Chinese Idioms - Chengyu

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    yǎo
    yá
    qiè
    chǐ
    齿
    咬牙切齿
    yǎo yá qiè chǐ

    Different translations of this Chinese idiom or chengyu

    • gnashing one's teeth; displaying extreme anger
    • fuming with rage between gritted teeth

    Word by word translation of this Chinese idiom

    yǎo
    to bite / to nip / variant of 咬[yǎo]
    yá
    tooth / ivory / CL:顆|颗[kē]
    qiē
    to cut / to slice / tangent (math)
    qiè
    definitely / absolutely (not) / Tut! / to grind / close to / eager / to correspond to / see also 反切[fǎn qiè] / (scoffing or dismissive interjection) Yeah, right.
    齿
    chǐ
    tooth / CL:顆|颗[kē]
    Data is based on CC-CEDICT. See the full data in action here MDBG Chinese-English dictionary.

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    bubblezzz
    Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 5:41:38 AM

    Nice idioms here with clear description!:)

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    Kevin
    Thursday, March 16, 2017 at 3:04:44 AM

    Next time, please add more phrases into the page

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    shanice
    Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 3:46:36 AM

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