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quotation / citation
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to draw (e.g. a bow) / to pull / to stretch sth / to extend / to lengthen / to involve or implicate in / to attract / to lead / to guide / to leave / to provide evidence or justification for / old unit of distance equal to 10 , one-thirtieth of a km or 33.33 meters
to recommend / to introduce (from outside)
to give rise to / to lead to / to cause / to arouse
engine (loanword) / CL: 臺|台
to guide / to lead (around) / to conduct / to boot / introduction / primer
to lead to / to trigger / to initiate / to cause / to evoke (emotions)
to crane one's neck / to await eagerly / to lead / to show the way
to quote / to cite / to recommend / to appoint / (computing) reference
to cause to burn / to ignite / to detonate / a fuse
to recommend sb / to give a referral
foreword / introduction
gravitation (force) / attraction
to drain / (medicine) drainage
to attract attention / eye-catching / conspicuous
to coerce (sb into doing sth bad) / to lure (into a trap) / to seduce
to cite / to quote / to cite as evidence
fuse (for an explosive device) / electrical lead / intermediary / catalyst / (dialect) sewing needle
to extract / to draw out
to induce labor (childbirth)
quotation mark (punct.)
lead / pin (computer hardware)
to enchant / fascinating
(agriculture) to introduce a new plant variety
(agriculture) to plant an introduced variety
to quote
to guide / to show the way
introduction / primer / opening words
(car) hood / bonnet
to pilot a ship / to channel water / to draw water (for irrigation)
to take the blame / to accept responsibility (for a mistake)
gravitational wave
to extradite
to be intensely proud of sth (idiom)
gravitational field
to commit suicide
to introduce (sb) / (esp.) to present to the emperor
to admit responsibility and resign
water-induction engineering / irrigation engineering
to retire from office / to resign
lit. to quote the classics / to quote chapter and verse (idiom)
to attract attention / eye-catching / conspicuous
usher / guide
to show the wolf into the house (idiom) / to introduce a potential source of trouble
kindling (to light a fire)
to invite trouble
lit. to pull a snake from its hole / to expose a malefactor (idiom)
tipping point
to crane one's neck / (fig.) with one's neck outstretched in expectation
extended meaning (of an expression) / derived sense
to regard it as an honor (idiom)
to kindle / to light a fire
boot sector
to sing at the top of one's voice (idiom)
chin-up (physical exercise)
to consider sth regrettable (idiom)
to pull the bow without shooting (idiom from Mencius); ready and waiting for action / to go through the motions / to practice / a trial run
to ignite / to kindle
fuse (for explosives) / (fig.) proximate cause / the last straw
to extend one's neck in preparation for execution (idiom)
lit. a brick thrown to prompt others to produce a jade (idiom) / fig. a modest suggestion intended to prompt others to come forward with better ideas
to draw into / to pull into / to introduce
to invite the devil to one's house (idiom) / to introduce a potential source of trouble
to lead the dog into the village (idiom) / to introduce a potential source of trouble
to lead to / to draw to / to steer towards
to extend (the meaning of a word, an analogy etc) / derivation
lemma (math.)
to mislead / to lead astray
fuzing system
to leave / to say goodbye
quotation / citing / to cite / to reference
a detonator
index (loanword)
lit. to lead the water through the wall / to ask for trouble (idiom)
a pull-through to thread a needle / fig. to act as go-between
reported speech (in grammar)
to avoid arousing suspicions
irrigation channel
to tantalize / to lead on / to tease

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