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firecrackers / string of small firecrackers / CL:
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to sauté / to fry / to dry by heating
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to prepare herbal medicine by roasting or parching (in a pan)
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cannon / CL: / firecracker
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big gun / cannon / artillery / one who talks big / CL: 門|门,
cannon / gun / artillery
cannon / gun / artillery
gun salute (e.g. 21-gun salute) / salvo
(coll.) piece of light artillery such as a mortar / (fig.) person who speaks boldly and frankly / hot hatch (car) / (also used figuratively with various meanings in other contexts)
rocket artillery
firearm
lit. firing after the horse / fig. belated action / giving advice in hindsight
lit. firing after the horse / fig. belated action / giving advice in hindsight
to set off firecrackers
to open fire
heavy artillery
cannon (loanword)
water cannon
firecracker
anti-aircraft gun
machine cannon / machine-gun cannon
to open fire with artillery / to set off firecrackers / to make one's stage debut / (slang) to have sex / to masturbate
bird shotgun replaced by cannon (idiom); equipment improved enormously
catapult / ballista (siege catapult firing stone blocks)
camera (jocular)
firecrackers set off at the stroke of midnight on New Year's Day (a Chinese tradition)
barrage of gunfire (often used as a metaphor for rapid speech)
field artillery
cannon used for signaling / signaling shot
(slang) to have sex outdoors or in a public place
(idiom) flustered / confused
curved-fire gun (mortar, howitzer etc)
to fire a salvo / broadside / cannonade
(slang) effeminate man / sissy / effeminate
(slang) to hook up for a one night stand / booty call
(Internet slang) to mouth off / to shoot one's mouth off / sb who does that
(lit.) to fire blank shots / (fig.) to be all talk and no action / to shoot one's mouth off / to make empty promises
howitzer
(Northeastern dialect) simple-minded person
subwoofer
Western (or Western-style) cannon of the Ming era
to butt in / to interfere / to make things difficult
to talk big / to shoot one's mouth off
to fire after the horse has bolted (idiom); to act too late to be effective
recoilless rifle
to set off fire crackers
railgun
(fig.) opening shot
a short-barreled mortar / an ancient catapult
mortar (weapon)


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