Chinese Idioms - Chengyu

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    dān
    jīng

    Different translations of this Chinese idiom or chengyu

    • to exhaust one's thoughts and ingenuity; to think sth through thoroughly
    • to rack one's brains
    • to leave no stone unturned
    dān
    jīng
    jié

    Different translations of this Chinese idiom or chengyu

    • to exhaust one's thoughts and ingenuity; to think sth through thoroughly
    • to rack one's brains
    • to leave no stone unturned
    shā
    jǐng
    bǎi

    Different translations of this Chinese idiom or chengyu

    • literally kill one to warn a hundred; to punish an individual as an example to others
    • pour encourager les autres
    shā
    rén
    zhǎ
    yǎn

    Different translations of this Chinese idiom or chengyu

    • to murder without blinking an eye
    • ruthless
    • cold-blooded
    shā
    rén
    má

    Different translations of this Chinese idiom or chengyu

    • to kill people like scything flax; human life as grass
    • a politician acting with total disregard for the life of his countrymen
    shā
    niú
    zǎi
    yáng

    Different translations of this Chinese idiom or chengyu

    • slaughter the cattle and butcher the sheep
    • to prepare a big feast
    shā
    jǐng
    hóu

    Different translations of this Chinese idiom or chengyu

    • literally killing the chicken to warn the monkey; to punish an individual as an example to others
    • pour encourager les autres
    shā
    luǎn

    Different translations of this Chinese idiom or chengyu

    • literally to kill the chicken to get the eggs
    • fig. to kill the goose that lays the golden eggs
    shā
    xià
    hóu

    Different translations of this Chinese idiom or chengyu

    • literally killing the chicken to scare the monkey; to punish an individual as an example to others
    • pour encourager les autres
    shā
    jǐng
    hóu

    Different translations of this Chinese idiom or chengyu

    • literally killing the chicken to warn the monkey; to punish an individual as an example to others
    • pour encourager les autres
    měi
    shí
    měi

    Different translations of this Chinese idiom or chengyu

    • every day and every hour
    • hourly and daily
    dēng
    tiān
    hái
    nán

    Different translations of this Chinese idiom or chengyu

    • literally even harder than reaching the sky
    • fig. extremely difficult
    • far from an easy task
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