123 Chinese Idioms (成语), 100 from the Singapore Primary School Curriculum List—more soon!
xīn rú dāo gē
Literal Meaning 字面意思
Like a knife through the heart
Sorrowful; anguish; agony; pain
Similar English Idioms 相似英文习语
Broken-hearted; heartbroken; crushed; heartache; be torn with grief; like a knife through the heart
当我婶婆得知她心爱的韩剧欧爸要娶那个拜金女时，简直心如刀割，哭了三天三夜。 Learning that her favorite K-drama actor was marrying that gold digger was like a knife through my grand-aunt's heart. She cried for three days and three nights.