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HSK
rat / mouse / CL: 隻|只
HSK 5
@ / at symbol
Mickey Mouse
sb or sth detested by all / target of scorn / anathema / cf. 老鼠過街人人喊打|老鼠过街人人喊打
Mickey Mouse
mouse hole
lit. rat's tail; fig. a follower of inferior stature
lit. a piece of rat feces spoiled the whole pot of soup (idiom) / fig. one bad apple can spoil the whole bunch
the cat weeps for the dead mouse (idiom); hypocritical pretence of condolence / crocodile tears
lit. when a rat crosses the street, people chase it down (idiom) / fig. everyone detests a lowlife
lit. a piece of rat feces spoiled the whole pot of congee (idiom) / fig. one bad apple can spoil the whole bunch
lit. a dog who catches mice (idiom) / fig. to be meddlesome
like mice trying to pull a turtle, nowhere to get a hand grip (idiom) / no clue where to start
it doesn't matter whether a cat is white or black; as long as it catches mice it's a good cat (variant of a Sichuanese saying used in a speech by Deng Xiaoping 鄧小平|邓小平 in 1962, usually associated with his economic reforms starting in 1978, in which pragmatism was favored over ideological purity)
when the mice drag a shovel, the biggest thing comes second / the tip of the iceberg / the cockroach principle


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