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  *将* | 将* | *将
will / shall / to use / to take / to checkmate / just a short while ago / (introduces object of main verb, used in the same way as )
  *将* | 将* | *将
general / commander-in-chief (military) / king (chess piece) / to command / to lead
  *将* | 将* | *将
to desire / to invite / to request
on the eve of / to be about to / to be on the verge of
mahjong / CL:
valiant general
general / admiral / air chief marshal
official gatekeeper / goalkeeper (soccer, hockey etc)
famous general
(in classical literature) young military officer of high rank for his age / (during the Cultural Revolution) young militant in the Red Guard / (in modern usage) rising star (in sport, politics etc)
general / military leader / fierce man
lieutenant general / vice admiral / air marshal
female general / (fig.) woman who is a leading figure in her area of expertise
lit. old general / commander-in-chief 將帥|将帅, the equivalent of king in Chinese chess / fig. old-timer / veteran
capable person
a general or admiral
major general / rear admiral / air vice marshal
ready to start on sth / about to act
Yang Saga, a popular fiction from the Northern Song, depicting the heroic Yang family 楊業|杨业 of warriors
fierce general / valiant military leader / fig. brave individual
to surmount all difficulties (on the way to success) (idiom) / abbr. for 過五關斬六將|过五关斩六将
to appoint a general (in theater) / fig. to appoint sb for a task
Liu Bei's five great generals in Romance of the Three Kingdoms, namely: Guan Yu 關羽|关羽, Zhang Fei 張飛|张飞, Zhao Yun 趙雲|赵云, Ma Chao 馬超|马超, Huang Zhong 黃忠|黄忠
trusted lieutenant
commander-in-chief (military) / star player (sports) / key figure (in an organization)
brigadier general / commodore
deputy general
lit. to cross five passes and slay six generals (idiom) / fig. to surmount all difficulties (on the way to success)
to play mahjong
the enemy general
celestial troops and generals (idiom) / fig. superior forces
veteran general
ruined army, defeated general (idiom); scattered remnants
to move an army and send a general (idiom); to deploy an army / to send a team on a task
Than Shwe (1933-), Myanmar general and politician, president of Myanmar 1992-2011
driver (of a taxi etc) (loanword from Japanese) (Tw)
valiant general
to spur sb into action by making negative remarks
deputy general
(Tw) (sports) foreign player / import
surrendered enemy general
lit. to dispatch a general is not as effective as to excite a general / fig. inciting people to action is more effective than dispatching orders
strategic experts and powerful generals (idiom)
strategic experts and powerful generals (idiom)
to donate generously (idiom)
to checkmate (in chess)
shrimp soldiers and crab generals (in mythology or popular fiction, the army of the Dragon King of the Eastern Sea) / useless troops (idiom)

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