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Buddhist monk
lit. like a three-meter high monk, you can't rub his head (idiom) / fig. at a total loss
Sha Wujing
lit. as a monk for today, toll today's bell (idiom) / fig. to do one's job mechanically / to hold a position passively
the monk can run away, but the temple won't run with him (idiom) / you can run this time, but you'll have to come back / I'll get you sooner or later / also written 跑得了和尚跑不了廟|跑得了和尚跑不了庙
the monk can run away, but the temple won't run with him (idiom) / you can run this time, but you'll have to come back / I'll get you sooner or later
Jianzhen or Ganjin (688-763), Tang Buddhist monk, who crossed to Japan after several unsuccessful attempts, influential in Japanese Buddhism
lit. three monks have no water to drink (idiom) / fig. everybody's business is nobody's business / (If there is one monk, he will fetch water for himself. If there are two, they will fetch water together. But if there are three or more, none will take it upon himself to fetch water.)
lit. like a monk holding an umbrella — no hair, no sky (idiom) (punning on 髮|发 vs ) / fig. defying the law and the principles of heaven / lawless
the monk can run away, but the temple won't run with him (idiom) / you can run this time, but you'll have to come back / I'll get you sooner or later
the monk coming from afar is good at reading scriptures (idiom) / foreign talent is valued higher than local talent
lit. in the presence of a monk, insult another monk, calling him a bald-headed bandit (idiom) / fig. to insult indirectly / to criticize obliquely
lit. to insult a bald man while pointing at a monk (idiom) / fig. to insult indirectly / to criticize obliquely


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