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相提并论[--並論]
xiāngtíbìnglùn f.e. place on a par | Nǐ zěnme néng bǎ zhè liǎng jiàn ²shì(r) ∼ ne? How can you place these two things on a par?
顾名思义[顧--義]
gùmíngsīyì f.e. just as its name implies; as the term suggests
翻天覆地
fāntiānfùdì f.e. earth-shaking
摸着石头过河
groping for stones to cross the river (Chen Yun said this first
借刀杀人[--殺-]
jièdāoshārén f.e. destroy sb. by taking advantage of the conflict with a third party
杀鸡警/儆猴[殺雞警/儆-]
shājījǐnghóu id. punish sb. as a warning to others
心有余悸[--餘-]
xīnyǒuyújì f.e. have lingering fears
言过其实[-過-實]
yánguòqíshí f.e. exaggerate; overstate | Nǐ ∼ le
打草惊蛇[--驚-]
dǎcǎojīngshé id. ①inadvertently alert an enemy/opponent ②punish sb. as a warning to others
为达目的不择手段
by hook or by crook
守株待兔
shǒuzhūdàitù id. wait foolishly for a most unlikely windfall
拭目以待
shìmùyǐdài f.e. wait and see
不言而喻
bùyán'éryù f.e. it goes without saying
负负得正
two negatives to describe a positive
老马识途[-馬識-]
lǎomǎshítú id. An old hand is a good guide.