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in the future / future / the future / CL: 個|个
on the eve of / to be about to / to be on the verge of
general / high-ranking military officer / to check or checkmate / fig. to embarrass / to challenge / to put sb on the spot
almost / nearly / close to
to accept (a bit reluctantly) / to put up with
  *将* | 将* | *将
will / shall / to use / to take / to checkmate / just a short while ago / (introduces object of main verb, used in the same way as )
  *将* | 将* | *将
general / commander-in-chief (military) / king (chess piece) / to command / to lead
  *将* | 将* | *将
to desire / to invite / to request
Chiangchun township in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县, Taiwan
mahjong / CL:
auxiliary verb introducing future action: may (be able to) / will (cause) / should (enable) / going to
will perhaps / may (in the future)
will / shall / to be going to
general / admiral / air chief marshal
official gatekeeper / goalkeeper (soccer, hockey etc)
to be about to arrive / to be around the corner
lieutenant general / vice admiral / air marshal
officers and soldiers
important general / generalissimo
famous general
(in classical literature) young military officer of high rank for his age / (during the Cultural Revolution) young militant in the Red Guard / (in modern usage) rising star (in sport, politics etc)
high-ranking military officer
valiant general
general / military leader / fierce man
a general or admiral
lit. old general / commander-in-chief 將帥|将帅, the equivalent of king in Chinese chess / fig. old-timer / veteran
to put oneself in sb else's shoes (idiom)
capable person
to checkmate (in chess) / to be about to die
major general / rear admiral / air vice marshal
the enemy general
driver (of a taxi etc) (loanword from Japanese) (Tw)
ready to start on sth / about to act
Liu Bei's five great generals in Romance of the Three Kingdoms, namely: Guan Yu 關羽|关羽, Zhang Fei 張飛|张飞, Zhao Yun 趙雲|赵云, Ma Chao 馬超|马超, Huang Zhong 黃忠|黄忠
commander-in-chief, the equivalent of king in Chinese chess
nickname of Han dynasty general Li Guang 李廣|李广
Jiangle county in Sanming 三明, Fujian
to appoint a general (in theater) / fig. to appoint sb for a task
to bite the hand that feeds one (idiom)
fierce general / valiant military leader / fig. brave individual
(literary) to rest / to recuperate
lit. if it's wrong, it's wrong (idiom); to make the best after a mistake / to accept an error and adapt to it / to muddle through
to move an army and send a general (idiom); to deploy an army / to send a team on a task
Yang Saga, a popular fiction from the Northern Song, depicting the heroic Yang family 楊業|杨业 of warriors
Jiangle county in Sanming 三明, Fujian
female general / (fig.) woman who is a leading figure in her area of expertise
indirect, psychological method of getting sb to do as one wishes (e.g. questioning whether they are up to the task)
to beat sb at their own game (idiom)
to surmount all difficulties (on the way to success) (idiom) / abbr. for 過五關斬六將|过五关斩六将
mahjong tile
deputy general
to spur sb into action by making negative remarks
lit. to cross five passes and slay six generals (idiom) / fig. to surmount all difficulties (on the way to success)
valiant general
trusted lieutenant
to make up for one's faults by doing good deeds (idiom)
commander-in-chief (military) / star player (sports) / key figure (in an organization)
approaching the end / about to conclude
Easy to raise an army of one thousand, but hard to find a good general. (idiom)
lit. one general, one order (idiom) / fig. every boss has their own rules / everyone has their own way of doing things
to play mahjong
counter soldiers with arms, water with an earth weir (idiom); different situations call for different action / to adopt measures appropriate to the actual situation
deputy general
top general / commander-in-chief
brigadier general / commodore
celestial troops and generals (idiom) / fig. superior forces
to observe the present to study the past
talented field commander (military)
Japanese chess (shōgi)
lit. General Iron is guarding the door (idiom) / fig. the door is padlocked — nobody inside
lit. to dispatch a general is not as effective as to excite a general / fig. inciting people to action is more effective than dispatching orders
to approach one's coffin (idiom); with one foot in the grave
lit. choose a general from among the dwarfs / fig. choose the best person available (out of a mediocre bunch)
veteran general
to atone for one's crimes by meritorious acts
ruined army, defeated general (idiom); scattered remnants
Chiangchun township in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县, Taiwan
words of a man on his deathbed always come from the heart (proverb)
there are no poor soldiers under a good general (idiom)
great mansion on the verge of collapse (idiom); hopeless situation
trump (suit of cards)
surrendered enemy general
strategic experts and powerful generals (idiom)
(old) (military) a command / an order
strategic experts and powerful generals (idiom)
beer belly (complimentary)
lit. to choose a general among the dwarves (idiom) / fig. to pick the best out of a bad group
(Tw) (sports) foreign player / import
to ask for assistance
counter soldiers with arms, water with an earth weir (idiom); different situations call for different action / to adopt measures appropriate to the actual situation
to checkmate (in chess)
assistance that one gets from another
to donate generously (idiom)
no trumps (in card games)
half believing, half doubting / skeptical

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