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  *吹* | 吹* | *吹
to blow / to play a wind instrument / to blast / to puff / to boast / to brag / to end in failure / to fall through
HSK 5
hair dryer
female ejaculation
to blow away dust
blowpipe
to blow up / to inflate
(coll.) to fall through / to result in failure / (of a relationship) to break up
storm struck / to attack (of wind)
to blow air (into)
to resort to bragging and flattering / abbr. for 吹牛拍馬|吹牛拍马
to agitate for / to enthusiastically promote
to talk big / to shoot off one's mouth / to chat (dialect)
to blow-dry
(lit.) blowing the trumpet / (fig.) to praise sb / (slang) to give a blowjob
to play (wind instruments)
to brush / to caress (of breeze) / to praise
to fizzle out / to come to nothing
to blow a whistle / to whistle
to play the xiao 簫|箫 (mouth organ) / to beg while playing pipes; cf politician Wu Zixu 伍子胥, c. 520 BC destitute refugee in Wu town, 吳市吹簫|吴市吹箫 / to busk / virtuoso piper wins a beauty, cf 玉人吹簫|玉人吹箫 / (slang) fellatio / blowjob
to brag
to flatter / to laud sb's accomplishments / adulation
HSK 6
lit. windswept and battered by rain / to undergo hardship (idiom)
lit. to blow apart the hairs upon a fur to discover any defect (idiom); fig. to be fastidious / nitpick
What brings you here? (idiom)
to blow out (a flame)
(the wind) blows violently
to blow one's own trumpet (idiom)
to blow cold / damping expectations by discouraging or realistic words
failed / busted / to have not succeeded / to have died / to have parted company / to have chilled (of a relationship)
to blow a brass instrument
to boast / to talk big
to disperse
to get angry / to fume
shampoo, haircut and blow-dry
leaf blower (machine)
woodwind music
to boast wildly
as easy as pie
to blow one's own horn (idiom)
(of a musical instrument) blow hole
to boast / to shoot one's mouth off
to make an exhibition of oneself / ostentation
lit. even a prairie fire cannot destroy the grass - it grows again when the breeze blows (proverb) / fig. cannot be easily eliminated / abbr. to 野火春風|野火春风
(old) musicians at a wedding cortege or funeral procession / (fig.) trumpeter of sb's praises / booster
to sway (sb) through pillow talk
to talk big / to boast
advocate
to resort to bragging and flattering
lit. to blow out the lamp and put out the candle (idiom) / fig. to die / to bite the dust / to be over and done with
oral inflation
to beg while playing the xiao (mouth organ) / cf Wu Zixu 伍子胥, destitute refugee from Chu , busked in Wu town c. 520 BC, then became a powerful politician
to boast and flatter
(loanword) interesting
indiscriminate admiration (idiom)
player of the yu (free reed wind instrument)
hair dryer
as easy as blowing off dust / effortless / with ease
instant results / lit. blow the husk and see the rice
virtuoso piper wins a beauty / the xiao (mouth organ) virtuoso 萧史 won for his wife the beautiful daughter of Duke Mu of Qin 秦穆公
piper
to regard decapitation as no more important than the wind blowing off your hat (idiom)
to whistle
to beg while playing the xiao (mouth organ) / cf Wu Zixu 伍子胥, destitute refugee from Chu , busked in Wu town c. 520 BC, then became a powerful politician
oxyacetylene torch


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