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  *把* | 把* | *把
to hold / to contain / to grasp / to take hold of / handle / particle marking the following noun as a direct object / classifier for objects with handle / classifier for small objects: handful
  *把* | 把* | *把
to grasp (also fig.) / to seize / to hold / assurance / certainty / sure (of the outcome)
to guard a pass / to check on sth
to shake hands
handle / grip / knob
to pick up a girl / to get a girl
to attempt all tasks at once / to manage every detail regardless of its importance
to turn around in one's hands / to play with / to fiddle with
labor contractor / gangmaster
torch / CL:
handlebar (bicycle etc) / shaft (rickshaw etc)
toilet plunger
person skilled in a trade / skill
to feel the pulse / to take sb's pulse
sworn brothers
handle / (fig.) information that can be used against sb
to raise one's wine cup
to stand as a goalkeeper / to keep guard on a gate
acrobatics / jugglery / cheap trick / game
stubborn / inflexible
to be strict / to enforce vigorously (procedures, quality control etc)
to control / to dominate / to monopolize
to play with / to finger
working hand / member of a work team / participant / (short form of 第一把手) the boss
to guard
to keep watch (during a clandestine activity) / to be on the lookout
gamepad (Tw)
(argot) gang leader
one or two / a couple of
bearer of ill luck / person with the evil eye / comet
deputy leader / the second-in-command
to play the market / to speculate (on financial markets) / to profiteer
low-level officer of the army from the Ming to the mid Qing Dynasty
a handle
lit. to try to steal a chicken only to end up losing the rice used to lure it (idiom) / fig. to try to gain an advantage only to end up worse off / to go for wool and come back shorn
inexpert / a botcher
ability / skill
What brings you here? (idiom)
brake lever / crank handle for stopping or turning off machinery
to support a child (or invalid etc) while he or she defecates
to break out into a cold sweat (idiom)
Torch Festival
speculation and profiteering (idiom); buying and selling on speculation
to support a child (or invalid etc) while he or she urinates
lit. there is a knife above the character for lust / fig. lascivious activities can lead to bitter consequences
(coll.) to be completely at ease
to profiteer / to gain some underhand advantage
trustworthy / dependable
with one's face covered in tears (idiom)
to break out into a cold sweat (idiom)
sinister plot / dirty trick / cheap trick
to act unappreciatively in response to a kindness
lit. time is a butcher's knife / fig. time marches on, relentless and unforgiving / nothing gold can stay
expert / dab hand
to hold the rudder / to hold (to take, to be at) the helm / to steer
pickaxe handle
expert cart-driver / charioteer
careless / any-old-how, regardless of the specific task
(of a newly appointed official) to make bold changes on assuming office (idiom)
to pick up a girl / to get a girl
to perform magic / to do magic tricks / prestidigitation
One key opens one lock. / There is a different solution for each problem. (idiom)
lit. General Iron is guarding the door (idiom) / fig. the door is padlocked — nobody inside
tiller of a boat
seal of authority / official seal
drill (in sword play) / to thrash around / to demonstrate gymnastic skills / to solicit financial help (in an indirect way) / to show off
expert flower grower
expert flower grower
butt of a gun
erhua variant of 搭把手
lit. hair and beard all in one stroke / fig. to handle different things by the same method / one method to solve all problems / one size fits all
to have endured all sorts of hardships (to raise one's children) (idiom)
become sworn brothers
to drink and chat merrily (idiom)
to help out
the person in charge / the head of the leadership group
indecisive (idiom)
to have an intimate friendship
a dime a dozen / a great deal of
one who does not fear the death of thousand cuts will dare to unhorse the emperor (proverb) / to a fearless person, no fence is high enough

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