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[張三李四] ZhāngsānLǐsì Zhang and Li (idiom); Zhang with tight trousers and Li with wide hat
Tom, Dick and Harry

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        Zhāng/zhāng, [張], surname Zhang, to open up/to spread/sheet of paper/classifier for flat objects, ...
        jǐnzhāng, [緊張], nervous/keyed up/intense/tense/strained/in short supply/scarce/CL:陣|阵[zhèn]
        kuāzhāng, [誇張], to exaggerate/overstated/exaggerated/hyperbole/(coll.) excessive/extreme/ridicul...
        zhāngkāi, [張開], to open up/to spread/to extend
        kāizhāng, [開張], to open a business/first transaction of a business day
        zhǔzhāng, [主張], to advocate/to stand for/view/position/stand/proposition/viewpoint/assertion/CL:...
        shēnzhāng, [伸張], to uphold (e.g. justice or virtue)/to promote
        xūzhāngshēngshì, [虛張聲勢], (false) bravado/to bluff
        kuòzhāng, [擴張], expansion/dilation/to expand (e.g. one's power or influence)/to broaden
        huāngzhāng, [慌張], confused/flustered
        ZhāngYáng/zhāngyáng, [張揚], Zhang Yang (1967-), PRC film director and screenwriter, to publicize/to make kno...
        zhǐzhāng, [紙張], paper
        zìzuòzhǔzhāng, [自作主張], to think for oneself and act accordingly (idiom); to act on one's own initiative
        xiāozhāng, [囂張], rampant/unbridled/arrogant/aggressive
        shēngzhāng, [聲張], to make public/to disclose
        zhānglì, [張力], tension
        zhāngtiē, [張貼], to post (a notice)/to advertise
        
        zhāngwàng, [張望], to look around/to peep (through a crack)/to peer at/to throw a look at
        zhāngkǒu, [張口], to gape/to yawn/to open one's mouth/to start speaking/to talk carelessly/to talk...
        
        
        míngmùzhāngdǎn, [明目張膽], openly and without fear/brazenly
        Zhāngbólún, [張伯倫], Chamberlain
        dàzhāngqígǔ, [大張旗鼓], with great fanfare
        zhāngluo, [張羅], to take care of/to raise money/to attend to (guests, customers etc)
        jiànbánǔzhāng, [劍拔弩張], lit. with swords drawn and bows bent (idiom); fig. a state of mutual hostility/a...
        
        
        zhāngyáwǔzhǎo, [張牙舞爪], to bare fangs and brandish claws (idiom); to make threatening gestures
        
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        pūzhāng, [鋪張], ostentation/extravagance
        
        guāizhāng, [乖張], recalcitrant/unreasonable/peevish
        
        huānghuāngzhāngzhāng, [慌慌張張], helter-skelter
        
        
        shūzhāng, [舒張], relaxation and dilatation/diastole (physiology)
        
        
        
        pūzhānglàngfèi, [鋪張浪費], extravagance and waste (idiom)
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        xiāozhāngqìyàn, [囂張氣焰], overweening attitude/threatening manner
        
        
        
        
        
        
        zhāngchí, [張弛], tension and relaxation
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        biǎomiànzhānglì, [表面張力], surface tension
        
        
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        ZhāngFēi, [張飛], Zhang Fei (168-221), general of Shu and blood-brother of Liu Bei in Romance of t...
        
        
        
        zhāngdēngjiécǎi, [張燈結彩], to be decorated with lanterns and colored banners (idiom)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        ZhāngChúnrú, [張純如], Iris Chang (1968-2004), Chinese American historian and author of the Rape of Nan...
        ZhāngBózhī, [張柏芝], Cecilia Cheung (1980-), Hong Kong actress and pop singer
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        ZhāngYìmóu, [張藝謀], Zhang Yimou (1950-), PRC film director
        

        Sān/sān, surname San, three/3
        
        sānmíngzhì, sandwich (loanword)/CL:個|个[gè]
        sānshí, thirty/30
        
        Xīngqīsān, Wednesday
        Zhōusān, [週三], Wednesday
        
        
        
        sānjiǎo, triangle
        sānfēn, somewhat/to some degree
        shísān, thirteen/13
        sānfēnzhīyī, one third
        
