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to select the best
HSK 6
height above sea level / elevation
HSK 6
to promote to a higher job / to select for promotion
HSK 6
tall and straight
HSK 6
to spoil things through excessive enthusiasm (idiom)
HSK 6
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to pull up / to pull out / to draw out by suction / to select / to pick / to stand out (above level) / to surpass / to seize
wire drawing / candied floss (cooking) / spun sugar or toffee (coating)
to free oneself / to extricate oneself from a difficult situation
top-notch (colloquial) / to push oneself to the front
to pluck / to pull off / to pull out / to unplug
tug-of-war / to take part in a tug-of-war
to raise (one's voice) / to overrate / to build up / to stand out / outstanding
to pull out / to remove
to excel the common (idiom); surpassing / preeminent / outstanding
firm and indomitable (idiom); tenacious and unyielding
hot swapping
to break into a run
lit. with swords drawn and bows bent (idiom); fig. a state of mutual hostility / at daggers drawn
Hannibal (name) / Hannibal Barca (247-183 BC), Carthaginian general
fortitude
to pull up by the roots / to uproot
elephant trunk clam / geoduck (Panopea abrupta), large clam with a long proboscis (native to the west coast of North America)
to set out (of troops) / departure / start date (of military expedition)
suction cup (used in Chinese medicine to draw the blood and qi 氣|气) / detachable suction chimney to make a stove draw
jointing (agriculture)
lit. to grab feathers from a flying goose / fig. to seize any opportunity / pragmatic
draw out pus by applying a plaster to the affected area
stingy (idiom)
(dialect) very cold / chilled
daddy
outstanding / exceptionally good
to extract a tooth
outstanding / to fast-track / to elevate / to free oneself from
lit. to intervene when one sees an injustice (idiom) / fig. to rush to the rescue / to play the white knight
to stand out from one's fellows / high-level examination for official candidacy (traditional)
to strike camp
to pull out hair / to pluck / epilation
to pick out / to select and recruit / to pluck / to pull
select the best people for promotion
shoe horn
shoehorn
to provoke
elongation stage / jointing stage (agriculture)
lit. when you pull a radish out of the ground, some dirt comes up with it (idiom) / fig. to uncover, during the investigation of a crime, evidence of other crimes / to cause further problems while working on a problem
to pull up seedlings (for transplanting)
erhua variant of 拔尖
(lit. and fig.) to uproot
tall and straight
lit. choose a general from among the dwarfs / fig. choose the best person available (out of a mediocre bunch)
plunger for unblocking toilet
to weigh anchor
Abbasid Empire (750-1258), successor of the Umayyad caliphate
branch of the Xianbei 鮮卑|鲜卑 nomadic people, founders of Wei 北魏 of the Northern Dynasties (386-534) / also written 拓跋
fire cupping (acupressure technique of Chinese medicine, with fired vacuum cup applied to the skin) / ventouse (vacuum method used in obstetrics)
discharge
to rise steeply from level ground
Bathsheba, wife of Uriah the Hittite and later of David (according to the Hebrew Bible)
topping (mining)
handsome (of people) / graceful (of calligraphy)
lit. to blow out the lamp and put out the candle (idiom) / fig. to die / to bite the dust / to be over and done with
cupping glass / fire cupping (acupressure technique of Chinese medicine, with fired vacuum cup applied to the skin) / ventouse (vacuum method used in obstetrics)
erhua variant of 拔火罐
lit. pull up a plant and the roots follow (idiom); fig. also involving others / inextricably tangled together / Invite one and he'll tell all his friends.
lit. pull up a plant and the roots follow (idiom); fig. also involving others / inextricably tangled together / Invite one and he'll tell all his friends.
lit. to choose a general among the dwarves (idiom) / fig. to pick the best out of a bad group
claw hammer
lit. a hair plucked from (person A) would be thicker than (person B)'s waist (idiom) / fig. A is far richer (or more powerful) than B / (used in a pattern such as A拔根汗毛比B的腰粗)
lit. someone else stole the donkey; you only pulled up the stake it was tethered to (idiom) / fig. you're the least culpable, but you're the one who gets the blame
elevation (above sea level)
to select
cupping technique used in TCM
outstandingly talented
Amédée Courbet (1826-1885), a French admiral who won a series of important land and naval victories during the Tonkin campaign and the Sino-French War
lit. pull up a plant and the roots follow / fig. also involving others / inextricably tangled together / Invite one and he'll tell all his friends.


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