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  *把* | 把* | *把
to hold / to contain / to grasp / to take hold of / handle / particle marking the following noun as a direct object / classifier for objects with handle / classifier for small objects: handful
  *把* | 把* | *把
to grasp (also fig.) / to seize / to hold / assurance / certainty / sure (of the outcome)
to include
to shake hands
handle / grip / knob
working hand / member of a work team / participant
to guard a pass / to check on sth
to feel the pulse / to take sb's pulse
acrobatics / jugglery / cheap trick / game
to stand as a goalkeeper / to keep guard on a gate
to turn around in one's hands / to play with / to fiddle with
handle / (fig.) information that can be used against sb
to be strict / to enforce vigorously (procedures, quality control etc)
labor contractor / gangmaster
torch / CL:
to control / to dominate / to monopolize
to guard
to raise one's wine cup
to attempt all tasks at once / to manage every detail regardless of its importance
person skilled in a trade / skill
(argot) gang leader
handlebar (bicycle etc) / shaft (rickshaw etc)
What brings you here? (idiom)
low-level officer of the army from the Ming to the mid Qing Dynasty
to support a child (or invalid etc) while he or she urinates
a handle
(coll.) to be completely at ease
trustworthy / dependable
one or two / a couple of
Torch Festival
to pick up a girl / to get a girl
to support a child (or invalid etc) while he or she defecates
expert / dab hand
deputy leader / the second-in-command
a dime a dozen / a great deal of
brake lever / crank handle for stopping or turning off machinery
to drink and chat merrily (idiom)
sinister plot / dirty trick / cheap trick
to hold the rudder / to hold (to take, to be at) the helm / to steer
to play with / to finger
(of a newly appointed official) to make bold changes on assuming office (idiom)
to keep watch (during a clandestine activity) / to be on the lookout
to act unappreciatively in response to a kindness
One key opens one lock. / There is a different solution for each problem. (idiom)
ability / skill
pickaxe handle
to have endured all sorts of hardships (to raise one's children) (idiom)
lit. to try to steal a chicken only to end up losing the rice used to lure it (idiom) / fig. to try to gain an advantage only to end up worse off / to go for wool and come back shorn
bearer of ill luck / person with the evil eye / comet
speculation and profiteering (idiom); buying and selling on speculation
become sworn brothers
expert cart-driver / charioteer
to profiteer / to gain some underhand advantage
to play the market / to speculate (on financial markets) / to profiteer
lit. time is a butcher's knife / fig. time marches on, relentless and unforgiving / nothing gold can stay
careless / any-old-how, regardless of the specific task
to break out into a cold sweat (idiom)
with one's face covered in tears (idiom)
tiller of a boat
inexpert / a botcher
lit. there is a knife above the character for lust / fig. lascivious activities can lead to bitter consequences
to perform magic / to do magic tricks / prestidigitation
one who does not fear the death of thousand cuts will dare to unhorse the emperor (proverb) / to a fearless person, no fence is high enough
drill (in sword play) / to thrash around / to demonstrate gymnastic skills / to solicit financial help (in an indirect way) / to show off
lit. General Iron is guarding the door (idiom) / fig. the door is padlocked — nobody inside
expert flower grower
indecisive (idiom)
seal of authority / official seal
to break out into a cold sweat (idiom)
erhua variant of 搭把手
lit. hair and beard all in one stroke / fig. to handle different things by the same method / one method to solve all problems / one size fits all
toilet plunger
expert flower grower
to pick up a girl / to get a girl
butt of a gun
sworn brothers
stubborn / inflexible
to help out
to have an intimate friendship

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