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(emphasizes that sth is precisely or exactly as stated) / precisely / exactly / even / if / just like / in the same way as
that is / i.e.
in other words / that is
in other words / that is to say / so / thus
unity is strength (revolutionary slogan and popular song of 1943)
in other words / that is to say
lit. to believe in the rain on hearing the wind (idiom) / to believe rumors / to be credulous
lit. on hearing wind, to say rain / to agree uncritically with whatever people say / to parrot other people's words / to chime in with others
lit. either the fish dies or the net gets torn (idiom) / fig. it's a life-and-death struggle / it's either him or me
it doesn't matter whether a cat is white or black; as long as it catches mice it's a good cat (variant of a Sichuanese saying used in a speech by Deng Xiaoping 鄧小平|邓小平 in 1962, usually associated with his economic reforms starting in 1978, in which pragmatism was favored over ideological purity)
all is grist that comes to the mill (idiom)


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