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山崩地裂

ChineseEdit

mountain; hill collapse; fall into ruins
 
earth; ground; field; place; land; (subor. part. adverbial); ‑ly
crack; split
simp. and trad.
(山崩地裂)
Literally: “The mountains collapse and the earth splits open.”

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IdiomEdit

山崩地裂

  1. describes how a place looks after a great natural catastrophe; massively destructive
  2. describes something that has prestige and is imposing; awesome