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


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thief / traitor / wily / deceitful / evil / extremely
HSK 6
pirate
robber
brigand
cuttlefish
thief
to feel guilty as a thief (idiom); to have sth on one's conscience
traitor to the nation
pirate ship / fig. venture of dubious merit / criminal gang / reactionary faction
lit. a thief crying "Stop the thief!" (idiom) / fig. to accuse sb of a theft and try to sneak away oneself / to cover up one's misdeeds by shifting the blame onto others
shifty-eyed / crafty-looking (idiom)
insect that damages cereal crop seedlings / (lit. and fig.) vermin / a person harmful to the country and the people
horse thief / (old) group of horse-mounted bandits
cat burglar / burglar who gains entrance by scaling walls / intruding enemy airman / air marauder
rebels and traitors (idiom) / general term for scoundrel
squid
(dialect) sparrow
a traitor / a treacherous bandit
evil intentions
to catch a thief
lit. to mistakenly board a pirate ship / to embark on a hopeless adventure
thieves' lair
to catch a thief by closing his escape route (idiom)
lit. to acknowledge the bandit as one's father (idiom); fig. a complete betrayal / to sell oneself to the enemy
to defeat the enemy by capturing their chief (idiom)
shifty gaze / furtive glance
lit. to behave like a thief / furtive / underhand
tyrant and oppressor of the people (idiom); traitorous dictator
(bird species of China) parasitic jaeger (Stercorarius parasiticus)
(coll.) to be burglarized
bright / shiny / dazzling / glaring
habitual thief
(dialect) stingy / miserly / crafty / cunning
(derog.) Buddhist monk
renegade / traitor
usurper
One Piece (manga and anime)
completely / utterly (dialect)
confirmed thief
lit. to board a pirate ship (idiom) / fig. to associate with criminals
much worse than having something stolen is when a thief has you in his sights (idiom)
(bird species of China) pomarine skua (Stercorarius pomarinus)
to be a thief
vampire squid (Vampyroteuthis infernalis)
lit. in the presence of a monk, insult another monk, calling him a bald-headed bandit (idiom) / fig. to insult indirectly / to criticize obliquely
lit. flower thief / fig. rapist
tyrant and oppressor of the people (idiom); traitorous dictator
pirate version / bootleg
lit. Shu Han 蜀漢|蜀汉 and Cao Wei 曹魏 cannot coexist (idiom) / fig. two enemies cannot live under the same sky / (former KMT slogan against CCP) "gentlemen and thieves cannot coexist"
(insult) brigand / swindler
traitor
renegade / traitor and bandit
(bird species of China) long-tailed jaeger (Stercorarius longicaudus)
(bird species of China) South Polar skua (Stercorarius maccormicki)


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