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to brush one's teeth
  *牙* | 牙* | *牙
tooth / ivory / CL: 顆|颗
a year-end dinner for employees
to clench one's teeth / to grind the teeth / gnaw
false teeth / dentures
tusk / fang
crescent moon
to grind one's teeth (during sleep) / pointless arguing / (coll.) molar
tooth decay / dental cavities / CL: 顆|颗, 個|个
deciduous tooth / milk tooth / baby tooth
a tooth for a tooth (retaliation)
to fill a tooth (cavity) / to have a tooth filled / a dental filling
(coll.) eye tooth (maxillary canine tooth)
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
pawn / lackey / accomplice (in crime) / collaborator / henchman / claws and teeth
scaling and polishing (dentistry)
to grow teeth / to teethe
ivory / elephant tusk
to extract a tooth
canine tooth / fang / tusk
scaling and polishing (dentistry)
to grow replacement teeth (zoology) / to grow permanent teeth in place of milk teeth
The Hague (city in the Netherlands) / Den Haag
very old / obsolete / out of date
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
al dente
buck teeth
real estate agent (old)
to pick one's teeth
abutment tooth (dentistry)
ferocious-looking (idiom)
to get food stuck between one's teeth
buck tooth / projecting tooth
incisor / molar / screw die / threading die
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
permanent tooth (as opposed to deciduous tooth 乳牙) / adult tooth
Buddha's tooth (a holy relic)
to have a false tooth set in / denture
molar tooth
clappers (musical instrument used to mark the time, made from ivory or hardwood and painted red)
venomous fang
caries / rotten tooth (colloquial) / see also 齲齒|龋齿
(coll.) to be out of luck
clever and eloquent speaker (idiom)
sound of dogs fighting, also written 吽呀
to laugh one's head off / ridiculous / jaw-dropping
Yamanya township in Shule county, Kashgar, Xinjiang
deciduous tooth / milk tooth / baby tooth / also written 乳齒|乳齿
no ivory comes from the mouth of a dog (idiom) / no good words are to be expected from a scoundrel
wisdom tooth

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