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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)
both sides
(say) a few words
two sides / both sides
either side / both sides
bilateral / both shores / both sides / both coasts / Taiwan and mainland
National People's Congress and Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference
both countries / two countries
male and female / both types (acid and alkaline, positive and negative etc) / (chemistry) amphoteric
both sides
both ends / both parties to a deal
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
to neglect neither one
twice / for a little while
two chambers (of legislative assembly), e.g. House of Representatives and Senate
the two poles / the north and south poles / both ends of sth / electric or magnetic poles
two kinds / difference
innocent playmates
amphibious / dual-talented / able to work in two different lines
dilemma / quandary / to face a difficult choice
both sides (in contract) / the two opposing sides (in a dispute)
both sides
two-phase (physics)
husband and wife
Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD) / refers to the Western Han and Eastern Han
the Song dynasty (960-1279) / refers to the Northern (960-1127) and Southern Song (1128-1279)
the year 2000 / 2000 years
heaven and earth / yin and yang
amphibian / amphibious animals
bilateral relations
(China's achievements of) producing an atomic bomb (1964) and hydrogen bomb (1967) and launching a satellite into space (1970)
two quite different things / another kettle of fish
both sides suffer (idiom) / neither side wins
Hubei 湖北 and Hunan 湖南 provinces
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
two distinct things
Liangdang county in Longnan 隴南|陇南, Gansu
the areas to the north and south of the Yellow River (in the Spring and Autumn Period) / Mesopotamia
ability / skill
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
bilateral / between two countries
to satisfy both sides / to accommodate both (demands)
loan settled (business term) / business complete to the satisfaction of both parties
a couple of times / to repeat the same / the same old trick / tricks of the trade
two-faced person / double-dealing
the two provinces of Guangdong and Guangxi (traditional)
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau (media term used esp. since 1997)
two tigers fighting (idiom); fierce contest between evenly matched adversaries
two-faced, three knives (idiom); double-cross / double dealing and back stabbing
to pay no attention to outside matters
to coexist / coexistence
bilateral symmetry
two-China (policy)
empty-handed (idiom); fig. not receiving anything
received and paid for (business term) / the goods delivered and the bill settled
lit. both sleeves flowing in the breeze (idiom); having clean hands / uncorrupted / unsoiled by corrupt practices
hermaphrodite creature
Governor of Guangdong and Guangxi
both sides are willing / by mutual consent
erhua variant of 兩頭|两头
two tigers fight (idiom); fig. a dispute between two powerful adversaries / a battle of the giants
(chemistry) zwitterion
Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988)
bilateral talks
two Germanies / refers to German Democratic Republic (East Germany) and the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany)
Ryanggang province province in north North Korea, adjacent to Jilin province
hermaphrodite flower
both parties (to a lawsuit) / plaintiff and defendant
husband and wife / couple
bicameralism / bicameral legislative system
when two tigers fight, one will get injured (idiom) / if it comes to a fight, someone will get hurt.
Mesopotamian civilization
both sides are willing / by mutual consent
mouth-watering / to whet one's appetite
when two kingdoms are at war, they don't execute envoys (idiom)
the same old trick / illegal device
two quite different things / two unrelated matters
class Amphibia / amphibians
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
(Maoism) one divides into two
disparity between the sexes
equality between the sexes
sexual dimorphism
by mutual consent (north China dialect)
(of a couple) to be harmonious / to be each other's sunshine
two-pronged strategy
a step away / very close
class Amphibia / also written 兩棲類|两栖类
Liangdang county in Longnan 隴南|陇南, Gansu

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