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general / high-ranking military officer / to check or checkmate / fig. to embarrass / to challenge / to put sb on the spot
HSK 6
Chiangchun township in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县, Taiwan
important general / generalissimo
nickname of Han dynasty general Li Guang 李廣|李广
lit. one general, one order (idiom) / fig. every boss has their own rules / everyone has their own way of doing things
top general / commander-in-chief
lit. General Iron is guarding the door (idiom) / fig. the door is padlocked — nobody inside
lit. choose a general from among the dwarfs / fig. choose the best person available (out of a mediocre bunch)
potbelly
Chiangchun township in Tainan county 台南縣|台南县, Taiwan
beer belly (complimentary)
lit. to choose a general among the dwarves (idiom) / fig. to pick the best out of a bad group


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