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enemy / CL: 個|个
hostile / malevolence / antagonism / to view as enemy / to stand against
  *敵* | 敵* | *敵
enemy / to be a match for / to rival / to resist / to withstand
no match for / cannot beat
predator / natural enemy
to be equal to / to be well-matched / rival
powerful enemy
enmity / hostility
enemy troops / hostile forces / CL:
hostile / enemy (factions) / combative
to attack the enemy
to confront / to face the enemy
opponent / substantial adversary / worthy match / antagonist / in the enemy's hands
mortal enemy / arch-enemy
to underestimate the enemy
the enemy and us
formidable opponent
the enemy ranks
political enemy / opponent
unsurpassed / unparalleled
to antagonize people / to make an enemy of sb
to resist the enemy
(military) the enemy's rear / behind enemy lines
public enemy
enemy plane
enemy country
having wealth equivalent to that of an entire nation (idiom) / extremely wealthy
the situation of the enemy positions / intelligence about the enemy
the few are no match for the many / heavily outnumbered / facing impossible odds (idiom)
facing a powerful enemy (idiom); fig. confronting grave difficulties / Enemy at the Gates, 1991 movie by Jean-Jacques Annaud
old enemy
to go over to the enemy / to defect
to convert an enemy into a friend (idiom)
to be attacked from the front and rear (idiom)
to be invincible / unrivalled
anger against a common enemy (idiom); joined in opposition to the same adversary
armed enemy of the nation / enemy of the Emperor / fig. championship challenger / contender opposing champion in sporting contest
unequalled / without rival / a paragon
front line (military)
a match for ten thousand enemies
dichlorvos C4H7Cl2PO4, organic phosphate used as insecticide (loanword) / also called dimethyl dichloro-vinyl phosphate DDVP
rival in love
defeated enemy
the enemy of the people / the class enemy (Marxism)
enemy (agents) / (class) enemy
contradictions between ourselves and the enemy / Either you are for us or against us.
multitude of enemies, few friends (idiom from Mencius) / heavily outnumbered / beaten by the weight of numbers
enemy / foe
trichlorphon C4H8Cl3PO4, organic phosphate used as insecticide / also called dipterex
defensive tower / lookout tower / enemy radio station
hatred felt toward one's enemies
evenly matched (idiom)
old foe / long-standing enemy
enemy defense / enemy garrison
the enemy general
a match for ten thousand enemies
Decis (insecticide brand)
enemy occupied territory
to face the enemy / to meet an attack
lit. as if meeting a great enemy (idiom) / fig. cautious / with great preoccupation / with strict precaution
enemy spy
(a line from a poem by the Tang poet Liu Yuxi 劉禹錫|刘禹锡) one gains very little insight into one's enemy from a hundred victories, but he who breaks his arm three times will be a good doctor / (fig.) one learns more from one's failures than from one's successes
routed enemy
enemy territory
to lure the enemy / to trap
to go into battle / to strike at the enemy
(idiom) to be both friend and foe to each other; to have a friendly rivalry
counter soldiers with arms, water with an earth weir (idiom); different situations call for different action / to adopt measures appropriate to the actual situation
pest / vermin / animal that is harmful to crops or to another species / enemy / predator
hostile / hostility
rival productions (of the same opera in neighboring theaters)
enemy camp
enemy agents in our midst / reds under the beds
to fight the whole world (idiom)
good will always triumph over evil (idiom)

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