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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)
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bilateral / both shores / both sides / both coasts / Taiwan and mainland
male and female / both types (acid and alkaline, positive and negative etc) / (chemistry) amphoteric
both sides
dual-use
two kinds / difference
both countries / two countries
either side / both sides
two sides / both sides
both ends / both parties to a deal
twice / for a little while
dilemma / quandary / to face a difficult choice
National People's Congress and Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference
both ends (of a stick etc) / two extremes
one's two hands / two prongs (of a strategy) / both aspects, eventualities etc / skills / expertise
both sides / either side
the two poles / the north and south poles / both ends of sth / electric or magnetic poles
both sides suffer (idiom) / neither side wins
husband and wife
amphibious / dual-talented / able to work in two different lines
the year 2000 / 2000 years
two distinct things
two chambers (of legislative assembly), e.g. House of Representatives and Senate
(of a couple) to be harmonious / to be each other's sunshine
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
Han dynasty (206 BC-220 AD) / refers to the Western Han and Eastern Han
twice as much / double the amount
(say) a few words
innocent playmates
two quite different things / two unrelated matters
empty-handed (idiom); fig. not receiving anything
two quite different things / another kettle of fish
the Song dynasty (960-1279) / refers to the Northern (960-1127) and Southern Song (1128-1279)
the two provinces of Guangdong and Guangxi (traditional)
both parties (to a lawsuit) / plaintiff and defendant
both sides (in contract) / the two opposing sides (in a dispute)
to coexist / coexistence
class Amphibia / amphibians
heaven and earth / yin and yang
polarization
to satisfy both sides / to accommodate both (demands)
the areas to the north and south of the Yellow River (in the Spring and Autumn Period) / Mesopotamia
lit. both sleeves flowing in the breeze (idiom); having clean hands / uncorrupted / unsoiled by corrupt practices
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 talks
amphibian / amphibious animals
Mesopotamian civilization
equality between the sexes
hermaphrodite creature
Mesopotamia
ability / skill
two tigers fighting (idiom); fierce contest between evenly matched adversaries
both sides
two-faced person / double-dealing
bipod (supporting a machine gun etc)
both sides
two-phase (physics)
Hubei 湖北 and Hunan 湖南 provinces
a couple of times / to repeat the same / the same old trick / tricks of the trade
two-faced, three knives (idiom); double-cross / double dealing and back stabbing
to pay no attention to outside matters
two tigers fight (idiom); fig. a dispute between two powerful adversaries / a battle of the giants
Liangdang county in Longnan 隴南|陇南, Gansu
two-party system
Iran-Iraq War (1980-1988)
both sides are willing / by mutual consent
received and paid for (business term) / the goods delivered and the bill settled
loan settled (business term) / business complete to the satisfaction of both parties
husband and wife / couple
Liangdang county in Longnan 隴南|陇南, Gansu
class Amphibia / also written 兩棲類|两栖类
hermaphrodite flower
erhua variant of 兩頭|两头
bicameralism / bicameral legislative system
(chemistry) zwitterion
sexual dimorphism
both sides are willing / by mutual consent
name of "ice" radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 15) / see also
(Maoism) one divides into two
when two tigers fight, one will get injured (idiom) / if it comes to a fight, someone will get hurt.
mouth-watering / to whet one's appetite
when two kingdoms are at war, they don't execute envoys (idiom)
Governor of Guangdong and Guangxi
nunchaku
if two tigers fight, one will get injured (idiom) / if you start a war, someone is bound to get hurt
two Germanies / refers to German Democratic Republic (East Germany) and the Federal Republic of Germany (West Germany)
China, Taiwan, Hong Kong and Macau (media term used esp. since 1997)
to be even / to be quits / to be even-steven
to neglect neither one
two-China (policy)
bilateral symmetry
bilateral / between two countries
bilateral relations
(China's achievements of) producing an atomic bomb (1964) and hydrogen bomb (1967) and launching a satellite into space (1970)
disparity between the sexes
by mutual consent (north China dialect)
two-pronged strategy
fortnight

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