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  *钻* | 钻* | *钻
to drill / to bore / to get into / to make one's way into / to enter (a hole) / to thread one's way through / to study intensively / to dig into / to curry favor for personal gain
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *钻* | 钻* | *钻
an auger / diamond
diamond / CL: 顆|颗
HSK 6
to bore a hole / to drill / drilled hole
to study meticulously / to delve into
HSK 6
to drill (e.g. for oil) / a borehole
diamond ring / CL: 隻|只
drill bit
to get into / to dig into (studies, job etc) / to squeeze into
drilling
drill chuck
to bore
(oil) drilling platform
lit. to penetrate into a bull's horn (idiom); fig. to waste time on an insoluble or insignificant problem / to bash one's head against a brick wall / a wild goose chase / a blind alley / to split hairs
to drill a hole / drilling
jumping through hoops (as acrobatic show)
pressure on a drill bit
lit. to drill a hole / to take advantage of a loophole / to exploit an advantage / to seize the opportunity (esp. to do sth bad)
to drill wood to make fire
highly eligible bachelor / desirable male partner
to sneak in / to infiltrate / to be piercingly painful / to be unbearable (of pain, itch etc)
residue from drilling / slag hill
toadying for personal gain / to curry favor / to study in great depth
to cut a woodblock (e.g. for printing)
drilling machine
application to the task
lit. honing a bull's horn; fig. to waste time on an insoluble or insignificant problem / to bash one's head against a brick wall / a wild goose chase / a blind alley / to split hairs / same as idiom 鑽牛角尖|钻牛角尖
boring insect / snout moth's larva (Aphomia gullaris or Plodia interpuncuella or Heliothus armigera etc), major agricultural pest
lit. looking up to it, it gets higher; boring into it, it gets harder (idiom) (from Analects) / fig. to delve deeply into one's studies / meticulous and diligent study
to dig into piles of outdated writings (idiom); to study old books and papers
to use influence to get what one wants / to find a way through (esp. corrupt) / to succeed by means fair or foul


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