (such as a rat)
  2. (by extension) (of a criminal) to be on the run