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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
  *將* | 將* | *將
will / shall / to use / to take / to checkmate / just a short while ago / (introduces object of main verb, used in the same way as )
  *將* | 將* | *將
general / commander-in-chief (military) / king (chess piece) / to command / to lead
  *將* | 將* | *將
to desire / to invite / to request
Chiangchun township in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县, Taiwan
auxiliary verb introducing future action: may (be able to) / will (cause) / should (enable) / going to
mahjong / CL:
famous general
major general / rear admiral / air vice marshal
lieutenant general / vice admiral / air marshal
a general or admiral
will perhaps / may (in the future)
fierce general / valiant military leader / fig. brave individual
(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)
will / shall / to be going to
general / admiral / air chief marshal
to surmount all difficulties (on the way to success) (idiom) / abbr. for 過五關斬六將|过五关斩六将
general / military leader / fierce man
high-ranking military officer
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
to checkmate (in chess)
to put oneself in sb else's shoes (idiom)
surrendered enemy general
lit. old general / commander-in-chief 將帥|将帅, the equivalent of king in Chinese chess / fig. old-timer / veteran
to be about to arrive / to be around the corner
talented field commander (military)
Yang Saga, a popular fiction from the Northern Song, depicting the heroic Yang family 楊業|杨业 of warriors
female general / (fig.) woman who is a leading figure in her area of expertise
to appoint a general (in theater) / fig. to appoint sb for a task
(Tw) (sports) foreign player / import
no trumps (in card games)
official gatekeeper / goalkeeper (soccer, hockey etc)
important general / generalissimo
top general / commander-in-chief
trusted lieutenant
ready to start on sth / about to act
Jiangle county in Sanming 三明, Fujian
driver (of a taxi etc) (loanword from Japanese) (Tw)
officers and soldiers
commander-in-chief (military) / star player (sports) / key figure (in an organization)
valiant general
(old) (military) a command / an order
to play mahjong
to approach one's coffin (idiom); with one foot in the grave
ruined army, defeated general (idiom); scattered remnants
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 checkmate (in chess) / to be about to die
indirect, psychological method of getting sb to do as one wishes (e.g. questioning whether they are up to the task)
deputy general
nickname of Han dynasty general Li Guang 李廣|李广
the enemy general
Chiangchun township in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县, Taiwan
commander-in-chief, the equivalent of king in Chinese chess
mahjong tile
to beat sb at their own game (idiom)
half believing, half doubting / skeptical
to bite the hand that feeds one (idiom)
lit. to cross five passes and slay six generals (idiom) / fig. to surmount all difficulties (on the way to success)
shrimp soldiers and crab generals (in mythology or popular fiction, the army of the Dragon King of the Eastern Sea) / useless troops (idiom)
celestial troops and generals (idiom) / fig. superior forces
to spur sb into action by making negative remarks
(literary) to rest / to recuperate
counter soldiers with arms, water with an earth weir (idiom); different situations call for different action / to adopt measures appropriate to the actual situation
capable person
to move an army and send a general (idiom); to deploy an army / to send a team on a task
valiant general
great mansion on the verge of collapse (idiom); hopeless situation
to atone for one's crimes by meritorious acts
veteran general
deputy general
brigadier general / commodore
to ask for assistance
Jiangle county in Sanming 三明, Fujian
Japanese chess (shōgi)
approaching the end / about to conclude
trump (suit of cards)
there are no poor soldiers under a good general (idiom)
Easy to raise an army of one thousand, but hard to find a good general. (idiom)
to observe the present to study the past
lit. General Iron is guarding the door (idiom) / fig. the door is padlocked — nobody inside
strategic experts and powerful generals (idiom)
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
strategic experts and powerful generals (idiom)
beer belly (complimentary)
Than Shwe (1933-), Myanmar general and politician, president of Myanmar 1992-2011
assistance that one gets from another
lit. choose a general from among the dwarfs / fig. choose the best person available (out of a mediocre bunch)
counter soldiers with arms, water with an earth weir (idiom); different situations call for different action / to adopt measures appropriate to the actual situation
lit. to choose a general among the dwarves (idiom) / fig. to pick the best out of a bad group
to donate generously (idiom)
to compensate for lack of ability through hard work (idiom)

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