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common saying
súyŭ
short, rhymed, slang verse
shùnkŏuliū
idiomatic
guànyòng
popular, common
tōngsú
refined, educated, elegant
wényă
to be opposite, relative (opposite of “absolute”)
xiāngduì
occasion
chănghé
object, lover
duìxiàng
to take off one’s pants to fart (to do something that is unnecessary and superfluous)
tuōkùzi fàngpì
extra, surplus
duōyú
necessary, essential
bìyào
metaphor or simile, to compare one thing to another
bĭyù
to approach, close (adj), intimate
qīnjìn
to appear, to seem
xiănde
polite, courtesy, politeness
lĭmào
to curse, to scold, to criticize, to reprimand
source, origin
láiyuán
Mongolia
ménggŭ
to pat, to slap
pāi
buttocks, hips
pìgu
to praise
chēngzàn
to disappear, to vanish
xiāoshī
to pat the horse’s butt (to flatter excessively)
pāimăpì
to flatter
fèngcheng
scent, flavor, taste
wèidào
in the past, before
cóngqián
to bring to trial, to try, trial (n)
shĕnpàn
criminal (n)
zuìfàn
to beat the drum (to feel uncertain, to feel nervous)
dăgŭ
to leave the court
tuìtáng
to beat the step-down-the-stage drum (to give up a pursuit without attaining one’s goal)
dătuìtánggŭ
universal, common, ubiquitous
pŭbiàn
to carry the black wok (to take the blame for others, to be made a scapegoat)
bēihēiguō
to bear, to endure
chéngshòu
to blame, to accuse
zhĭzé
to bump into the nail (to be rebuffed)
pèng dīngzi
to heat leftover rice (to say or do the same old thing, to repeat without any new content)
chăolĕngfàn
a half-bottle of vinegar (one who has only a superficial knowledge of something, a charlatan)
bànpíngcù
to mock, to lampoon, satire
fĕngcì
to let something go in one ear and out the other, to turn a deaf ear to something
ĕrbiānfēng
to not care about
háobúzàihu
to treat
duìdài
to burn the midnight oil
kāiyèchē
mission, task
rènwù
to sit on a cold bench (to be idled from important tasks)
zuòlĕngbăndèng
to show, to manifest, performance
biăoxiàn
to ride the donkey while looking for a horse (to retain while looking for something better, usually said of a boy/girlfriend)
qílǘzhăomă
to use or take advantage of, to exploit
lìyòng
to seek, to search for
xúnzhăo
to suit, to fit, to be appropriate for
shìhé
even if
jíshĭ...yĕ
to write down, to record, record (n)
jìlù
to pass on, to hand down
liúchuán