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[兵臨城下] bīnglínchéngxià soldiers at the city walls (idiom); fig. at a critical juncture

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        shìbīng, soldier/CL:個|个[gè]
        bīng, soldiers/a force/an army/weapons/arms/military/warlike/CL:個|个[gè]
        lǎobīng, veteran
        qíbīng, [騎兵], cavalry
        
        dāngbīng, [當兵], to serve in the army/to be a soldier
        xīnbīng, new (army) recruit
        wèibīng, [衛兵], guard/bodyguard
        bùbīng, infantry/foot/infantryman/foot soldier
        táobīng, army deserter
        mínbīng, people's militia/militia
        bīngtuán, [兵團], large military unit/formation/corps/army
        
        bīnglì, military strength/armed forces/troops
        bīngyíng, [兵營], military camp/barracks
        zhēngbīng, [徵兵], to levy troops/recruitment
        bīngyì, military service
        xiànbīng, [憲兵], military police
        shuǐbīng, enlisted sailor in navy
        zhēnchábīng, [偵察兵], a scout/spy
        bīngqì, weaponry/weapons/arms
        
        sǎnbīng, [傘兵], paratrooper
        tèzhǒngbīng, [特種兵], commando/special forces soldier
        pàobīng, artillery soldier/gunner
        shàobīng, sentinel
        qíbīng, troops appearing suddenly (in a raid or ambush)
        yuánbīng, reinforcement
        lièbīng, private (army)
        
        
        ànbīngbùdòng, [按兵不動], to hold back one's troops without moving (idiom); to bide one's time
        
        bīngmǎyǒng, [兵馬俑], figurines of warriors and horses buried with the dead/Terracotta Army (historic ...
        bīngbiàn, [兵變], mutiny
        bīngfǎ, art of war/military strategy and tactics
        
        
        zhǐshàngtánbīng, [紙上談兵], lit. military tactics on paper (idiom)/fig. theoretical discussion that is worse...
        guānbīng, officers and men
        zhìyuànbīng, [志願兵], volunteer soldier/CL:名[míng]
        yuèbīng, [閱兵], to review troops
        
        
        gōngbīng, military engineer
        
        sǎnbīng, loose and disorganized soldiers/stragglers/fig. a loner
        pàibīng, to dispatch troops
        chūbīng, send troops
        bīnggōngchǎng, [兵工廠], munitions factory
        
        jīngbīng, elite troops
        zhòngbīng, massive military force
        fúbīng, hidden troops/ambush
        xiànbīngduì, [憲兵隊], the Kempeitai or Japanese Military Police 1881-1945 (Japanese counterpart of the...
        dàibīng, [帶兵], to lead troops
        zhāobīngmǎimǎ, [招兵買馬], to recruit soldiers and buy horses (idiom); to raise a large army/fig. to expand...
        kōngjiàngbīng, paratroopers
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        duǎnbīngxiāngjiē, lit. short-weaponed soldiery fight one another (idiom); fierce hand-to-hand infa...
        
        qínwùbīng, [勤務兵], army orderly
        
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        sǎnbīngyóuyǒng, [散兵遊勇], lit. straggling and disbanded soldiers (idiom); fig. disorganized uncoordinated ...
        biāobīng, [標兵], parade guards (usually spaced out along parade routes)/example/model/pacesetter
        
        bīngmǎ, [兵馬], troops and horses/military forces
        
        zēngbīng, to reinforce/to increase troop numbers/reinforcements/extra troops
        chèbīng, withdraw troops/retreat
        cánbīngbàijiàng, [殘兵敗將], ruined army, defeated general (idiom); scattered remnants
        bīngróngxiāngjiàn, [兵戎相見], to meet on the battlefield (idiom)
        zhāobīng, to recruit soldiers
        
        bīngyuán, [兵員], soldiers/troops
        
        shàngděngbīng, private first class (army rank)
        
        
        
        
        xiānlǐhòubīng, [先禮後兵], peaceful measures before using force (idiom); diplomacy before violence/jaw-jaw ...
        Qīngbīng, Qing troops/Manchu soldiers
        bīnghuāngmǎluàn, [兵荒馬亂], soldiers munity and troops rebel (idiom); turmoil and chaos of war
        bīngquán, [兵權], military leadership/military power
        
