落井下石

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Chinese[edit]

 
alight; to fall; to drop (behind); leave behind
warn; well
 
under; second (of two parts); next (week, etc.); lower; below; underneath; down(wards); to decline; to go down; latter
rock; stone; 10 pecks
simp. and trad.
(落井下石)

Etymology[edit]

Literally, "to throw stones at someone who fell down a well."

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Idiom[edit]

落井下石

  1. to kick someone when they are down

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