        Sānyuè, March/third month (of the lunar year)
        
        sānbā, International Women's Day 婦女節|妇女节[Fù nǚ jié], 8th March/foolish/stupid
        
        dìsānshìjiè, Third World
        dìsānzhě, sb who is romantically involved with sb already in a committed relationship/the ...
        zàisān, over and over again/again and again
        sānjiǎozhōu, delta (geography)
        sānjiǎoxíng, triangle
        shuōsāndàosì, [說三道四], to make thoughtless remarks (idiom)/to criticize/gossip
        
        sānliú, third-rate/inferior
        
        sānwéi, [三維], three dimensional/3D
        sānchángliǎngduǎn, [三長兩短], unexpected misfortune/unexpected accident/sudden death
        
        
        sānjí, [三級], grade 3/third class/category C
        
        
        sānsīérhòuxíng, [三思而後行], think again and again before acting (idiom); consider carefully in advance
        
        biēsān, [癟三], a wretched-looking tramp who lives by begging or stealing
        
        Sānhéhuì, [三合會], Triads, organized crime society/Triad Society (early Qing anti-Manchu secret soc...
        
        sānyècǎo, [三葉草], clover/trefoil
        Lǐbàisān, [禮拜三], Wednesday
        
        sānbùqǔ, trilogy
        sānjiǎojià, [三腳架], tripod/derrick crane
        jiēèrliánsān, [接二連三], one after another (idiom)/in quick succession
        
        
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        bànyèsāngēng, in the depth of night/late at night
        Sānxīng/sānxīng, Sanxing or Sanhsing township in Yilan county 宜蘭縣|宜兰县[Yí lán xiàn], Taiwan/Samsun...
        tiāosānjiǎnsì, [挑三揀四], to be picky/to be choosy
        sānlúnchē, [三輪車], pedicab/tricycle
        
        
        sānyuèfèn, March
        
        sānjūn, [三軍], (in former times) upper, middle and lower army/army of right, center and left/(i...
        sānshì, the Third (of numbered kings)
        
        huǒmàosānzhàng, to get really angry
        
        SānwèiYītǐ, [三位一體], Holy Trinity/trinity
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        sānjiǎokù, [三角褲], briefs/panties
        
        
        
        
        
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        sānqīèrshíyī, three sevens are twenty-one (idiom)/the facts of the matter/the actual situation
        yuēfǎsānzhāng, [約法三章], to agree on three laws (idiom); provisional agreement made by new dynastic gover...
        sānbāo, "three-guarantee service": repair, exchange, refund
        
        sānyánliǎngyǔ, [三言兩語], in a few words (idiom); expressed succinctly
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        bùsānbùsì, dubious/shady/neither one thing nor the other/neither fish nor fowl/nondescript
        
        
        sānshēngyǒuxìng, the blessing of three lifetimes (idiom)/(courteous language) it's my good fortun...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        sānliǎng, [三兩], two or three
        sānbǎo, [三寶], the Three Precious Treasures of Buddhism, namely: the Buddha 佛, the Dharma 法 (hi...
        
        
        
        zhāosānmùsì, lit. say three in the morning but four in the evening (idiom); to change sth tha...
        
        
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        shísānrì, thirteenth day of a month
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        sānjiàojiǔliú, the Three Religions (Daoism, Confucianism, Buddhism) and Nine Schools (Confucian...
        dīsānxiàsì, servile
        
        
        
        yībōsānzhé, calligraphic flourish with many twists/fig. many twists and turns
        sānyèchóng, [三葉蟲], trilobite
        
        
        
        
        gésānchàwǔ, every now and then (idiom)
        xīnguānshàngrènsānbǎhuǒ, the new boss cracks the whip three times/a new broom sweeps clean/fig. vigorous ...
        Sānyáng, Sanyō, Japanese electronics company
        Sānmíng, Sanming prefecture level city in Fujian
        
        
        
        Sānlíng, Mitsubishi
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        sānliánshèng, [三連勝], hat-trick (sports)
        
        
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        sānwǔchéngqún, forming groups of three or squads of five (idiom); people stand around in small ...
        
        
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        sānduànlùn, [三段論], syllogism (deduction in logic)
        
        
        
        
        qísān, thirdly/the third
        sānfānwǔcì, over and over again (idiom)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        rùmùsānfēn, written in a forceful hand/penetrating/profound
        
        
        
        
        
        sānjiǎoxué, [三角學], trigonometry
        sānjiǎofǎ, trigonometry (math.)
        sānwénzhì, sandwich (loanword)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        sānbùguǎn, of undetermined status/unregulated
        sānxián, sanxian, large family of 3-stringed plucked musical instruments, with snakeskin ...
        
