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to attack / to accuse / to charge / an attack (terrorist or military)
HSK 6
to attack / to assault / to go on the offensive / attack / assault / offense (sports)
HSK 6
to capture / to take / to overcome / to solve
HSK 6
strategy / directions / guide / how-to
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to attack / to accuse / to study
to assault a fortified position / (fig.) to concentrate one's efforts on a particularly difficult part of one's mission
to major (in a field) / to study a specialty to obtain a higher degree
to besiege / to beleaguer / to attack from all sides / to jointly speak or write against sb
to besiege (a town)
potential for attack / firepower
(military) offensive
personal attack
to storm a strategic pass / fig. to tackle a key problem
to make a breakthrough / to break through / to breach (military)
main assault / to focus on / to specialize in / to major in
attack and defense / the midfield (in soccer)
to counterattack / a counteroffensive
dominant / controlling / strong / opposite: weak, yielding 弱受 / to take by storm (military)
to attack (the enemy)
to tackle a thorny problem and overcome its challenges
to seize control of (an enemy position) / (fig.) to take by storm / to gain (awards, control of a market etc)
(slang) top (in a homosexual relationship)
to specialize in / to major in
fast break / quick attack (ball sports)
(of a rumor etc) to collapse (in the light of facts etc) / to be discredited
to overcome / to take (a fortress) / to fall (to an attack) / to surrender
easily guarded, hard to attack
lit. the other mountain's stone can polish jade (idiom); to improve oneself by accepting criticism from outside / to borrow talent from abroad to develop the nation effectively
to force entrance into / to score a goal (sport)
to cure ills with poison (TCM) / to fight evil with evil / set a thief to catch a thief / to fight fire with fire
vulnerable
offensive
to triumph in every battle and win every fight (idiom); all-conquering / ever victorious / nothing they can't do
attack from two sides / pincer movement / converging attack / attack on a flank / fork in chess, with one piece making two attacks
ground attack aircraft
to attack (one another)
the front line / the attack (e.g. football forwards)
to catch an enemy off guard with a surprise attack (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法)
to assault / to attack in force
to attack violently / to storm
to attack for a long time without success
to conquer / to defeat (militarily)
nuclear-powered attack submarine
marketing campaign
total football (soccer)
to attack and seize
to attack sb by exposing faults / to denounce
the masses rise to attack it (idiom); Everyone is against the idea. / universally abhorrent
to vilify sb wantonly / unrestrained attack (on sb)
to triumph in every battle and win every fight (idiom); all-conquering / ever victorious / nothing they can't do
lit. use sb's spear to attack his shield (idiom, derived from Han Feizi 韓非子|韩非子); turning a weapon against its owner / fig. to attack an opponent using his own devices / hoist with his own petard
kamikaze unit (Japanese corps of suicide pilots in World War II)
(TCM) sudden strong emotions attacking the heart, leading to faints etc / (fig.) to fly into a fit of anger
(of a nation) to denounce and threaten with military force / to try to coerce
to block a shot (basketball) (Tw)
to triumph in every battle and win every fight (idiom); all-conquering / ever victorious / nothing they can't do
phishing attack (computing)
battering ram
to attack / to raid / (of medicine) potent
to take cities and seize territories (idiom)
Story of Yanxi Palace (2018 TV series)
to attack jointly
food coma / postprandial somnolence
to perform acupuncture


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