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