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soldier / CL: 個|个
  *兵* | 兵* | *兵
soldiers / a force / an army / weapons / arms / military / warlike / CL: 個|个
large military unit / formation / corps / army
troops appearing suddenly (in a raid or ambush)
(military) officers and soldiers / officers and men / (old) government troops
commando / special forces soldier
new (army) recruit
to review troops / military parade
infantry / foot / infantryman / foot soldier
parade guards (usually spaced out along parade routes) / example / model / pacesetter
weaponry / weapons / arms
mercenary / hired gun
(military) branch of the armed forces
mercenary / hired gun
art of war / military strategy and tactics
lit. frontline troops / leader / trailblazer / pacesetter
lit. military tactics on paper (idiom) / fig. theoretical discussion that is worse than useless in practice / armchair strategist / idle theorizing / cf Zhao Kuo 趙括|赵括 leading an army of 400,000 to total annihilation at battle of Changping 長平之戰|长平之战 in 260 BC
guard / bodyguard
to levy troops / recruitment
military camp / barracks
“Art of War”, one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书, written by Sun Tzu 孫子|孙子
to lead troops
military parade
troops and horses / military forces
artillery soldier / gunner
figurines of warriors and horses buried with the dead / Terracotta Army (historic site)
munitions factory
to serve in the army / to be a soldier
the School of the Military, one of the Hundred Schools of Thought 諸子百家|诸子百家 of the Warring States Period (475-220 BC)
military strategist in ancient China / military commander / soldier
Hyōgo prefecture in the midwest of Japan's main island Honshū 本州
to drill troops / army training
Hyōgo prefecture in the midwest of Japan's main island Honshū 本州
people's militia / militia / militiaman
military strength / armed forces / troops
individual soldier / (literary) isolated military unit, cut off from reinforcements
military service
army deserter
military police
Sun Bin's "The Art of War"
private (army)
having given away a bride, to lose one's army on top of it (idiom) / to suffer a double loss after trying to trick the enemy
to recruit soldiers and buy horses (idiom); to raise a large army / fig. to expand business / to recruit new staff
a scout / spy
there can never be too much deception in war / in war nothing is too deceitful / all's fair in war
to deploy troops / to mass troops
to muster troops / (fig.) to gather forces
to send troops
delaying tactics / stalling / measures to stave off an attack / stratagem to win a respite
to move an army and send a general (idiom); to deploy an army / to send a team on a task
soldiers at the city walls (idiom); fig. at a critical juncture
lit. speed is a crucial asset in war (idiom) / fig. swift and resolute (in doing sth)
elite troops
army riffraff / army ruffian / soldier of fortune
weapons / arms / fighting / war
the Kempeitai or Japanese Military Police 1881-1945 (Japanese counterpart of the Gestapo during WWII)
workers, peasants, and soldiers / the proletariat
to recruit soldiers
lit. straggling and disbanded soldiers (idiom); fig. disorganized uncoordinated action
manpower resources (for military service) / sources of troops
military leadership / military power
loose and disorganized soldiers / stragglers / fig. a loner
enlisted sailor in navy
celestial soldier / (old) imperial troops / (Tw, jocular) clumsy army recruit / (more generally) bungler / screw-up
Ministry of War (in imperial China)
strong soldiers / make the military powerful (political slogan)
in a state of war
a book on the art of war
mutiny / (Tw) to be dumped by one's girlfriend while serving in the army
lit. every tree or bush an enemy soldier (idiom); fig. to panic and treat everyone as an enemy / to feel beleaguered
lit. strong soldiers and sturdy horses (idiom) / fig. a well-trained and powerful army
Mt Diaobingshan in Tieling / Diaobingshan district of Tieling city 鐵嶺市|铁岭市, Liaoning
peaceful measures before using force (idiom); diplomacy before violence / jaw-jaw is better than war-war
Qing troops / Manchu soldiers
an army burning with righteous indignation is bound to win (idiom)
to meet on the battlefield (idiom)
man-of-war / naval vessel / warship
to hold back one's troops without moving (idiom); to bide one's time
soldiers munity and troops rebel (idiom); turmoil and chaos of war
the military revolt of 960 that led Zhao Kuangyin 趙匡胤|赵匡胤 to found the Song dynasty
PLA military personnel who specialize in literary or artistic pursuits
volunteer soldier / CL:
The Good Soldier Švejk (Schweik), satirical novel by Czech author Jaroslav Hašek (1883-1923)
child soldier
to reinforce / to increase troop numbers / reinforcements / extra troops
arms / weapons
(bladed) weapons
see 虎符
military engineer
to dispatch troops
soldiers / troops
Red Guards (Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976)
soldier ant / dinergate
to dispatch an army / to send troops

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