Dictionary content from CC-CEDICT De keizer is ver weg - boek met wilde avonturen in China

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to brush one's teeth
to clench one's teeth / to grind the teeth / gnaw
(coll.) eye tooth (maxillary canine tooth)
The Hague (city in the Netherlands) / Den Haag
  *牙* | 牙* | *牙
tooth / ivory / CL: 顆|颗
to fill a tooth (cavity) / to have a tooth filled / a dental filling
crescent moon
to grind one's teeth (during sleep) / pointless arguing / (coll.) molar
to grow replacement teeth (zoology) / to grow permanent teeth in place of milk teeth
ivory / elephant tusk
tusk / fang
scaling and polishing (dentistry)
false teeth / dentures
buck tooth / projecting tooth
tooth decay / dental cavities / CL: 顆|颗, 個|个
a tooth for a tooth (retaliation)
pawn / lackey / accomplice (in crime) / collaborator / henchman / claws and teeth
deciduous tooth / milk tooth / baby tooth
molar tooth
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 / molar / screw die / threading die
very old / obsolete / out of date
clever and eloquent speaker (idiom)
ferocious-looking (idiom)
buck teeth
to pick one's teeth
to have a false tooth set in / denture
to extract a tooth
to laugh one's head off / ridiculous / jaw-dropping
caries / rotten tooth (colloquial) / see also 齲齒|龋齿
Buddha's tooth (a holy relic)
wisdom tooth
clappers (musical instrument used to mark the time, made from ivory or hardwood and painted red)
scaling and polishing (dentistry)
canine tooth; fang; tusk
to grow teeth / to teethe
al dente
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
real estate agent (old)
dental implant
deciduous tooth / milk tooth / baby tooth / also written 乳齒|乳齿
venomous fang
to get food stuck between one's teeth
Yamanya township in Shule county, Kashgar, Xinjiang
incisor tooth
sound of dogs fighting, also written 吽呀
(coll.) to be out of luck
abutment tooth (dentistry)
a year-end dinner for employees
permanent tooth (as opposed to deciduous tooth 乳牙) / adult tooth
dental implant
to be looking for one's teeth all over the floor / (fig.) to get beaten up badly / to beat the crap out of (sb)
toothless / (fig.) powerless / ineffectual / weak
lit. no ivory comes from the mouth of a dog (idiom) / fig. one does not expect fine words from a scoundrel

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