        Sānguó, [三國], Three Kingdoms period (220-280) in Chinese history/several Three Kingdoms period...
        Sānyuán, Sanyuan County in Xianyang 咸陽|咸阳[Xián yáng], Shaanxi
        
        
        
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        bùguǎnsānqīèrshíyī, regardless of the consequences/recklessly relying on a hopelessly optimistic for...
        
        
        
        
        
        sānléngjìng, [三稜鏡], (triangular) prism
        
        
        
        
        
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        sāntiānliǎngtóu, [三天兩頭], lit. twice every three days (idiom); practically every day/frequently
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        JīnYǒngsān, Kim Young-sam (1927-), South Korean politician, president 1993-1998
        DàjiāngJiànsānláng, Oe Kenzaburo (1935-) Japanese novelist and 1994 Nobel laureate
        
        
        
        sānjiǎohánshù, [三角函數], trigonometric function
        
        
        dìsānshí, thirtieth
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        SānguóYǎnyì, [三國演義], Romance of the Three Kingdoms by Luo Guanzhong 羅貫中|罗贯中[Luó Guàn zhōng], one of t...
        
        
        
        
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        sānjítiào, [三級跳], triple jump (athletics)/hop, skip and jump
        
        sānfútiān, three periods forming the hottest periods of summer, from mid-July to mid-August...
        
        
        
        
        
        sānmínzhǔyì, [三民主義], Dr Sun Yat-sen's 孫中山|孙中山 Three principles of the people (late 1890s)
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        sānmèi, Samadhi (Buddhist term)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        shísāndiǎn, [十三點], half-witted/nitwit
        
        
        
        
        
        jǔyīfǎnsān, [舉一反三], to raise one and infer three/to deduce many things from one case (idiom)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        sāngùmáolú, [三顧茅廬], lit. three humble visits to a thatched cottage/cf famous episode in the fictiona...
        
        
        
        
        
        sāntōng, T-joint/T-piece/T-pipe/three links
        
        
        
        
        Sānzàng, Tripitaka (602-664) Tang dynasty Buddhist monk and translator, who traveled to I...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

        xíngli, luggage/CL:件[jiàn]
        Lǐ/lǐ, surname Li, plum
        xínglixiāng, suitcase/baggage compartment/overhead bin/(car) trunk/boot
        lǐzi, plum/CL:個|个[gè]
        LǐXiǎolóng, [李小龍], Bruce Lee (1940-1973), Hong Kong actor and martial arts expert
        
        xínglidài, travel bag
        
        
        
        
        LǐSī, Li Si (c. 280-208 BC), Legalist philosopher, calligrapher and Prime minister of ...
        
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        Lǐěrwáng, [李爾王], King Lear, 1605 tragedy by William Shakespeare 莎士比亞|莎士比亚
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        Lǐwéi, [李維], Titus Livius or Livy (59 BC-17 AD), Roman historian
        
        LǐÁng, Li Ang, personal name of fifteenth Tang emperor Wenzong 文宗[Wén zōng] (809-840), ...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        tóutáobàolǐ, [投桃報李], toss a peach, get back a plum (idiom); to return a favor/to exchange gifts/Scrat...
        
        
        LǐShùnchén, Yi Sunshin (1545-1598), Korean admiral and folk hero, famous for sea victories o...
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        xínglijià, luggage rack
        
        
        
        
        
        
        LǐLiánjié, [李連傑], Li Lianjie or Jet Li (1963-), martial arts sportsman, subsequently film star and...
        
        
        
        
        Lǐsītè, Ferenc (Franz) Liszt (1811-1886), Hungarian composer/Joseph Lister (1883-1897), ...
        
        
        
        
        LǐDé, Otto Braun (1900-1974), Comintern adviser to the Chinese communist party 1932-19...
        
