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on the eve of / to be about to / to be on the verge of
  *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
mahjong / CL:
general / admiral / air chief marshal
lieutenant general / vice admiral / air marshal
major general / rear admiral / air vice marshal
lit. old general / commander-in-chief 將帥|将帅, the equivalent of king in Chinese chess / fig. old-timer / veteran
valiant general
fierce general / valiant military leader / fig. brave individual
(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)
a general or admiral
to appoint a general (in theater) / fig. to appoint sb for a task
ready to start on sth / about to act
capable person
Yang Saga, a popular fiction from the Northern Song, depicting the heroic Yang family 楊業|杨业 of warriors
lit. to cross five passes and slay six generals (idiom) / fig. to surmount all difficulties (on the way to success)
trusted lieutenant
brigadier general / commodore
female general / (fig.) woman who is a leading figure in her area of expertise
commander-in-chief (military) / star player (sports) / key figure (in an organization)
deputy general
celestial troops and generals (idiom) / fig. superior forces
to move an army and send a general (idiom); to deploy an army / to send a team on a task
shrimp soldiers and crab generals (in mythology or popular fiction, the army of the Dragon King of the Eastern Sea) / useless troops (idiom)
valiant general
ruined army, defeated general (idiom); scattered remnants
veteran general
to donate generously (idiom)
surrendered enemy general
famous general
general / military leader / fierce man
deputy general
Ba Jia Jiang, the eight generals that guard the godly realm in Taiwanese folklore, represented by troupes of dancers in temple processions / (slang) lowlife gangster or young hoodlum, often written as "8+9", [ba1 jia1 jiu3]
driver (of a taxi etc) (loanword from Japanese) (Tw)
the enemy general
to checkmate (in chess)
to spur sb into action by making negative remarks
official gatekeeper / goalkeeper (soccer, hockey etc)
will perhaps / may (in the future)
Than Shwe (1933-), Myanmar general and politician, president of Myanmar 1992-2011
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
to play mahjong
(Tw) (sports) foreign player / import
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 surmount all difficulties (on the way to success) (idiom) / abbr. for 過五關斬六將|过五关斩六将

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