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game / CL: 場|场 / to play
drama / play / theater
  *戲* | 戲* | *戲
trick / drama / play / show / CL: 齣|出, 場|场, 臺|台
video game / game machine
glove puppetry
computer and video games
to take liberties with a woman / to dally / to assail a woman with obscenities
gamepad (Tw)
item (on a program)
to banter / to crack jokes / to ridicule
scene (in a movie etc) / one's part in a movie or play / (archaic) actor's payment
Chinese opera
to shoot a movie
(coll.) not a chance / no way / hopeless
large-scale Chinese opera / Beijing opera / major dramatic production (movie, TV series etc)
to jokingly call / jocular appellation
magic trick
to put on a play / to perform / fig. to pretend / to feign
gaming device / controller (for computer or console)
type of opera from Taiwan and Fujian
to act in a play / to put on a play
Game of Thrones (TV series)
(theater etc) ticket
to watch a play / to watch passively (i.e. from the sidelines, from the crowd)
  *戯* | 戯* | *戯
variant of 戲|戏
(of an actor) to disengage from the performance (e.g. after the show ends) / (of an audience) to lose interest in the performance
role-playing game (RPG)
opera (or role) involving much singing and action / (fig.) highlight / main feature / major activity
(neologism c. 2017) melodramatic person / drama queen
joking matter / to go back on one's words
to frolic / to romp
(derog.) opera singer / actor
(of an actor) to inhabit one's role / to become the character / (of an audience) to get involved in the drama
hat trick (when one player scores three goals)
monodrama / one-man show / comic talk
acrobatics / jugglery / cheap trick / game
to accept an acting role
to start an opera
to play tricks on / to make fun of / to tease
dramatic form consisting of historical narration / history as jocular narrative / to stretch history for a joking story / amusing story with strained interpretations of history / to make an unreasonable comparison in jest
psychological drama
(coll.) promising / likely to turn out well
opera highlights performed as independent pieces
Beijing opera / CL: 齣|出
glove puppet (Tw)
sex scene (in a movie etc)
child's play / trifling matter
shadow play
a network computer game
the role an actor plays best (idiom) / (fig.) one's specialty / one's forte
to amuse oneself / to play with / to tease
(dialect) veteran actor / old trouper
Central Academy of Drama
to perform in opera
local Chinese opera, such as Shaoxing opera 越劇|越剧, Sichuan opera 川劇|川剧, Henan opera 豫劇|豫剧 etc
Shanghai Theatrical Institute
lit. find a stage, put on a comedy (idiom); to join in the fun / to play along according to local conditions
cat and mouse game
to perform conjuring tricks / to conjure / to juggle
Huangmei opera (local opera of Anhui)
lit. mandarin ducks playing in the water / fig. to make love
to attend an opera / to see an opera
dramatist / playwright
monkey show
puppet show
nude scene (in a movie)
theory of free play (in Kant's philosophy)
model theater (operas and ballets produced during the Cultural Revolution)
a card game
glove puppet / CL:
a parody / to parody
sinister plot / dirty trick / cheap trick
end of a show
the best part of the show is yet to come / (with ironic tone) the worst is yet to come / you ain't seen nothin' yet
opera form popular along Changjiang
jigsaw puzzle / wood block puzzle
next-to-last item on a program (theater) / climax
theatrical performance (e.g. on religious festival)
local Chinese opera, such as Shaoxing opera 越劇|越剧, Sichuan opera 川劇|川剧, Henan opera 豫劇|豫剧 etc
sex scene (in a movie etc)
acrobatics / entertainment at folk festival
actor's lines (in theater)
Gaojia opera of Fujian and Taiwan
drive-in theater
fiction comes true / play-acting that turns into reality
to put on a rival show (idiom); to set oneself up against sb / to get into confrontation

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