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


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