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background / backdrop / context / (fig.) powerful backer / CL: 種|种
  *背* | 背* | *背
variant of
  *背* | 背* | *背
to be burdened / to carry on the back or shoulder
  *背* | 背* | *背
the back of a body or object / to turn one's back / to hide something from / to learn by heart / to recite from memory / unlucky (slang) / hard of hearing
behind / at the back / in the rear / behind sb's back
knapsack / rucksack / infantry pack / field pack / blanket roll / CL: 個|个
rear view / figure seen from behind / view of the back (of a person or object)
to betray
sleeveless garment (vest, waistcoat, singlet, tank top etc) / CL:
background music (BGM) / soundtrack / musical setting
to go against / to be contrary to / to violate
the back / the reverse side / the wrong side
to be in a poor light / to do sth with one's back to the light / to stand in one's own light
to bear / to carry on one's back / to shoulder
braces / suspenders / sling (for a rifle) / straps (for a knapsack)
the back (human anatomy) / the back part of sth
to recite / to repeat from memory
back (rear part of the torso) / back (the area of a vertebrate animal's body on either side of the backbone) / (anatomy) dorsum
historical background
to depart from / to deviate from / deviation
to repeat a lesson / to learn by heart / to endorse a check
educational background
hunchbacked / stooping / hunchback
back of the hand
camisole (women's garment)
secretly / in private / behind someone's back
back to back
lit. fight with one's back to the river (idiom); fig. to fight to win or die
instep (upper surface of the foot)
the back of a chair
to run in the opposite direction (idiom); to run counter to
with back to the mountain (favored location)
to learn by rote / to mechanically memorize
to serve as a sacrificial victim / to suffer for sb else / scapegoat / to share sb's fate
halterneck / backless (garment)
background blurring (photography)
to be in debt / to be saddled with debts
swept-back hairstyle
abandon / desert / renounce
homosexual (a reference to Brokeback Mountain 斷背山|断背山, a 2005 movie about a same-sex relationship)
erhua variant of 走背字
the back of the human body
battery case (for a phone)
latissimus dorsi muscle (back of the chest)
dorsal fin
back to back
to leave one's native place, esp. against one's will (idiom)
back-knocking massage
to hunch over / to stoop / to arch one's back (upward)
back / back side
a basket carried on the back
backpack / knapsack / rucksack
to be made a scapegoat / to be unjustly blamed
to sweat profusely (idiom) / drenched in sweat
back of the knife
to massage sb's back by pounding it lightly with one's fists
back of a tiger and waist of a bear / tough and stocky build
to have sex with a prostitute
erhua variant of 背影
to have one's back against / to lean against / to be backed up by (a mountain etc)
split-leaf philodendron / Monstera deliciosa
contrary / opposite
behind sb's back
Brokeback Mountain, 2005 English-language film by Ang Lee 李安
to be hearing impaired
to be masturbated by a prostitute
(slang) (usu. of a woman) sb who looks stunning from behind / sb who has a great figure but not necessarily an attractive face / abbr. to 背殺|背杀
in the shade / shady
to support or oppose
to know by heart (so well that you can recite it backwards)
redback spider
with one's hands clasped behind one's back
face to the ground, back to the sky
bad luck / unlucky
slouch / stoop / poor posture
to leave one's homeplace (to find work, flee disaster etc)
outdated / out of luck
(lit.) chest sticking to back / (fig.) famished / (of several persons) packed chest to back
Lunbei or Lunpei township in Yunlin county 雲林縣|云林县, Taiwan
Lunbei or Lunpei township in Yunlin county 雲林縣|云林县, Taiwan
lit. both the palm and the back of the hand are made of flesh (idiom) / fig. to both be of equal importance / to value both equally
feeling brambles and thorns in one's back (idiom) / uneasy and nervous / to be on pins and needles
to break an agreement / to go back on one's word / to fail to keep one's promise
(dialect) to be out of luck
to turn one's back / to turn around / fig. change in a very short time
to pass away (lit., of the older generation) / to be orphaned
to turn away / to turn one's back to / (gymnastics etc) backspin
to break faith
(slang) (usu. of a woman) sb who looks stunning from behind / sb who has a great figure but not necessarily an attractive face / abbr. for 背影殺手|背影杀手
(bird species of China) eastern cattle egret (Bubulcus coromandus)
variant of 悖謬|悖谬
to have bad luck

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