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

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