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


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  *墙* | 墙* | *墙
variant of 牆|墙, wall
HSK 5
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  *墙* | 墙* | *墙
wall / CL: ,
HSK 5
wall
firewall / CL:
perimeter wall / fence / CL:
curtain wall (architecture)
wallpaper
corner (junction of two walls)
city wall
wall newspaper
sb who goes whichever way the wind blows / sb with no mind of their own / easily swayed person / opportunist
Berlin Wall
unplastered masonry wall
copper wall, iron bastion (idiom); impenetrable defense
foot of a wall
plastered masonry wall
lit. the red apricot tree leans over the garden wall (idiom) / fig. a wife having an illicit lover
a cornered dog will jump over the wall (idiom) / to be driven to desperate action
wall (soccer)
the walls have ears (idiom)
gable
whitewashed wall / to whitewash a wall
crenelated parapet wall
firewall
internecine strife (idiom); fighting among oneself
(literary) screen wall shielding an entrance in traditional Chinese architecture
wall / fence
crenelated parapet wall
to sit on the fence / to take both sides in a dispute
wallpaper
Berlin Wall
to climb a wall / (fig.) to be unfaithful
Wailing Wall, or Western Wall (Jerusalem)
erhua variant of 聽牆根|听墙根
lit. when a wall is about to collapse, everybody gives it a shove (idiom) / fig. everybody hits a man who is down
facade / external wall
lit. Buddha jumps over the wall, name for a Chinese dish that uses many non-vegetarian ingredients
to stubbornly insist on one's own ideas (idiom)
(computing) paywall (loanword)
internal disunity dissolves at the threat of an invasion from outside (idiom)
lit. to lead the water through the wall / to ask for trouble (idiom)
lit. pull down the east wall to repair the west wall (idiom) / fig. to borrow from Peter to pay Paul
to undermine / to let someone down / to seduce someone away from something
lit. windbreak / fig. protector
Democracy Wall (1978-1989), esp. during the Beijing Spring democracy movement
(idiom) no secret can be kept forever
anaglypta (sculptured wallpaper)
useless (idiom) / worthless / inept
recess between walls
drywall saw / plasterboard saw
drywall / gypsum wallboard / plasterboard
cavity wall / hollow wall
to paper a wall
lit. to climb over the wall / fig. to breach the Great Firewall of China
to eavesdrop / to listen in secret to sb's conversations
surface of wall
parapet / defensive wall / breastwork
Western Wall, or Wailing Wall (Jerusalem)


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