- 遍体鳞伤 [biàn tǐ lín shāng]
- covered all over with cuts and bruises; be a mass of bruises; beaten black and blue; be black and blue all over; be lacerated and bruised all over; have serious wounds in every part of one's body; The body is all covered with wounds.; The whole body is covered with wounds.
He was badly cut up in the fight.
He was black and blue all over.
The poor boy was beaten black and blue.