Dictionary content from CC-CEDICT De keizer is ver weg - boek met wilde avonturen in China


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to hone (a knife)
lit. to sharpen one's sword (idiom) / fig. to prepare to attack / to be getting ready for battle
lit. sharpening the axe won't make the wood-splitting take longer (idiom) / fig. time invested in preparations is not lost / a beard well lathered is half shaved
whetstone (for honing knives)


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