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two / both / some / a few / tael, unit of weight equal to 50 grams (modern) or 1⁄16 of a catty (old)
two sides / both sides
National People's Congress and Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference
both sides
(say) a few words
either side / both sides
male and female / both types (acid and alkaline, positive and negative etc) / (chemistry) amphoteric
both sides
both countries; two countries
bilateral / both shores / both sides / both coasts / Taiwan and mainland
both ends (of a stick etc) / two extremes
twice as much / double the amount
one's two hands / two prongs (of a strategy) / both aspects, eventualities etc / skills / expertise
both sides; either side
both ends / both parties to a deal
Hubei 湖北 and Hunan 湖南 provinces
two distinct things (often used in combination with 没有|沒有 to mean "to be no different")
twice / for a little while
dilemma / quandary / to face a difficult choice
both sides suffer (idiom) / neither side wins
two chambers (of legislative assembly), e.g. House of Representatives and Senate
both sides
two-phase (physics)
the two poles / the north and south poles / both ends of sth / electric or magnetic poles
husband and wife
amphibious / dual-talented / able to work in two different lines
Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD) / refers to the Western Han and Eastern Han
heaven and earth / yin and yang
to satisfy both sides / to accommodate both (demands)
the two provinces of Guangdong and Guangxi (traditional)
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau (media term used esp. since 1997)
loan settled (business term) / business complete to the satisfaction of both parties
empty-handed (idiom); fig. not receiving anything
two quite different things / another kettle of fish
lit. both sleeves flowing in the breeze (idiom); having clean hands / uncorrupted / unsoiled by corrupt practices
Liangdang county in Longnan 隴南|陇南, Gansu
to satisfy rival demands (idiom) / to get the best of both worlds / to have it both ways / to have one's cake and eat it too
to coexist / coexistence
two tigers fight (idiom); fig. a dispute between two powerful adversaries / a battle of the giants
two-faced, three knives (idiom); double-cross / double dealing and back stabbing
lit. knifes piercing both sides (idiom) / fig. to attach a great importance to friendship, up to the point of being able to sacrifice oneself for it
a couple of times / to repeat the same / the same old trick / tricks of the trade
received and paid for (business term); the goods delivered and the bill settled
both sides are willing / by mutual consent
both sides (in contract) / the two opposing sides (in a dispute)
both sides are willing / by mutual consent
bicameralism / bicameral legislative system
amphibian / amphibious animals
both parties (to a lawsuit) / plaintiff and defendant
two Germanies / refers to German Democratic Republic (East Germany) and the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany)
the areas to the north and south of the Yellow River (in the Spring and Autumn Period) / Mesopotamia
the Song dynasty (960-1279) / refers to the Northern (960-1127) and Southern Song (1128-1279)
two quite different things / two unrelated matters
the year 2000 / 2000 years
class Amphibia / amphibians
to pay no attention to outside matters
if two tigers fight, one will get injured (idiom) / if you start a war, someone is bound to get hurt
to be even / to be quits / to be even-steven
to neglect neither one
Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988)
two-China (policy)
bilateral symmetry
(Maoism) one divides into two
husband and wife / couple
bilateral / between two countries
when two kingdoms are at war, they don't execute envoys (idiom)
bilateral relations
innocent playmates
bilateral talks
Governor of Guangdong and Guangxi
(China's achievements of) producing an atomic bomb (1964) and hydrogen bomb (1967) and launching a satellite into space (1970)
hermaphrodite creature
disparity between the sexes
equality between the sexes
sexual dimorphism
hermaphrodite flower
(chemistry) zwitterion
by mutual consent (north China dialect)
(of a couple) to be harmonious; to be each other's sunshine
two-pronged strategy
ability / skill
to polarize / polarization / polarized; divergent
two distinct things
a step away / very close
Ryanggang province province in north North Korea, adjacent to Jilin province
Mesopotamian civilization
class Amphibia
Liangdang county in Longnan 隴南|陇南, Gansu
bipod (supporting a machine gun etc)
the same old trick / illegal device
two tigers fighting (idiom); fierce contest between evenly matched adversaries
when two tigers fight, one will get injured (idiom) / if it comes to a fight, someone will get hurt.
double-edged sword

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