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myriads / hundred billion
a thousand miles / a thousand li (i.e. 500 kilometers) / a long distance
myriad / multitudinous / multifarious
thousand jin (pounds) of gold / money and riches / (honorific) invaluable (support) / (honorific) daughter
Chiba (Japanese surname and place name)
swing (seat hung from a frame or branch)
square kilometer
lit. by the thousands and tens of thousands (idiom); untold numbers / innumerable / thousands upon thousands
Qiandao Lake in Zhejiang, aka Xin'an River Reservoir, created as part of a large hydroelectric project in 1959
great wide world / marvelously diverse world / (Buddhism) cosmos (abbr. for 三千大千世界)
a thousand years / your birthday (honorific)
lit. ten thousand mile horse / fine steed
kilowatt (unit of electric power)
thousand articles, same rule (idiom); stereotyped and repetitive / once you've seen one, you've seen them all
lit. thousand ways, a hundred plans (idiom); by every possible means
for all eternity / throughout all ages
countless changes / constant permutation
jack (for lifting weight)
lit. by the thousands and tens of thousands (idiom); untold numbers / innumerable / thousands upon thousands
thousands of words (idiom); having a lot of things to say / talking nonstop
in different poses and with different expressions / in thousands of postures (idiom)
cheat / swindler (in gambling)
the year 2000 / 2000 years
a thousand pounds hangs by a thread (idiom) / imminent peril / a matter of life or death
every family (idiom)
linked in countless ways
several thousand
Qianyang County in Baoji 寶雞|宝鸡, Shaanxi
hundreds / a large number / lit. by the hundreds and thousands
total annihilation
to suffer untold hardships (idiom); trials and tribulations / with difficulty / after some effort
hydraulic jack
popular history of China in three volumes by Cao Yuzhang 曹余章
Chang Dai-chien or Zhang Daqian (1899-1983), one of the greatest Chinese artists of the 20th century
thousands (of sth)
lit. a thousand mile journey begins with the first step / fig. big accomplishments come from an accumulation of little achievements made one by one
each has its own merits (idiom)
from distant parts
to be able to plan victory from a thousand miles away (idiom)
lit. to drop a thousand zhang in one fall (idiom) / fig. (of business, popularity etc) to suffer a sudden, devastating decline / to take a dive
can't be bought for one thousand in gold (idiom)
extremely rare (idiom) / once in a blue moon
ten thousand crags and torrents (idiom); the trials and tribulations of a long journey / a long and difficult road
Prescriptions Worth a Thousand in Gold, early Tang compendium of herbal medicine by Sun Simiao 孫思邈|孙思邈
fantastic oddities of every description (idiom)
thousands of purples and reds (idiom); a blaze of color / fig. a profusion of flourishing trades
Chiba prefecture, Japan
magnificent army with thousands of men and horses (idiom); impressive display of manpower / all the King's horses and all the King's men
to cheat (in gambling)
Buddhist grottos
to swing (on a swing)
kilocalorie (Kcal)
a promise worth one thousand in gold (idiom); a promise that must be kept
Qianyang County in Baoji 寶雞|宝鸡, Shaanxi
plethora of things to tackle / multitude of loose ends / very complicated / chaotic
lit. stake a thousand pieces of gold on one throw (idiom); to throw away money recklessly / extravagant
a single slip may cause everlasting sorrow (idiom)
ten million / countless / many / one must by all means
to select very carefully
throughout the ages
after hard work and numerous revisions (idiom) / the vicissitudes of life
make light of traveling a thousand li / go to the trouble of traveling a long distance
to make mincemeat of sb / to hack sb to pieces (used while cursing)
screw jack
Qianshan district of Anshan city 鞍山市, Liaoning
to face a thousand pointing fingers with a cool scowl (citation from Lu Xun) / to treat with disdain / to defy
lit. an old steed in the stable still aspires to gallop 1000 miles (idiom); fig. old people may still cherish high aspirations
an ant hole may cause the collapse of a great dike (idiom) / huge damage may result from a moment's negligence
extremely difficult
kiloton weapon
light-years (apart) / a million miles (apart) / (i.e. indicates a huge difference or a huge distance)
a lot of people (literary)
thousand island dressing
absolutely true (idiom) / manifold / true from many points of view
sb condemned by history (idiom)
lit. Train an army for a thousand days to use it for an hour. (idiom); fig. extensive preparation eventually pays off
lit. a wise person reflecting a thousand times can still make a mistake (idiom); fig. nobody is infallible
thousands of miles away / far away
Kuril Islands, archipelago in Sakhalin, far-eastern Russia
lit. there are many swift horses, but very few who can spot them (idiom) / fig. many have talent, but few can recognize talent when they see it
repeatedly urging / imploring over and over again
one word worth a thousand in gold (idiom) / (in praise of a piece of writing or calligraphy) each character is perfect / each word is highly valued
the slightest difference leads to a huge loss (idiom) / a miss is as good as a mile
The Book of One Thousand and One Nights
the slightest difference leads to a huge error (idiom) / a miss is as good as a mile

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