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  *張* | 張* | *張
surname Zhang
  *張* | 張* | *張
to open up / to spread / sheet of paper / classifier for flat objects, sheet / classifier for votes
to post (a notice) / to advertise
nervous / keyed up / intense / tense / strained / in short supply / scarce / CL: 陣|阵
to advocate / to stand for / view / position / stand / proposition / viewpoint / assertion / CL: 個|个
flyer / leaflet / single-sheet (map etc)
expansion / dilation / to expand (e.g. one's power or influence) / to broaden
Angela Chang (1982-), Taiwanese pop singer and actress
to exaggerate / overstated / exaggerated / hyperbole / (coll.) excessive / ridiculous / outrageous
to open a business / first transaction of a business day
Zhangjiajie prefecture level city in Hunan, formerly Dayong 大庸
Zhangjiakou prefecture level city in Hebei
to open up / to spread / to extend
A-Mei, aka Gulilai Amit (1972-), aboriginal Taiwanese pop singer
surface tension
rampant / unbridled / arrogant / aggressive
Jacky Cheung or Hok Yau Jacky (1961-), Cantopop and film star
to open one's eyes wide
Chang Chen (1976-), Taiwanese film actor
Zhangjiakou prefecture level city in Hebei
Leslie Cheung (1956-2003), Hong Kong singer and actor
Cecilia Cheung (1980-), Hong Kong actress and pop singer
to open one's mouth (to speak, esp. to make a request) / to gape
varicose veins
confused / flustered
Zhang Heng (78-139) great Han dynasty astronomer and mathematician
to look in all directions (idiom) / to glance around
Cho Chang (Harry Potter)
Zhang Yimou (1950-), PRC film director
Zhangjiagang county level city in Suzhou 蘇州|苏州, Jiangsu
Zhang Yang (1967-), PRC film director and screenwriter
to display ostentatiously / to bring out into the open / to make public / to spread around / flamboyant / brash
John Doe / Zhang San, name for an unspecified person, first of a series of three: 張三|张三, 李四, 王五 Tom, Dick and Harry
Zhang Bao (-184), leader of the Yellow Turban rebels during the late Han 漢朝|汉朝
Eileen Chang (1920-1995), famous Chinese-American novelist
Zhangdian district of Zibo city 淄博市, Shandong
Zhang Fei (168-221), general of Shu and blood-brother of Liu Bei in Romance of the Three Kingdoms, famous as fearsome fighter and lover of wine
Zhangjiagang county level city in Suzhou 蘇州|苏州, Jiangsu
to open one's mouth (to eat, speak etc) / to gape / to start talking (esp. to make a request)
to hang up (a picture, banner, mosquito net etc)
Zhang Xueliang (1901-2001) son of Fengtian clique warlord, then senior general for the Nationalists and subsequently for the People's Liberation Army
Zhang Xu (probably early 8th century), Tang dynasty poet and calligrapher, most famous for his grass script 草書|草书
Zhang Yi (1608-1695), prolific author and poet spanning interregnum between Ming and Qing
Chang Dai-chien or Zhang Daqian (1899-1983), one of the greatest Chinese artists of the 20th century
to look around / to peep (through a crack) / to peer at / to throw a look at
Zhang Qian (-114 BC), Han dynasty explorer of 2nd century BC
Zhangdian district of Zibo city 淄博市, Shandong
Zhang Dejiang (1946-), PRC politician
Maggie Cheung (1964-), Hong Kong actress
Chamberlain (name) / Wilt Chamberlain (1936-1999), US basketball player
Zhang Ji (767-830), Tang Dynasty poet
Chinese poker
openly and without fear / brazenly
to relax and expand / (physiology) diastole
with great fanfare
brash / insolent / frantic
lit. with swords drawn and bows bent (idiom); fig. a state of mutual hostility / at daggers drawn
to uphold (e.g. justice or virtue) / to promote
Zhang Dan (1985-), Chinese figure skater
diastolic blood pressure
Zhangye prefecture level city in Gansu
to bare fangs and brandish claws (idiom); to make threatening gestures
to think for oneself and act accordingly (idiom); to act on one's own initiative
(false) bravado / to bluff
arrogant and despotic
Jang Song-taek (1946-2013), brother-in-law of Kim Jong-il 金正日, uncle and regent of Kim Jong-un 金正恩
to make public / to disclose
ostentation / extravagance
Zhang Bin (1979-), CCTV sports presenter
Owari or Owari-no-kuni, Japanese fiefdom during 11th-15th century, current Aichi prefecture around Nagoya
tense situation / standoff
Zhangjiajie prefecture level city in Hunan
Zhang Juzheng (1525-1582), Grand Secretary during the Ming dynasty, credited with bringing the dynasty to its apogee
recalcitrant / unreasonable / peevish
agape and tongue-tied (idiom); at a loss for words / gaping and speechless
tensor (math.)
Zhang Zuolin (c. 1873-1928), warlord of Manchuria 1916-1928
lit. to put Zhang's hat on Li's head / to attribute sth to the wrong person (idiom) / to confuse one thing with another
tension and relaxation
Zhang Xianzhong (1606-1647), leader of a late-Ming peasant revolt
alarmed / flustered
Zhang Zhidong (1837-1909), prominent politician in late Qing
Zhang Wentian (1900-1976), CCP party leader and theorist
to be troubled / to be concerned
to be decorated with lanterns and colored banners (idiom)
quietly / without ostentation
Zhang Chunqiao (1917-2005), one of the Gang of Four
overweening attitude / threatening manner
lit. to restring one's bow / to reform and start over again
Zhang Zizhong (1891-1940), Chinese National Revolutionary Army general during the Second Sino-Japanese War
Zhang Gaoli (1946-), PRC politician
Zhang Tingyu (1672-1755), Qing politician, senior minister to three successive emperors, oversaw compilation of History of the Ming Dynasty 明史 and the Kangxi Dictionary 康熙字典
Zhang Chunfan (-1935), late Qing novelist, author of The Nine-tailed Turtle 九尾龜|九尾龟
Zhang Jingchu (1980-), PRC actress
extravagance and waste (idiom)
Zhang Tian'yi (1906-1985), children's writer, author of prize-winning fairy tale Secret of the Magic Gourd 寶葫蘆的秘密|宝葫芦的秘密
Zhang Guotao (1897-1979), Chinese communist leader in the 1920s and 1930s, defected to Guomindang in 1938

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