        
        
        bīngshì, ordinary soldier
        
        
        
        
        diàobīngqiǎnjiàng, [調兵遣將], to move an army and send a general (idiom); to deploy an army/to send a team on ...
        
        chénbīng, [陳兵], to deploy troops/to mass troops
        bīngchuán, man-of-war/naval vessel/warship
        
        Bīngjiā/bīngjiā, the School of the Military, one of the Hundred Schools of Thought 諸子百家|诸子百家[zhū ...
        bīngyuán, manpower resources (for military service)/sources of troops
        
        Hóngwèibīng, [紅衛兵], Red Guard(s) (during the Cultural Revolution, 1966-1976)
        
        bīnglínchéngxià, [兵臨城下], soldiers at the city walls (idiom); fig. at a critical juncture
        shōubīng, to retreat/to withdraw troops/to recall troops/fig. to finish work/to wind up/to...
        
        
        
        bīngqiángmǎzhuàng, [兵強馬壯], strong soldiers and sturdy horses/a well-trained and powerful army
        
        
        
        
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        bānbīng, to call for reinforcements/to bring in troops
        
        
        
        páitóubīng, [排頭兵], lit. frontline troops/leader/trailblazer/pacesetter
        
        
        
        liànbīng, [練兵], to drill troops/army training
        bīngzú, soldiers/troops
        bīngróng, arms/weapons
        bīngzhǒng, [兵種], (military) branch of the armed forces
        
        Bīngkùxiàn, [兵庫縣], Hyōgo prefecture in the midwest of Japan's main island Honshū 本州[Běn zhōu]
        
        
        
        
        
        

        guānglín, [光臨], (formal) to honor with one's presence/to attend
        miànlín, [面臨], to face sth/to be confronted with
        línshí, [臨時], at the instant sth happens/temporary/interim/ad hoc
        láilín, [來臨], to approach/to come closer
        jiànglín, [降臨], to descend/to arrive/to come
        línchuáng, [臨床], clinical
        lín, [臨], to face/to overlook/to arrive/to be (just) about to/just before
        línsǐ, [臨死], facing death/at death's door
        línzhōng, [臨終], approaching one's end/with one foot in the grave
        bīnlín, [瀕臨], on the verge of/close to
        línjìn, [臨近], close to/approaching
        línshígōng, [臨時工], day laborer/temporary work
        líntóu, [臨頭], to befall/to be imminent
        lìlín, [蒞臨], to arrive (esp. of notable person)/to visit (more formal than 光臨|光临[guāng lín])
        
        línbié, [臨別], on parting/facing separation
        línzǒu, [臨走], before leaving/on departure
        línjiè, [臨界], critical/boundary
        
        jūgāolínxià, [居高臨下], to live high and look down (idiom)/to overlook/to tower above/to occupy the high...
        jiàlín, [駕臨], to grace sb with one's presence/your arrival (honorific)/your esteemed presence
        qīnlín, [親臨], to go in person
        línjièdiǎn, [臨界點], critical point/boundary point
        línchǎn, [臨產], to face childbirth/about to give birth/refers esp. to the onset of regular contr...
        
        
        línmó, [臨摹], to copy (a model of calligraphy or painting etc)
        
        línwēi, [臨危], dying (from illness)/facing death/on one's deathbed
        línmén, [臨門], to arrive home/facing one's home/home-coming/(soccer) facing the goalmouth
        línxíng, [臨行], on leaving/on the point of departure
        línpén, [臨盆], at childbirth/in labor
        
        líndào, [臨到], to befall
        línchǎng, [臨場], to take an exam/to take part in a race/to go personally to the place
        shuāngxǐlínmén, [雙喜臨門], two simultaneous happy events in the family
        
        línjiē, [臨街], facing the street
        línxíng, [臨刑], facing execution
        
        
        
        bīnglínchéngxià, [兵臨城下], soldiers at the city walls (idiom); fig. at a critical juncture
        línzhàn, [臨戰], just before the contest/on the eve of war
        Línxià, [臨夏], Linxia Hui autonomous prefecture 臨夏回族自治州|临夏回族自治州[Lín xià Huí zú zì zhì zhōu], Ga...
        Línhé, [臨河], Linhe district of Bayan Nur city 巴彥淖爾市|巴彦淖尔市[Bā yàn nào ěr shì], Inner Mongolia
        
