Chinese Idioms - Chengyu

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    zhāo

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    • literally one morning and one evening
    • fig. in a short period of time
    • overnight
    zhāo
    bèi
    shé
    yǎo
    shí
    nián
    jǐng
    shéng

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    • once bitten by a snake, ten years in fear of a well rope
    • once bitten, twice shy
    nán
    zhī

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    • literally a single post cannot prop up a falling house
    • fig. one is helpless alone
    bǎn
    yǎn

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    • literally one strong beat and one weak beats in a measure of music (two beats in the bar); fig. follow a prescribed pattern to the letter
    • scrupulous attention to detail
    zhī
    xiù

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    • literally only one branch of the tree is thriving
    • fig. to be in a league of one's own
    • outstanding
    zhù
    qíng
    tiān

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    • literally to support the sky as a single pillar
    • fig. to take a crucial responsibility upon one's shoulders
    tiáo
    shéng
    shàng
    de
    zha

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    • literally like locusts tied to one rope
    • fig. in the same boat
    • in it together for better or worse
    • to sink or swim together
    yàng

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    • exactly the same
    • carbon copy
    jiǎo
    yìn

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    • one step, one footprint; steady progress
    • reliable
    wèi
    píng
    yòu

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    • before the first wave subsides, a new wave rises; a new problem arises before the old is solved
    • many twists and turns to a story
    • one thing after another
    qīng
    èr
    bái

    Different translations of this Chinese idiom or chengyu

    • perfectly clean
    • blameless
    • unimpeachable
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