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


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brazen / audacious / outrageous / bold / daring / fearless
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gall bladder / courage / guts / gall / inner container (e.g. bladder of a football, inner container of a thermos)
openly and without fear / brazenly
to act boldly
to get one’s courage up / to embolden
(courteous) to be so bold as to
hear the wind and lose gall (idiom); terror-stricken at the news
sea urchin
panic-stricken / scared out of one's wits
(saying) to be very scared and on edge
to be scared out of one's wits / to scare stiff
boldness in pursuing one's sexual urges
gall bladder
courage
lit. to sleep on brushwood and taste gall (like King Gou Jian of Yue 勾踐|勾践), in order to recall one's humiliations) (idiom) / fig. to maintain one's resolve for revenge
bear gall (used in TCM)
cowardly
to be scared stiff
solitary hero / maverick
lit. to open one's liver and drip gall (idiom); wholehearted loyalty
to pour out one's heart (idiom)
rough gentian / Japanese gentian (Gentiana scabra)
devoid of fear (idiom) / intrepid
to eat bear heart and leopard gall (idiom) / to pluck up some courage
individually courageous
to be completely honest and sincere (idiom)
snake gall (used in TCM)
to be perverse and suggestive towards the opposite sex, but shrinking back when provoked to act on it / to have perverted thoughts but no guts to actually do it / to be all talk and no action
in mortal fear (idiom)
lit. to lie on firewood and taste gall (idiom); fig. suffering patiently, but firmly resolved on revenge
rare food / ambrosia (delicacy)


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