        Línchéng, [臨城], Lincheng county in Xingtai 邢台[Xíng tái], Hebei
        
        Línhǎi/línhǎi, [臨海], Linhai county level city in Taizhou 台州[Tái zhōu], Zhejiang, to overlook the sea/...
        Línān, [臨安], Lin'an county level city in Hangzhou 杭州[Háng zhōu], Zhejiang

        chéngshì, city/town/CL:座[zuò]
        chéng, city walls/city/town/CL:座[zuò],道[dào],個|个[gè]
        
        chéngbǎo, castle/rook (chess piece)
        Fèichéng, [費城], Philadelphia, Pennsylvania/abbr. of 費拉德爾菲亞|费拉德尔菲亚[Fèi lā dé ěr fēi yà]
        Hànchéng, [漢城], Hanseong, old name of Seoul as traditional capital of Korea and capital of South...
        chéngzhèn, [城鎮], town/cities and towns
        jìnchéng, [進城], to go to town/to enter a big city (to live or work)
        chéngwài, outside of a city
        Yánhúchéng, [鹽湖城], Salt Lake City, capital of Utah
        chéngqiáng, [城牆], city wall
西         Mòxīgēchéng, Mexico City, capital of Mexico
        Chángchéng, [長城], the Great Wall
        
        jiàzhíliánchéng, [價值連城], invaluable/priceless
        chéngmén, [城門], city gate
        Shāngchéng/shāngchéng, see 商城縣|商城县[Shāng chéng xiàn], shopping center/department store
        
        chéngqū, [城區], city district/urban area
        
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        shèngchéng, [聖城], Holy City
西         
        
        
        hùchénghé, [護城河], moat
        Qiáozhìchéng, [喬治城], Georgetown/(the spelling 喬治敦|乔治敦 is more common)
        chéngjiāo, suburbs/outskirts of a city
        quánchéng, whole city
        gǔchéng, ancient city
        mǎnchéngfēngyǔ, [滿城風雨], lit. wind and rain through the town (idiom); fig. a big scandal/an uproar/the ta...
        Wéichéng/wéichéng, [圍城], Fortress Besieged, 1947 novel by Qian Zhongshu 錢鐘書|钱钟书, filmed as a TV serial, s...
        
        chéngfǔ, subtle/shrewd/sophisticated
        
        
        chéngchí, city
        biānchéng, [邊城], border city/name of short story by Shen Congwen 沈從文|沈从文
        Shānchéng, Shancheng district of Hebi city 鶴壁市|鹤壁市[Hè bì shì], Henan
        Lǎochéngqū/lǎochéngqū, [老城區], Laocheng district of Luoyang City 洛陽市|洛阳市[Luò yáng shì], Henan, old city distric...
        zhòngzhìchéngchéng, [眾志成城], unity of will is an impregnable stronghold (idiom)
        Shíchéng, Shicheng county in Ganzhou 贛州|赣州, Jiangxi
        
        Xiàchéngqū, [下城區], Xiacheng district of Hangzhou city 杭州市[Háng zhōu shì], Zhejiang
        
        Nánchéng, Nancheng county in Fuzhou 撫州|抚州, Jiangxi
        
        
        WànlǐChángchéng, [萬里長城], the Great Wall
        
        dàchéngshì, major city/big city/metropolis/large city
        Dàchéng, Dacheng county in Langfang 廊坊[Láng fáng], Hebei/Tacheng township in Changhua cou...
        
        ShuāngchéngJì, [雙城記], A Tale of Two Cities by Charles Dickens 查爾斯・狄更斯|查尔斯・狄更斯[Chá ěr sī · Dí gēng sī]
        huánchéng, [環城], encircling the city (of walls, ring road etc)/around the city
        BānámǎChéng, [巴拿馬城], Panama City
        
        Dōngchéng, [東城], Dongcheng district of central Beijing
        Mǎnchéng, [滿城], Mancheng county in Baoding 保定[Bǎo dìng], Hebei
        
        nèichéng, [內城], inner castle/donjon
        Zǐjìnchéng, the Forbidden City/the Imperial Palace in Beijing/same as 故宮|故宫[Gù gōng]
        
        Dōngchéngqū, [東城區], Dongcheng district of central Beijing
        Chéngběiqū, [城北區], north city district/Chengbei district of Xining city 西寧市|西宁市[Xī níng shì], Qingh...
        
