Definition of 七転八倒

しちてんばっとうshichitenbattouしってんばっとうshittenbattou Inflection

noun / ~する noun:

  • tossing oneself about in great pain; writhing in agony - four character idiom

Example Sentences

I spent the weekend writhing in agony when my gallstone started to move.

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