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  *把* | 把* | *把
to hold / to contain / to grasp / to take hold of / handle / particle marking the following noun as a direct object / classifier for objects with handle / classifier for small objects: handful
  *把* | 把* | *把
to grasp (also fig.) / to seize / to hold / assurance / certainty / sure (of the outcome)
to shake hands
handle / grip / knob
to guard a pass / to check on sth
working hand / member of a work team / participant / (short form of 第一把手) the boss
to be strict / to enforce vigorously (procedures, quality control etc)
torch / CL:
labor contractor / gangmaster
(argot) gang leader
to raise one's wine cup
to feel the pulse / to take sb's pulse
to turn around in one's hands / to play with / to fiddle with
acrobatics / jugglery / cheap trick / game
to stand as a goalkeeper / to keep guard on a gate
handlebar (bicycle etc) / shaft (rickshaw etc)
handle / (fig.) information that can be used against sb
one or two / a couple of
to control / to dominate / to monopolize
to pick up a girl / to get a girl
Torch Festival
to guard
the person in charge / the head of the leadership group
to attempt all tasks at once / to manage every detail regardless of its importance
person skilled in a trade / skill
What brings you here? (idiom)
low-level officer of the army from the Ming to the mid Qing Dynasty
to support a child (or invalid etc) while he or she urinates
ability / skill
a handle
to drink and chat merrily (idiom)
trustworthy / dependable
a dime a dozen / a great deal of
to keep watch (during a clandestine activity) / to be on the lookout
expert / dab hand
deputy leader / the second-in-command
bearer of ill luck / person with the evil eye / comet
(coll.) to be completely at ease
lit. to try to steal a chicken only to end up losing the rice used to lure it (idiom) / fig. to try to gain an advantage only to end up worse off / to go for wool and come back shorn
to support a child (or invalid etc) while he or she defecates
speculation and profiteering (idiom); buying and selling on speculation
One key opens one lock. / There is a different solution for each problem. (idiom)
to profiteer / to gain some underhand advantage
careless / any-old-how, regardless of the specific task
(of a newly appointed official) to make bold changes on assuming office (idiom)
become sworn brothers
to break out into a cold sweat (idiom)
sinister plot / dirty trick / cheap trick
to hold the rudder / to hold (to take, to be at) the helm / to steer
to help out
to play with / to finger
to play the market / to speculate (on financial markets) / to profiteer
inexpert / a botcher
lit. time is a butcher's knife / fig. time marches on, relentless and unforgiving / nothing gold can stay
sworn brothers
to act unappreciatively in response to a kindness
brake lever / crank handle for stopping or turning off machinery
lit. there is a knife above the character for lust / fig. lascivious activities can lead to bitter consequences
to have endured all sorts of hardships (to raise one's children) (idiom)
with one's face covered in tears (idiom)
pickaxe handle
lit. General Iron is guarding the door (idiom) / fig. the door is padlocked — nobody inside
expert cart-driver / charioteer
one who does not fear the death of thousand cuts will dare to unhorse the emperor (proverb) / to a fearless person, no fence is high enough
seal of authority / official seal
drill (in sword play) / to thrash around / to demonstrate gymnastic skills / to solicit financial help (in an indirect way) / to show off
tiller of a boat
to pick up a girl / to get a girl
stubborn / inflexible
expert flower grower
to perform magic / to do magic tricks / prestidigitation
to break out into a cold sweat (idiom)
gamepad (Tw)
erhua variant of 搭把手
indecisive (idiom)
expert flower grower
lit. hair and beard all in one stroke / fig. to handle different things by the same method / one method to solve all problems / one size fits all
toilet plunger
to have an intimate friendship
butt of a gun

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