        
        xiǎochéng, small town
        shěngchéng, provincial capital
        Gōngchéng, [宮城], Miyagi prefecture in north of Japan's main island Honshū 本州[Běn zhōu]
        
        jīngchéng, capital of a country
        
        dūchéng, capital city
        
        
        
        Xīnchéng, Xincheng or Hsincheng township in Hualien county 花蓮縣|花莲县[Huā lián xiàn], east Ta...
        luóchéng, [羅城], a second wall built around a city wall
        
        
        
        
        
        
        chéngxiāng, [城鄉], city and countryside
        
        
        Huángchéng, Imperial City, inner part of Beijing, with the Forbidden City at its center
        
        Shuǐchéng, Shuicheng county in Liupanshui 六盤水|六盘水[Liù pán shuǐ], Guizhou
        
        
        lǎochéng, old town
        Báichéng, Baicheng prefecture level city in Jilin province 吉林省 in northeast China
        
        
        
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        Hánchéng, [韓城], Hancheng city and county in Shaanxi
        
        
        
        
        Kǎsēnchéng, Carson City, capital of Nevada
        
        kōngchéngjì, [空城計], empty city strategy/double bluff strategy (idiom)/CL:條|条[tiáo]
        
        
        
        
        xiànchéng, [縣城], county seat/county town
        
        
        bīnglínchéngxià, [兵臨城下], soldiers at the city walls (idiom); fig. at a critical juncture
        
        
        
        
        chéngzhǐ, townsite
        
        
        
        túchéng, to massacre everyone in a captured city
        Yǒngchéng, Yongcheng county level city in Shangqiu 商丘[Shāng qiū], Henan
        
        
        
        
        
        chénglóu, [城樓], city gate tower
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        wèixīngchéng, [衛星城], "satellite" town/edge city/exurb
        
        
        Lóngchéng, [龍城], Longcheng district of Chaoyang city 朝陽市|朝阳市, Liaoning
        
        
        
        
        Mànchéng, Manchester, England/Manchester City football club
        
        
        
        Chéngzhōngqū, [城中區], city central district/Chengzhong district of Liuzhou city 柳州市[Liǔ zhōu shì], Gua...
        
        
        
        míngchéng, famous city
        
        Xuěchéng, Syracuse, New York
        
        
        
        
        
        Línchéng, [臨城], Lincheng county in Xingtai 邢台[Xíng tái], Hebei
        
        
        
        
        
        
        Chéngdōngqū, [城東區], east city district/Chengdong district of Xining city 西寧市|西宁市[Xī níng shì], Qingh...
西         Chéngxīqū, [城西區], west city district/Chengxi district of Xining city 西寧市|西宁市[Xī níng shì], Qinghai
        
        
        
        
        Gǔchéng, Gucheng county in Xiangfan 襄樊[Xiāng fán], Hubei
        
        
        
        Móchéng, Mo i Rana (city in Nordland, Norway)
        
        Wǎchéng, another name for Mandalay 曼德勒, Myanmar's second city
        wèichéng, [衛城], citadel/defensive city/acropolis
        
        
        Méngchéng, Mengcheng county in Bozhou 亳州[Bó zhōu], Anhui
        
        
        
        
        
        
西         Xīchéngqū, [西城區], Xicheng district of central Beijing
        
        
        
        
        
        xiōngwúchéngfǔ, [胸無城府], open and candid (idiom); not hiding anything/ingenuous
        
        
        
        
        Hǎichéng, Haicheng county level city in Anshan 鞍山[Ān shān], Liaoning
        
        
        
        
        
        
        Tǎchéng, Tarbaghatay or Tacheng city in Tacheng prefecture 塔城地區|塔城地区[Tǎ chéng dì qū], Xin...
        
        Cíchéng, Ibaraki prefecture in northeast Japan
        
        Shàngchéngqū, [上城區], Shangcheng district of Hangzhou city 杭州市[Háng zhōu shì], Zhejiang
        
        
        
        
        
        
        chéngguǎn, local government bylaw enforcement officer/city management (abbr. for 城市管理行政執法局|...
        
