Dictionary content from CC-CEDICT De keizer is ver weg - boek met wilde avonturen in China

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rocket / CL:
  *箭* | 箭* | *箭
arrow / CL:
arrowhead / arrow symbol
bow and arrow
archery / to shoot an arrow
sudden big stride forward
shield / (fig.) excuse
bazooka / rocket launcher
rocket (artillery)
lit. one arrow, two golden eagles (idiom) / to kill two birds with one stone
rocket artillery
attack by a hidden enemy / a stab in the back
Wrigley's Doublemint (brand)
with one's heart set on speeding home (idiom)
carrier rocket
time flies like an arrow (idiom); How time flies!
lit. to have one's heart pierced by thousands of arrows (idiom) / fig. overcome with sorrow / to lambaste / to rip sb to shreds
bamboo (genus Fargesia)
lit. once you've shot the arrow, there's no getting it back (idiom) / fig. once you started sth, there's no turning back / to have to finish what one started / to be determined to reach one's goals in spite of setbacks
bow-and-arrow step (dance step)
arrow banner of command (archaic used as symbol of military authority) / fig. instructions from one's superiors
iron arrow
spring-loaded arrow concealed in one's sleeve
to wave a chicken feather as a token of authority (idiom); to assume unwarranted authority on the basis of some pretext
down-pointing arrow
up-pointing arrow
arrow key (on keyboard)
whistling arrow (used in ancient times as a signal)
lit. easy to dodge the spear in the open, hard to avoid a stab in the dark (idiom); it is hard to guard against secret conspiracies
left-pointing arrow
right-pointing arrow
arrow shaft
variant of 劍魚|剑鱼
antiaris, aka upas tree (Antiaris toxicaria)
rocket-propelled grenade (RPG)
Maojian district of Shiyan city 十堰市, Hubei
right arrow key (on keyboard)
left arrow key (on keyboard)
forest of spear, rain of arrows
up arrow key (on keyboard)
Maojian district of Shiyan city 十堰市, Hubei
lit. using straw boats to borrow arrows (idiom, from 三國演義|三国演义) / fig. to use others' manpower and resources for one's own ends
lit. easy to dodge the spear in the open, hard to avoid a stab in the dark (idiom); it is hard to guard against secret conspiracies
lit. to draw the bow without shooting the arrow (idiom) / fig. to bluff / to be all talk and no action / false bravado
arrow used as a token of authority (by field commanders)
a wrong suffered (idiom) / old grievance / previous defeat
Sagitta (constellation)
poison dart frog
booster rocket
Wrigley (chewing gum company)
down arrow key (on keyboard)
lit. to be struck by an arrow and fall from one's horse / to suffer a serious setback (idiom)

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