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Pīnyīn
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to spoil things through excessive enthusiasm (idiom)
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to pull up / to pull out / to draw out by suction / to select / to pick / to stand out (above level) / to surpass / to seize
wire drawing / candied floss (cooking) / spun sugar or toffee (coating)
top-notch (colloquial) / to push oneself to the front
to pluck / to pull off / to pull out / to unplug
tug-of-war / to take part in a tug-of-war
to raise (one's voice) / to overrate / to build up / to stand out / outstanding
to pull out / to remove
to break into a run
suction cup (used in Chinese medicine to draw the blood and qi 氣|气) / detachable suction chimney to make a stove draw
jointing (agriculture)
draw out pus by applying a plaster to the affected area
(dialect) very cold / chilled
outstanding / exceptionally good
to extract a tooth
to stand out from one's fellows / high-level examination for official candidacy (traditional)
to strike camp
to pull out hair / to pluck / epilation
to pick out / to select and recruit / to pluck / to pull
select the best people for promotion
elongation stage / jointing stage (agriculture)
lit. when you pull a radish out of the ground, some dirt comes up with it (idiom) / fig. to uncover, during the investigation of a crime, evidence of other crimes / to cause further problems while working on a problem
to pull up seedlings (for transplanting)
erhua variant of 拔尖
(lit. and fig.) to uproot
to weigh anchor
fire cupping (acupressure technique of Chinese medicine, with fired vacuum cup applied to the skin) / ventouse (vacuum method used in obstetrics)
discharge
to rise steeply from level ground
Bathsheba, wife of Uriah the Hittite and later of David (according to the Hebrew Bible)
topping (mining)
cupping glass / fire cupping (acupressure technique of Chinese medicine, with fired vacuum cup applied to the skin) / ventouse (vacuum method used in obstetrics)
erhua variant of 拔火罐
lit. pull up a plant and the roots follow (idiom); fig. also involving others / inextricably tangled together / Invite one and he'll tell all his friends.
lit. pull up a plant and the roots follow (idiom); fig. also involving others / inextricably tangled together / Invite one and he'll tell all his friends.
claw hammer
lit. a hair plucked from (person A) would be thicker than (person B)'s waist (idiom) / fig. A is far richer (or more powerful) than B / (used in a pattern such as A拔根汗毛比B的腰粗)
elevation (above sea level)
cupping technique used in TCM
lit. pull up a plant and the roots follow / fig. also involving others / inextricably tangled together / Invite one and he'll tell all his friends.


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