        
        

        xià, down/downwards/below/lower/later/next (week etc)/second (of two parts)/to declin...
        yīxià, (used after a verb) give it a go/to do (sth for a bit to give it a try)/one time...
        xiàlai, [下來], to come down/(after verb of motion, indicates motion down and towards us, also f...
        xiàqù, to go down/to descend/to go on/to continue/(of a servant) to withdraw
        liúxià, to leave behind/to stay behind/to remain/to keep/not to let (sb) go
        xiàmian, below/under/next/the following
        fàngxia, to put down/to let go/to set aside/to digress
        shèngxià, to remain/left over
        xiàwǔ, afternoon/CL:個|个[gè]/p.m.
        zuòxia, to sit down
        tíngxià, to stop
        xiàcì, next time
        
        
        bìxià, Your Majesty/His or Her Majesty
        géxià, [閣下], your distinguished self/your majesty/sire
        jiēxiàlái, [接下來], to accept/to take/next/following
        dìxià, underground/subterranean/covert
        dǐxia, the location below sth/afterwards
        dìxiàshì, basement/cellar
        lóuxià, [樓下], downstairs
        xiàbān, to finish work/to get off work
殿         diànxià, Your Majesty (honorific)/His or Her Highness
        shǒuxià, leadership/under one's control or administration/subordinates/to take action/to ...
        yǐxià, that level or lower/that amount or less/the following
        xiàshǒu, to start/to put one's hand to/to set about/the seat to the right of the main gue...
        zhīxià, under/beneath/less than
        sīxià, in private
        xiàjiàng, to decline/to drop/to fall/to go down/to decrease
        dǎoxià, to collapse/to topple over
        xiàzǎi, [下載], to download/also pr. [xià zài]
        xiàba, chin/CL:個|个[gè]
        yīxiàzi, in a short while/all at once/all of a sudden
        guìxia, to kneel down
        xiàluò, whereabouts/to drop/to fall
        rēngxià, to throw down/to drop (bomb)
        náxià, to arrest/to capture/to seize/to win (a set, a game etc)
        xiāngxia, [鄉下], countryside/rural area/CL:個|个[gè]
        tiānxià, land under heaven/the whole world/the whole of China/realm/rule
        xiàchǎng/xiàchang, [下場], to leave (the stage, an exam room, the playing field etc)/to take part in some a...
        xiàlìng, to give an order/to command
        xiàshuǐdào, sewer
        jiǎoxià, [腳下], under the foot
        xiàchē, [下車], to get off or out of (a bus, train, car etc)
        xiàyǔ, to rain/rainy
        shàngxià, up and down/top and bottom/old and new/length/about
        yǎnxià, now/at present/subocular (medicine)
        
        xiàdú, to put poison in sth/to poison
        
        míngxià, under sb's name
        xiàxuě, to snow
        shuǐxià, under the water/submarine
        xiàxīngqī, next week
        xiàliú, lower course of a river/low-class/mean and lowly/vulgar/obscene
        
        rúxià, as follows
        yúxià, [餘下], remaining
        xiàshǔ, [下屬], subordinate/underling
        xiàdá, [下達], to transmit down (a chain of command)/to pass down (to lower level)/to issue/to ...
        xiàdìngjuéxīn, [下定決心], to make a firm resolution
        dīxià, low status/lowly/to lower (one's head)
        xiàkè, [下課], to finish class/to get out of class
        bùxià, troops under one's command/subordinate
        xiàtái, [下臺], to go off the stage/to fall from position of prestige/to step down (from office ...
        xiàshuǐ/xiàshui, downstream/to go into the water/to put into water/to launch (a ship)/fig. to fal...
        xiàfāng, underneath/below/the underside/world of mortals/to descend to the world of morta...
        dǎxià, to lay (a foundation)/to conquer (a city etc)/to shoot down (a bird etc)
        xiàhuá, sliding/slide
        
        xiàqí, to play chess
        xièxià, to unload
        xiàrèn, next office holder/next to serve
        xiàzàng, to bury/to inter
        xiàyīdài, the next generation
        
        
        dāngxià, [當下], presently/immediately/at once
        táixià, off the stage/in the audience
        
        xiāngxiàrén, [鄉下人], country folk/rustic/rural folk
        xiàè, [下顎], mandible (lower jaw)
        xiàchén, to sink down
        liǎngxiàzi, [兩下子], a couple of times/to repeat the same/the same old trick/tricks of the trade
        piēxia, to cast away
        
        xiàbèizi, [下輩子], the next life
        xiàchuí, to droop/to sag/to hang down/sagging/drooping/prolapse (medicine)
        xiàshēn, lower part of the body/genitalia/trousers
        xiàluòbùmíng, unaccounted/unknown whereabouts
        xiàbùwéilì, [下不為例], not to be repeated/not to be taken as a precedent/just this once
        xiàjuéxīn, [下決心], to determine/to resolve
        língxià, below zero
        xiàhuí, next chapter/next time
        yànxià, [嚥下], to swallow/to suppress
        
