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  *张* | 张* | *张
to open up / to spread / sheet of paper / classifier for flat objects, sheet / classifier for votes
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nervous / keyed up / intense / tense / strained / in short supply / scarce / CL: 陣|阵
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to exaggerate / overstated / exaggerated / hyperbole / (coll.) excessive / ridiculous / outrageous
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to advocate / to stand for / view / position / stand / proposition / viewpoint / assertion / CL: 個|个
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flustered / agitated
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expansion / dilation / to expand (e.g. one's power or influence) / to broaden
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to look in all directions (idiom) / to glance around
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surname Zhang
Zhangye, prefecture-level city in Gansu
Zhangjiajie, prefecture-level city in Hunan, formerly Dayong 大庸
paper
to open up / to spread / to extend
Zhangjiagang, county-level city in Suzhou 蘇州|苏州, Jiangsu
rampant / unbridled / arrogant / aggressive
flyer / leaflet / single-sheet (map etc)
tension
to open one's mouth (to eat, speak etc) / to gape / to start talking (esp. to make a request)
Zhangbei county in Zhangjiakou 張家口|张家口, Hebei
to post (a notice) / to advertise
Zhang Yang (1967-), PRC film director and screenwriter
to display ostentatiously / to bring out into the open / to make public / to spread around / flamboyant / brash
to open a business / first transaction of a business day
to open one's mouth (to speak, esp. to make a request) / to gape
openly and without fear / brazenly
Zhangye, prefecture-level city in Gansu
to look around / to peep (through a crack) / to peer at / to throw a look at
lit. with swords drawn and bows bent (idiom); fig. a state of mutual hostility / at daggers drawn
Zhang Bao (-184), leader of the Yellow Turban rebels during the late Han 漢朝|汉朝
to be decorated with lanterns and colored banners (idiom)
to bare fangs and brandish claws (idiom); to make threatening gestures
Zhang Ning (1975-), PRC female badminton player and Olympic gold medalist
Zhang Bin (1979-), CCTV sports presenter
to take care of / to raise money / to attend to (guests, customers etc)
brash / insolent / frantic
diastolic blood pressure
Zhangwan district of Shiyan city 十堰市, Hubei
to relax and expand / (physiology) diastole
Zhang Heng (78-139) great Han dynasty astronomer and mathematician
to think for oneself and act accordingly (idiom); to act on one's own initiative
Zhang Dan (1985-), Chinese figure skater
Zhang Xun (1854-1923), Qing loyalist general who attempted to restore the abdicated emperor Puyi 溥儀|溥仪 to the throne in the Manchu Restoration of 1917 張勳復辟|张勋复辟
overweening attitude / threatening manner
to make public / to disclose
(false) bravado / to bluff
Zhang Yi (-309 BC), political strategist of the School of Diplomacy 縱橫家|纵横家 during the Warring States Period (475-221 BC)
to hang up (a picture, banner, mosquito net etc)
Zhang Ji (767-830), Tang Dynasty poet
to be troubled / to be concerned
Zhang Tianyi (1906-1985), children's writer, author of prize-winning fairy tale Secret of the Magic Gourd 寶葫蘆的秘密|宝葫芦的秘密
recalcitrant / unreasonable / peevish
extravagance and waste (idiom)
Zhang Wentian (1900-1976), CCP party leader and theorist
Chinese poker
Zhang Tingyu (1672-1755), Qing politician, senior minister to three successive emperors, oversaw compilation of History of the Ming Dynasty 明史 and the Kangxi Dictionary 康熙字典
Chamberlain (name) / Wilt Chamberlain (1936-1999), US basketball player
Zhang the Third and Li the Fourth (idiom) / Tom, Dick and Harry
lit. to put Zhang's hat on Li's head / to attribute sth to the wrong person (idiom) / to confuse one thing with another
ostentation / extravagance
Zhang Chang, official and scholar of the Western Han dynasty
Zhang Yi (c. 3rd century), literary figure from Wei of the Three Kingdoms, other name 稚讓|稚让, named as compiler of earliest extant Chinese encyclopedia 廣雅|广雅 and several lost works
to uphold (e.g. justice or virtue) / to promote
detente
with great fanfare
Jang Song-taek (1946-2013), brother-in-law of Kim Jong-il 金正日, uncle and mentor of Kim Jong-un 金正恩, in 2013 accused of being a counter-revolutionary and executed
four proverbial names / Tom, Dick and Harry
alarmed / flustered
remittent fever
agape and tongue-tied (idiom); at a loss for words / gaping and speechless
Manchu Restoration of 1917, an attempt by general 張勳|张勋 to reinstate the monarchy in China by restoring the abdicated emperor Puyi 溥儀|溥仪 to the throne
if you lift the headrope the meshes spread open (idiom) / take care of the big things and the little things will take care of themselves / (of a piece of writing) well-structured and ordered
sola bill of exchange (international trade)
lit. to restring one's bow / to reform and start over again
Zhangdian District of Zibo city 淄博市, Shandong
lit. Zhang Fei fights Yue Fei / fig. an impossible combination / an impossible turn of events (idiom)
panic-stricken (idiom) / to be in a flustered state / also written 張惶失措|张惶失措
Zhang Chunfan (-1935), late Qing novelist, author of The Nine-tailed Turtle 九尾龜|九尾龟
John Doe / Zhang San, name for an unspecified person, first of a series of three: 張三|张三, 李四, 王五 Tom, Dick and Harry
Chang Chen (1976-), Taiwanese film actor
Zhang Hua (232-300), Western Jin writer, poet and politician / Zhang Hua (1958-1982), student held up as a martyr after he died saving an old peasant from a septic tank / other Zhang Hua's too numerous to mention
Zhang Xu (probably early 8th century), Tang dynasty poet and calligrapher, most famous for his grass script 草書|草书
Zhang Jue (-184), leader of the Yellow turban rebels during the late Han
post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
to launch an all-out attack (idiom) / to roundly condemn / to castigate
Zhang Yi (1608-1695), prolific author and poet spanning interregnum between Ming and Qing
tension and relaxation
Cho Chang (Harry Potter)
Angela Chang (1982-), Taiwanese pop singer and actress
Zhang Dai (1597-c. 1684), late Ming scholar
Zhang Qian (-114 BC), Han dynasty explorer of 2nd century BC
Zhangjiajie, prefecture-level city in Hunan
variant of 張皇|张皇
tensor (math.)
Zhang Pu (1602-1641), Ming dynasty scholar and prolific writer, proponent of 複社|复社 cultural renewal movement, author of Five tombstone inscriptions 五人墓碑記|五人墓碑记
Zhangjiakou, prefecture-level city in Hebei
Zhang Fei (168-221), general of Shu and blood-brother of Liu Bei in Romance of the Three Kingdoms, famous as fearsome fighter and lover of wine
Eileen Chang (1920-1995), famous Chinese-American novelist
Zhang Yimou (1950-), PRC film director
Zhanjiachuan Huizu autonomous county in Gansu
Zhangdian District of Zibo city 淄博市, Shandong

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