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background / backdrop / context / (fig.) powerful backer / CL: 種|种
  *背* | 背* | *背
variant of
  *背* | 背* | *背
to be burdened / to carry on the back or shoulder
  *背* | 背* | *背
the back of a body or object / to turn one's back / to hide something from / to learn by heart / to recite from memory / unlucky (slang) / hard of hearing
behind / at the back / in the rear / behind sb's back
knapsack / rucksack / infantry pack / field pack / blanket roll / CL: 個|个
rear view / figure seen from behind / view of the back (of a person or object)
background music (BGM) / soundtrack / musical setting
to betray
sleeveless garment (vest, waistcoat, singlet, tank top etc) / CL:
the back / the reverse side / the wrong side
to recite / to repeat from memory
to be in a poor light / to do sth with one's back to the light / to stand in one's own light
to bear / to carry on one's back / to shoulder
braces / suspenders / sling (for a rifle) / straps (for a knapsack)
back (of a human or other vertebrate, or of an object)
to repeat a lesson / to learn by heart / to endorse a check
to depart from / to deviate from / deviation
(slang) (neologism derived from 背黑鍋|背黑锅) to carry the can / to be a scapegoat
back to back
panel / back panel
lit. fight with one's back to the river (idiom); fig. to fight to win or die
to run in the opposite direction (idiom); to run counter to
a basket carried on the back
back / back side
latissimus dorsi muscle (back of the chest)
swept-back hairstyle
back to back
to leave one's native place, esp. against one's will (idiom)
secretly / in private / behind someone's back
with back to the mountain (favored location)
abandon / desert / renounce
the back of the human body
battery case (for a phone)
background blurring (photography)
backpack / knapsack / rucksack
behind sb's back
dorsal fin
to be made a scapegoat / to be unjustly blamed
breaking faith and abandoning right (idiom); to betray / treachery / perfidy
to violate / to go against
with one's hands clasped behind one's back
to score last in an examination
to break an agreement / to go back on one's word / to fail to keep one's promise
in the shade / shady
bad luck / unlucky
(slang) (usu. of a woman) sb who looks stunning from behind / sb who has a great figure but not necessarily an attractive face / abbr. to 背殺|背杀
outdated / out of luck
to be in debt / to be saddled with debts
erhua variant of 背影
to turn away / to turn one's back to / (gymnastics etc) backspin
to have a weight on one's mind / to take on a mental burden
to have one's back against / to lean against / to be backed up by (a mountain etc)
to stop breathing (as a medical condition) / (fig.) to pass out (in anger) / to have a stroke
to break faith
(slang) (usu. of a woman) sb who looks stunning from behind / sb who has a great figure but not necessarily an attractive face / abbr. for 背影殺手|背影杀手
to make a last-ditch stand before the city wall (idiom); to fight to the last ditch / to put up a desperate struggle
variant of 悖謬|悖谬
bad luck
with back to the mountain and facing the water (favored location)
behind sb's back / privately / on the sly
anticline (geology)

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