        
        
        LǐJiāchéng, [李嘉誠], Sir Li Ka-shing (1928-), Hong Kong businessman
        
        
        
        
        
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        LǐĀn, Ang Li (1954-), Taiwanese-American film director (films include Crouching Tiger,...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        LǐYǔchūn, Li Yuchun aka Chris Lee (1984-), Chinese pop singer
        
        
        
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        LǐJùn, Li Jun, fictional character from 水滸傳|水浒传[Shuǐ hǔ Zhuàn]
        
        
广         LǐGuǎng, [李廣], Li Guang (-119 BC), Han dynasty general, nicknamed Flying General 飛將軍|飞将军 and mu...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        sì, four/4
        
        sìchù, [四處], all over the place/everywhere and all directions
        sìzhōu, all around
        Zhōusì, [週四], Thursday
        Xīngqīsì, Thursday
        
        
        sìshí, forty/40
        sìfēnzhīyī, one-quarter
        shísì, fourteen/14
        Sìyuè, April/fourth month (of the lunar year)
        sìzhī, the four limbs of the body
        
        
        sìjì, four seasons, namely: spring 春, summer 夏, autumn 秋 and winter 冬
        
        
        shuōsāndàosì, [說三道四], to make thoughtless remarks (idiom)/to criticize/gossip
        
        
        
        sìqǐ, to spring up everywhere/from all around
        sìfāng, four-way/four-sided/in all directions/everywhere
        
        
        sìmiànbāfāng, in all directions/all around/far and near
        
        
        sìmiàn, all sides
        
        tiāosānjiǎnsì, [挑三揀四], to be picky/to be choosy
        wēijīsìfú, [危機四伏], danger lurks on every side (idiom)
        sìchóngzòu, quartet (musical ensemble)
        sìsàn, to disperse/to scatter in all directions
        Lǐbàisì, [禮拜四], Thursday
        
        
        shísìhángshī, [十四行詩], sonnet
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        sìxià, everywhere
        
        
        
        Sìchuān, Sichuan province (Szechuan) in southwest China, abbr. 川 or 蜀, capital Chengdu 成都
        
        
        
        
        
        
        sìyuèfèn, April
        bùsānbùsì, dubious/shady/neither one thing nor the other/neither fish nor fowl/nondescript
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        sìdà, the four elements: earth, water, fire, and wind (Buddhism)/the four freedoms: sp...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        yīniánsìjì, all year round
        
        sìhuánsù, [四環素], tetracycline
        
        sìrénbāng, [四人幫], Gang of Four: Jiang Qing 江青, Zhang Chunqiao 張春橋, Yao Wenyuan 姚文元, Wang Hongwen 王...
        LiùSì, refers to Tiananmen incident of 4th June 1989
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        sìlín, [四鄰], one's nearest neighbors
        dīsānxiàsì, servile
        
        
        
        
        
        sìjìdòu, green bean/French bean/runner bean
        sìmiànChǔgē, lit. on all sides, the songs of Chu (idiom)/fig. surrounded by enemies, isolated...
        
        
        
        
        sìshí, [四時], the four seasons, namely: spring 春, summer 夏, autumn 秋 and winter 冬
        sìjí, [四級], grade 4/fourth class/category D
        
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        sìshēng, [四聲], the four tones of classical Chinese phonetics, namely: level or even tone 平聲|平声,...
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        sìbiānxíng, [四邊形], quadrilateral
        sìpíngbāwěn, [四平八穩], everything steady and stable (idiom); overcautious and unimaginary
        
        
        
        
        
        sìtōngbādá, [四通八達], roads open in all directions (idiom); accessible from all sides
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        wǔhúsìhǎi, all over the world/everywhere under the sun
        
        
        
        sìfāngbù, a slow march
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        sìhéyuàn, courtyard house (type of Chinese residence)
        
        
        
        
        
        fàngzhīsìhǎiérjiēzhǔn, [放之四海而皆準], appropriate to any place and any time (idiom); universally applicable/a panacea,...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        sìmiàntǐ, [四面體], tetrahedron
        
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        míngyángsìhǎi, [名揚四海], to become known far and wide (idiom)/famous
        
        
        
        
        sìjiǎoshé, [四腳蛇], lizard/common spoken equivalent of 蜥蜴[xī yì]
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        SìchuānShěng, Sichuan province (Szechuan) in southwest China, abbr. 川[Chuān] or 蜀[Shǔ], capita...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        Sìpíng, Siping prefecture level city in Jilin province 吉林省 in northeast China
        
        
        
        
        
        sìyīèr, 12th April/refers to Chiang Kai-shek's coup of 12th April 1927 against the commu...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

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