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[臥薪嚐膽] wòxīnchángdǎn lit. to lie on firewood and taste gall (idiom); fig. suffering patiently, but firmly resolved on revenge

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        wòshì, [臥室], bedroom/CL:間|间[jiān]
        wòdǐ, [臥底], to hide (as an undercover agent)/an insider (in a gang of thieves)/a mole
        wò, [臥], to lie/to crouch
        fǔwòchēng, [俯臥撐], press-up (physical exercise)/push-up
        wòdǎo, [臥倒], to lie down/to drop to the ground
        wòchuáng, [臥床], to lie in bed/bedridden/bed
        wòfáng, [臥房], bedroom/a sleeping compartment (on a train)
        yǎngwòqǐzuò, [仰臥起坐], sit-up (physical exercise)
        
        wòpù, [臥鋪], a bed (on a train)/a couchette
        yǎngwò, [仰臥], to lie supine
        wòbìng, [臥病], ill in bed/bed-ridden
        wòxīnchángdǎn, [臥薪嚐膽], lit. to lie on firewood and taste gall (idiom); fig. suffering patiently, but fi...
        fǔwò, [俯臥], to lie prone
        cèwò, [側臥], to lie on one's side
        
        
        

        xīnshuǐ, salary/wage
        xīn, fuel/salary
        jiāxīn, to raise salary
        gāoxīn, high salary
        niánxīn, annual salary
        xīnjīn, salary/wage
        zhōuxīn, [週薪], weekly salary
        
        bēishuǐchēxīn, [杯水車薪], lit. a cup of water on a burning cart of firewood (idiom); fig. an utterly inade...
        gōngxīnjiēcéng, [工薪階層], salaried class
        wòxīnchángdǎn, [臥薪嚐膽], lit. to lie on firewood and taste gall (idiom); fig. suffering patiently, but fi...
        yuèxīn, monthly income (in kind)
        dǐxīn, basic salary/base pay/salary floor
        
        xīnfèng, salary/pay
        
        gōngxīnzú, salaried class
        
        
        

        chángshì, [嘗試], to try/to attempt/CL:次[cì]
        
        cháng, [嘗]/[嚐]/[甞], to taste/to try/already/ever/once, to taste, old variant of 嘗|尝[cháng]
        pǐncháng, [品嘗], to taste a small amount/to sample
        hécháng, [何嘗], (rhetorical question) when?/how?/it's not that...
        wèicháng, [未嘗], not ever/not necessarily
        wòxīnchángdǎn, [臥薪嚐膽], lit. to lie on firewood and taste gall (idiom); fig. suffering patiently, but fi...
        bǎocháng, [飽嘗], to enjoy fully/to experience to the full over a long period
        qiǎnchángzhézhǐ, [淺嘗輒止]/[淺嚐輒止], to dabble and stop (idiom); to dip into/to attempt half-heartedly/content with a...
        

        dǎnxiǎoguǐ, [膽小鬼], coward
        dàdǎn, [大膽], brazen/audacious/outrageous/bold/daring/fearless
        dǎn, [膽], the gall/the nerve/courage/guts/gall bladder
        dǎnliàng, [膽量], courage/boldness/guts
        dǎnzi, [膽子], courage/nerve/guts
        dǎnxiǎo, [膽小], cowardice/timid
        dǎngǎn, [膽敢], to dare (negative connotation)/to have the audacity to (do sth)
        dǎnqiè, [膽怯], timid/cowardly
        dǎngùchún, [膽固醇], cholesterol
        tíxīndiàodǎn, [提心吊膽], (saying) to be very scared and on edge
        dǎnshí, [膽識], courage and insight
        hǎidǎn, [海膽], sea urchin
        dǎnjiǎn, [膽鹼], choline (amine related to vitamin B complex)
        dǎnzhànxīnjīng, [膽戰心驚], to tremble with fear (idiom)/scared witless
        dǎndà, [膽大], daring/bold/audacious
        míngmùzhāngdǎn, [明目張膽], openly and without fear/brazenly
        dǎnnáng, [膽囊], gall bladder
        
        dǎnzhī, [膽汁], gall/bile
        dǎndàbāotiān, [膽大包天], reckless/extremely daring
        xīnjīngdǎnzhàn, [心驚膽戰], lit. heart alarmed, trembling in fear (idiom); prostrate with fear/scared witles...
        dǒudǎn, [斗膽], (courteous) to be so bold as to
        
        wénfēngsàngdǎn, [聞風喪膽], hear the wind and lose gall (idiom); terror-stricken at the news
        dǎndàwàngwéi, [膽大妄為], daring/presumptuous/daredevil
        dǎnguǎn, [膽管], bile duct
        wòxīnchángdǎn, [臥薪嚐膽], lit. to lie on firewood and taste gall (idiom); fig. suffering patiently, but fi...
        fàngdǎn, [放膽], to act boldly
        dǎnjiéshí, [膽結石], gallstone
        chìdǎnzhōngxīn, [赤膽忠心], lit. red-bellied devotion (idiom); whole-hearted loyalty/to serve sb with body a...
        dǎnqì, [膽氣], courageous/bold
        xīnjīngdǎnchàn, [心驚膽顫], see 心驚膽戰|心惊胆战[xīn jīng dǎn zhàn]
        
        xīndǎn, [心膽], courage
        
        
        dǎnhóngsù, [膽紅素], bilirubin
        lóngdǎnzǐ, [龍膽紫], gentian violet C5H0ClN/crystal violet
        
        

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