Meaning of the Idiom
tan de wu yan（acquisitive）
In the late Spring and Autumn Period, the six upper ministers of the State of Jin annexed territories to each other. Zhi Bo is an ambitious man who always tries to expand his sphere of influence.
Once, Zhi Bo planned to annex the territory of Xiangzi of Zhao and besiege him in the city of Jinyang. Xiang Zi of Zhao sent men to Han Kangzi and Wei Huanzi to ask for help. They all knew Zhi Bo’s insatiable appetite, so they joined forces to attack him.
In the end, Zhibo was destroyed because of his greed.
[tān dé wú yàn]，指贪心没有满足的时候；形容人的贪婪。
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