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charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *腳* | 腳* | *腳
foot / leg (of an animal or an object) / base (of an object) / CL: 雙|双, 隻|只 / classifier for kicks
HSK 3
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *腳* | 腳* | *腳
variant of / role
foot bath / foot soak
bound feet (traditional)
naturally-formed feet (as opposed to bound feet 小腳|小脚) / long kick (soccer) / Bigfoot (mythological animal)
Chinese boxing / fist and feet / punching and kicking
two legs / both feet
(one moment ...,) the next ... / trailing foot (in walking)
hand and foot / movement of limbs / action / trick / step in a procedure (CL:)
foot of a mountain
litter (animal bedding)
to stop on the way for a rest
chicken feet
to meddle / to make a nuisance of oneself
to limp / lame person
(of a monk) to travel / itinerant
to stomp or hop about (in anxiety, anger etc) / to dance on one's feet / hopping mad (anxious, etc)
footnote
fitting one's feet (of shoes or socks)
to gesticulate while talking (idiom) / to explain by waving one's hands / to criticize or give orders summarily
to come to blows / to paw / to grope / to get fresh
Liujiao or Liuchiao township in Chiayi county 嘉義縣|嘉义县, west Taiwan
to stay for a time / to stop over / to lodge / to sink down (into soft ground) / leftovers
athlete's foot
extravagant (idiom); to throw away money by the handful / wasteful
carelessly and haphazardly / to paw / to grope / to get fresh
(idiom) to lose one's head / to panic / to go to pieces
rhyming word ending a line of verse / rhyme
to feet the feet perfectly / to follow closely / hard on sb's heels
to have free rein (idiom)
ill-founded / groundless
to scratch one's foot / (fig.) to be stingy / (slang) (of a celebrity) to twiddle one's thumbs (i.e. not release any new material etc)
caster (furniture wheel)
(old) to halt / to stop
lead / pin (computer hardware)
barefoot
lit. have hands have feet / to be able bodied (idiom) / to have the ability to work
(idiom) with everyone lending a hand (eagerly but somewhat chaotically)
one moment ..., (the next ...) / leading foot (in walking)
to gesticulate / to make lively gestures (while talking) / also written 比手劃腳|比手划脚
from head to foot
centipede
footing / pedestal
to shove in / to edge in / fig. to poke one's nose into people's business / prong
legs and feet / ability to walk / strides
pier foundation (architecture) / (Tw) politically influential figure enlisted to support one side in an election
to be in the way / to be a hindrance
pedicure
to sprain one's ankle
bare feet
(coll.) to tamper with / to mess around with
to try to score (a goal) / final push (at a critical juncture) / the final leg of sth
to treat the symptoms rather than getting to the root of the problem (proverb) / reactive (rather than proactive)
to reveal the cloven foot (idiom); to unmask one's true nature / to give the game away
(to move or do sth) softly and quietly (idiom)
(page) footer / (dialect) foundation (of a building) / base
to walk quietly on tiptoe (idiom)
lit. to clasp the Buddha's feet when danger arises (idiom); fig. to profess devotion only when in trouble / doing things at the last minute / making a hasty last-minute effort
clumsy / all thumbs
sth one wishes to conceal / the cat (as in "let the cat out of the bag")
to defraud / to rig up (a scam)
to crush one's own foot while trying to maneuver a rock (to a cliff edge, to drop on one's enemy) (idiom) / hoisted by one's own petard
inferior / shoddy / lousy / lame
to work as a carter or porter / to transport goods for a living (esp. by donkey)
to undermine / to let someone down / to seduce someone away from something
to gesticulate / to make lively gestures (while talking) / also written 比手畫腳|比手画脚
lit. to clasp the Buddha's feet (without ever having burned incense) (idiom); fig. to profess devotion only when in trouble / panic measures in place of timely preparation
to gesticulate while talking (idiom); to explain by waving one's hands / to criticize or give orders summarily / also written 指手畫腳|指手画脚
to reveal the cloven foot (idiom); to unmask one's true nature / to give the game away
to bare the feet
bound hand and foot (idiom); constrained
to hop on one leg
to stumble over sth
to move a stone and stub one's toe / to shoot oneself in the foot (idiom)
to stamp one's foot / to kick
foot-binding / long strip of cloth used for foot-binding
mean / stingy / to be lacking in boldness / timid
serif / hook at the end of brushstroke
a length of hair
to hug stinky feet / (fig.) to bootlick
splayfoot
to bind oneself hand and foot
one closely following the other
to walk cautiously in order not to make noise
whirlwind kick (martial arts)
to know your right shoe from your left (colloquial) / to know which of two you want
variant of 鬢角|鬓角
lit. to clasp the Buddha's feet when danger arises (idiom); fig. to profess devotion only when in trouble / doing things at the last minute / to make a hasty last-minute effort (often refers to cramming for exams)
splayed feet
to run off / to beat it
freight charge
to tiptoe
intoeing / pigeon toes / knock-knees
(dialect) pedicure / to trim one's toenails
to hurt oneself by one's own doing / to boomerang / to shoot oneself in the foot (idiom)
foundation (for building a wall) / footing
to control in every detail / excessive supervision
to help out
to criticize behind sb's back / back-biting
to make doubly sure (idiom)

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