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spanner / wrench / lever (on a machine)
  *扳* | 扳* | *扳
to pull / to turn (sth) around / to turn around (a situation) / to recoup
  *扳* | 扳* | *扳
variant of
to equalize / to level the score / to pull back the advantage
(gun) trigger
to pull back / to regain (one's dignity etc) / to recover from (an adverse situation) / to turn the tables
ornamental thumb ring (originally a ring, often made from jade, worn by archers in ancient times to protect the right thumb when drawing a bowstring)
to recover some lost ground (in a competition)
to pull out / to pull a lever
spanner / wrench / CL:
railroad switch
wrench / spanner
to demand a high price
to recoup losses (in gambling)
pointsman / switchman
railroad switch
erhua variant of 扳指
to lift the fishnet
to recoup losses (in gambling)
hitching a ride to the sky on the dragon and phoenix (idiom); fig. currying favor with the rich and powerful in the hope of advancement
tumbler / roly-poly

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