        
        
        
        
        xiàbian, [下邊], under/the underside/below
        xiàchú, [下廚], to go to the kitchen (to prepare a meal)/to cook
        xiàcéng, [下層], underlayer/lower class/lower strata/substrate
        xiàguì, to kneel/to go down on one's knees
        
        xiàtǐ, [下體], lower body/euphemism for genitals/root and stem of plants
        gāoxià, relative superiority (better or worse, stronger or weaker, above or below etc)
        
        xiàmǎ, [下馬], to dismount from a horse/(fig.) to abandon (a project)
        xiàdiē, to fall/to tumble
        luòxià, to fall/to drop/to land (of projectile)
        chuàngxià, [創下], to establish/to set (a new record)
        xiàyóu, lower reaches (of a river)/lower level/lower echelon/downstream
        shíxià, [時下], at present/right now
        shǔxià, [屬下], subordinate/affiliated to/subsidiary
        
        xiānxiàshǒuwéiqiáng, [先下手為強], strike first and gain the upper hand (idiom, martial arts term); Making the firs...
        xiàyìshí, [下意識], subconscious mind
        xiàshān, (of the sun) to set
        
        
        
        xiàgǎng, [下崗], to come off sentry duty/to lay off (a worker)/laid-off
        měikuàngyùxià, [每況愈下], to steadily deteriorate
        luòjǐngxiàshí, to throw stones at sb who fell down a well (idiom); to hit a person who is down
        
        xiàhǎi, to go to sea/fig. to leave secure job (iron rice-bowl 鐵飯碗|铁饭碗) for sth better bu...
        bùxiāngshàngxià, equally matched/about the same
        
        dìxiàshuǐ, groundwater
        xiàjí, [下級], low ranking/low level/an underclass
        xiàpō, downhill
        xiàfán, to descend to the world (of immortals)
        yèxià, underarm/armpit
        
        tiāndǐxia, in this world/under the sun
        
        
        
        zǒuxiàpōlù, to go downhill/to decline/to slump
        xiàfēng, [下風], leeward/downwind/disadvantageous position/to concede or give way in an argument
        xiàzhī, lower limbs
        shàngxiàbān, to start and finish work
        xiàhé, [下頜], lower jaw/mandible
        jízhuǎnzhíxià, [急轉直下], to develop rapidly after abrupt turn (idiom); dramatic change
        bùzàihuàxià, [不在話下], to be nothing difficult/to be a cinch
        
        
        xiàgōngfu, see 下工夫[xià gōng fu]
        bǐxià, [筆下], the wording and purport of what one writes
        
        huīxià, troops/subordinates/(honorific appellation for a general)
        xiàfàng, to delegate/to decentralize/to demote a party cadre to work on the shop floor or...
        
        xīxià, at the knee (in reference to children)/(salutation used in letters to parents or...
        xiàliè, following
        jūgāolínxià, [居高臨下], to live high and look down (idiom)/to overlook/to tower above/to occupy the high...
        dǎxiàshǒu, to act in a supporting role/fig. to play second fiddle
        xiàyuè, next month
        
        
        
        xiěxià, [寫下], to write down
        
        
        
        xiàjiè, [下屆], next office holder/next to serve
        
        
        xiàxíng, (of trains) down (i.e. away from the capital)/(of river boats) to travel downstr...
        xiàyìyuàn, [下議院], lower chamber (of legislative body)/lower house/the House of Commons
        zàixià, under/myself (humble)
        xiàmǎwēi, [下馬威], display of severity immediately on taking office/(fig.) initial show of strength
        
        
        
        
        shàngxiàwén, (textual) context
        shuāngguǎnqíxià, [雙管齊下], lit. to paint holding two brushes (idiom); fig. to work on two tasks at the same...
        sìxià, everywhere
        
        
        xiàbùlái, [下不來], awkward/embarrassed/cannot be accomplished
        xiàbǎi, [下擺], hem of a skirt/shirt tail
        
        qíhǔnánxià, [騎虎難下], if you ride a tiger, it's hard to get off (idiom); fig. impossible to stop halfw...
        
        tiānxiàdìyī, first under heaven/number one in the country
        
        
        
线         xiàxiàn, [下線], to go offline
        xiàtà, to stay (at a hotel etc during a trip)
        duìzhèngxiàyào, [對症下藥], lit. to prescribe the right medicine for an illness (idiom); fig. to study a pro...
        
