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to brush one's teeth
(coll.) eye tooth (maxillary canine tooth)
  *牙* | 牙* | *牙
tooth / ivory / CL: 顆|颗
to clench one's teeth / to grind the teeth / gnaw
crescent moon
to grind one's teeth (during sleep) / pointless arguing / (coll.) molar
scaling and polishing (dentistry)
tooth decay / dental cavities / CL: 顆|颗, 個|个
The Hague (city in the Netherlands) / Den Haag
tusk / fang
to fill a tooth (cavity) / to have a tooth filled / a dental filling
scaling and polishing (dentistry)
ivory / elephant tusk
to grow replacement teeth (zoology) / to grow permanent teeth in place of milk teeth
deciduous tooth / milk tooth / baby tooth
false teeth / dentures
to laugh one's head off / ridiculous / jaw-dropping
a tooth for a tooth (retaliation)
buck tooth / projecting tooth
to grow teeth / to teethe
pawn / lackey / accomplice (in crime) / collaborator / henchman / claws and teeth
to be looking for one's teeth all over the floor / (fig.) to get beaten up badly / to beat the crap out of (sb)
incisor / molar / screw die / threading die
clever and eloquent speaker (idiom)
toothless / (fig.) powerless / ineffectual / weak
molar tooth
very old / obsolete / out of date
to have a false tooth set in / denture
al dente
to pick one's teeth
to extract a tooth
ferocious-looking (idiom)
caries / rotten tooth (colloquial) / see also 齲齒|龋齿
canine tooth / fang / tusk
permanent tooth (as opposed to deciduous tooth 乳牙) / adult tooth
buck teeth
clappers (musical instrument used to mark the time, made from ivory or hardwood and painted red)
Buddha's tooth (a holy relic)
venomous fang
(coll.) to be out of luck
real estate agent (old)
an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth (idiom) / fig. to use the enemy's methods against him / to give sb a taste of his own medicine
incisor tooth
wisdom tooth
Yamanya township in Shule county, Kashgar, Xinjiang
deciduous tooth / milk tooth / baby tooth / also written 乳齒|乳齿
abutment tooth (dentistry)
no ivory comes from the mouth of a dog (idiom) / no good words are to be expected from a scoundrel
sound of dogs fighting, also written 吽呀
to get food stuck between one's teeth
Jiang Ziya (c. 1100 BC, dates of birth and death unknown), partly mythical sage advisor to King Wen of Zhou 周文王 and purported author of “Six Secret Strategic Teachings” 六韜|六韬, one of the Seven Military Classics of ancient China 武經七書|武经七书
a year-end dinner for employees

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