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height above sea level / elevation
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to select the best
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tall and straight
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to promote to a higher job / to select for promotion
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to spoil things through excessive enthusiasm (idiom)
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to pull up / to pull out / to draw out by suction / to select / to pick / to stand out (above level) / to surpass / to seize
cupping glass / fire cupping (acupressure technique of Chinese medicine, with fired vacuum cup applied to the skin) / ventouse (vacuum method used in obstetrics)
to pluck / to pull off / to pull out / to unplug
to pull out / to remove
to break into a run
wire drawing / candied floss (cooking) / spun sugar or toffee (coating)
tug-of-war / to take part in a tug-of-war
Hannibal (name) / Hannibal Barca (247-183 BC), Carthaginian general
firm and indomitable (idiom); tenacious and unyielding
jointing (agriculture)
top-notch (colloquial) / to push oneself to the front
hot swapping
to free oneself / to extricate oneself from a difficult situation
fortitude
daddy
to excel the common (idiom); surpassing / preeminent / outstanding
to extract a tooth
select the best people for promotion
to stand out from one's fellows / high-level examination for official candidacy (traditional)
to set out (of troops) / departure / start date (of military expedition)
lit. with swords drawn and bows bent (idiom); fig. a state of mutual hostility / at daggers drawn
to raise (one's voice) / to overrate / to build up / to stand out / outstanding
to rise steeply from level ground
shoe horn
to pull out hair / to pluck / epilation
elephant trunk clam / geoduck (Panopea abrupta), large clam with a long proboscis (native to the west coast of North America)
stingy (idiom)
to pick out / to select and recruit / to pluck / to pull
outstanding / to fast-track / to elevate / to free oneself from
outstanding / exceptionally good
draw out pus by applying a plaster to the affected area
to strike camp
lit. to grab feathers from a flying goose / fig. to seize any opportunity / pragmatic
shoehorn
(lit. and fig.) to uproot
to select
(dialect) very cold / chilled
to provoke
to pull up by the roots / to uproot
Abbasid Empire (750-1258), successor of the Umayyad caliphate
Amédée Courbet (1826-1885), a French admiral who won a series of important land and naval victories during the Tonkin campaign and the Sino-French War
branch of the Xianbei 鮮卑|鲜卑 nomadic people, founders of Wei 北魏 of the Northern Dynasties (386-534) / also written 拓跋
discharge
erhua variant of 拔尖
Bathsheba, wife of Uriah the Hittite and later of David (according to the Hebrew Bible)
to weigh anchor
outstandingly talented
tall and straight
elevation (above sea level)
elongation stage / jointing stage (agriculture)
lit. pull up a plant and the roots follow / fig. also involving others / inextricably tangled together / Invite one and he'll tell all his friends.
plunger for unblocking toilet
to pull up seedlings (for transplanting)
lit. pull up a plant and the roots follow (idiom); fig. also involving others / inextricably tangled together / Invite one and he'll tell all his friends.
lit. to blow out the lamp and put out the candle (idiom) / fig. to die / to bite the dust / to be over and done with
cupping technique used in TCM
topping (mining)
claw hammer
handsome (of people) / graceful (of calligraphy)
lit. choose a general from among the dwarfs / fig. choose the best person available (out of a mediocre bunch)
lit. to choose a general among the dwarves (idiom) / fig. to pick the best out of a bad group
suction cup (used in Chinese medicine to draw the blood and qi 氣|气) / detachable suction chimney to make a stove draw
lit. pull up a plant and the roots follow (idiom); fig. also involving others / inextricably tangled together / Invite one and he'll tell all his friends.
lit. to intervene when one sees an injustice (idiom) / fig. to rush to the rescue / to play the white knight
fire cupping (acupressure technique of Chinese medicine, with fired vacuum cup applied to the skin) / ventouse (vacuum method used in obstetrics)
erhua variant of 拔火罐


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