        
线         xiàhuàxiàn, [下劃線], underscore _/underline
        tiānxiàtàipíng, the whole world at peace (idiom); peace and prosperity
        
        jǔguóshàngxià, [舉國上下], the entire nation/the whole country, from the leadership to the rank and file
        
        xiàjiǔ, to be appropriate to have with alcohol/to down one's drink
        
        
        huāqiányuèxià, in flowers by moonlight (idiom); fig. courtship/honeymoon
西         xīyángxīxià, [夕陽西下], the sun sets in the west (idiom)
        yīqìzhīxià, [一氣之下], in a fit of pique/in a fury
        
        Xiàchéngqū, [下城區], Xiacheng district of Hangzhou city 杭州市[Háng zhōu shì], Zhejiang
        Sōngxià, Matsushita (name)/Panasonic (brand), abbr. for 松下電器|松下电器[Sōng xià Diàn qì]
        
        
        
        
        xiàzhuāng, [下裝], to take off costume and makeup
        
        xiàbànnián, last-half year
        
        lìxià, to set up/to establish
        
        
        
        
        xiàgōngfu, to put in time and energy/to concentrate one's efforts
        
        bēixià, base/low
        xiàbǐ, [下筆], to put pen to paper
        xiàxún, last third of the month
        xiàdiào/xiàtiáo, [下調], to demote/to pass down to a lower unit, to adjust downwards/to lower (prices, wa...
        
        
        
        zìshàngérxià, top-down
        shānránlèixià, [潸然淚下], to shed silent tears (idiom)
        xiàjiā, player whose turn comes next (in a game)/next one/my humble home
        xiàpōlù, downhill road/slope down/fig. to go downhill/on the decline
        dīsānxiàsì, servile
        
        
        
        Xiàguān, [下關], Xiaguan district of Nanjing City 南京市 in Jiangsu 江蘇|江苏
        xiàxiàn, to subside/subsidence
        
        
        
        shàngliángbùzhèngxiàliángwāi, lit. If the upper beam is not straight, the lower beam will be crooked (idiom); ...
        hànrúyǔxià, sweating like rain (idiom); to perspire profusely/sweating like a pig
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        nánxià, southward
        
        jiānghérìxià, rivers pour away by the day (idiom); going from bad to worse/deteriorating day b...
        
        
        xiàcuò, (of sales, prices etc) to fall/to drop/decline/slump
        
        xiàxiāng, [下鄉], to go to the countryside
        zúxià, you (used to a superior or between persons of the same generation)/below the foo...
        lèirúyǔxià, [淚如雨下], tears falling like rain (idiom)
        mùxià, at present
        shěxià/shèxià, [捨下], to abandon/to lay down, my humble home
        
        shēnglèijùxià, [聲淚俱下], to shed tears while recounting sth/speaking in a tearful voice
        
        bīnglínchéngxià, [兵臨城下], soldiers at the city walls (idiom); fig. at a critical juncture
        
        xiāngchíbùxià, at a stalemate/deadlocked/in unrelenting mutual opposition
        
        zìxiàérshàng, bottom-up
        
        
        xiàyù, [下獄], to imprison
        
        xiàfú, downward fluctuation (of prices etc)
        
        
        
        
        xiàshì, to die/future incarnation/next life/to be born/to come into the world/future gen...
        bùxiàyú, as many as/no less than/not inferior to/as good as/on a par with
        
        xiàyě, to step down from office/to go into opposition
        
        
        
        
        míngmǎntiānxià, [名滿天下], world famous
        yǎndǐxia, in front of one's eyes/in full view as a panorama/right now
        
        
        
        
        màotiānxiàzhīdàbùwěi, [冒天下之大不韙], to defy world opinion/to risk universal condemnation
        
        xiàqíng, feelings of the masses/my situation (humble speech)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        niánxià, lunar new year
        
        
        jūgāobùxià, (of prices, rates etc) to remain high
        
        
        xiàbakē, [下巴頦], chin
        

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