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[強弩之末] qiángnǔzhīmò lit. an arrow at the end of its flight (idiom)
fig. spent force

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        Qiáng/jiàng/qiáng/qiǎng, [強]/[彊], surname Qiang, stubborn/unyielding, strong/powerful/better/slightly more than/vi...
        qiángdà, [強大], large/formidable/powerful/strong
        jiānqiáng, [堅強], staunch/strong
        qiángjiān, [強姦], to rape
        qiángzhuàng, [強壯], strong/sturdy/robust
        qiǎngpò, [強迫], to compel/to force
        qiángliè, [強烈], intense/(violently) strong
        qiángdào, [強盜], to rob (with force)/bandit/robber/CL:個|个[gè]
        jiāqiáng, [加強], to reinforce/to strengthen/to increase
        qiángyìng, [強硬], tough/unyielding/hard-line
        miǎnqiǎng, [勉強], to do with difficulty/to force sb to do sth/reluctant/barely enough
        qiángdiào, [強調], to emphasize (a statement)/to stress
        qiángzhì, [強制], to enforce/enforcement/forcibly/compulsory
        qiángbào, [強暴], violent/to rape
        qiángxíng, [強行], to force/to break
        qiángshì, [強勢], strong/powerful/(linguistics) emphatic/intensive
        zēngqiáng, [增強], to increase/to strengthen
        qiánglì, [強力], powerful
        qiángjiānfàn, [強姦犯], rapist
        qiánghàn, [強悍], valiant
        qiángxiàng, [強項], key strength/strong suit/specialty
        qiángdù, [強度], strength/intensity/CL:個|个[gè]
        qiǎngpòzhèng, [強迫症], obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
        qiángyǒulì, [強有力], strong/forceful
        qiángjìng, [強勁], powerful/with force
        
        
        wánqiáng, [頑強], tenacious/hard to defeat
        qiángjiā, [強加], to impose/to force upon
        qiánghuà, [強化], to strengthen/to intensify
        nǚqiángrén, [女強人], successful career woman/able woman
        qiángjiàn, [強健], sturdy
        qiānqiǎng, [牽強], far-fetched/implausible (chain of reasoning)
        chěngqiáng, [逞強], to show off/to try to be brave
        juéjiàng, [倔強], stubborn/obstinate/unbending
        xiānxiàshǒuwéiqiáng, [先下手為強], strike first and gain the upper hand (idiom, martial arts term); Making the firs...
        
        qiǎngqiú, [強求], to force sb to do sth/to importune/to demand insistently/insistence
        qiángjiānzuì, [強姦罪], rape
        chāqiángrényì, [差強人意], (idiom) just passable/barely satisfactory
        qiángguāng, [強光], glare
        Qiángshēng, [強生], Johnson (surname)/Johnson & Johnson (company)
        
        qiángquán, [強權], power/might
        ruòròuqiángshí, [弱肉強食], lit. the weak are prey to the strong (idiom); fig. predatory behavior/the law of...
        
        qiángfēng, [強風], strong breeze (meteorology)
        
        qiǎngrénsuǒnán, [強人所難], to force someone to do something
        
        shēnqiánglìzhuàng, [身強力壯], young and vigorous (idiom)
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        yàoqiáng, [要強], eager to excel/eager to get ahead in life/strong-minded
        qiángguó, [強國], powerful country/great power
        zìqiáng, [自強], to strive for self-improvement
        
        qiǎngcíduólǐ, [強詞奪理], to twist words and force logic (idiom)/sophistry/loud rhetoric making up for fal...
        hàoqiáng, [好強], eager to be first
        qiángdí, [強敵], powerful enemy
        qiángyìngpài, [強硬派], hardline faction/hawks
        qiángxīnjì, [強心劑], cardiac stimulant
        
        qiángshèng, [強盛], rich and powerful
        qiángzhàn, [強佔], to occupy by force
        lièqiáng, [列強], the Great Powers (history)
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        miǎnmiǎnqiǎngqiǎng, [勉勉強強], to achieve with difficulty/only just up to the task/barely adequate
        fùqiáng, [富強], rich and powerful
        qiǎngbī, [強逼], to compel/to force
        qiángruò, [強弱], strong or weak/intensity/amount of force or pressure
        qiánggōng, [強攻], dominant/controlling/strong/opposite: weak, yielding 弱受/to take by storm (milita...
        yāqiáng, [壓強], pressure
        
        zìqiángbùxī, [自強不息], to strive unremittingly/self-improvement
        qiānqiǎngfùhuì, [牽強附會], far-fetched and hard to believe (idiom)
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        qiángshēn, [強身], to strengthen one's body/to keep fit/to build up one's health (through exercise,...
        
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        wàiqiángzhōnggān, [外強中乾], strong in appearance but weak in reality (idiom)
        
        
        fènfātúqiáng, [奮發圖強], to work energetically for prosperity (of the country)
        gāngqiáng, [剛強], firm/unyielding
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        qiángzhèn, [強震], powerful earthquake/abbr. for 強烈地震|强烈地震
        
        
        qiángxīnzhēn, [強心針], heart-strengthening shot/fig. a shot in the arm
        
        qiángnǔzhīmò, [強弩之末], lit. an arrow at the end of its flight (idiom)/fig. spent force
        gāoqiáng, [高強], excellent/outstanding
        XiǎoQiáng, [小強], cockroach (slang)
        qiǎngmǎiqiǎngmài, [強買強賣], to force sb to buy or sell/to trade using coercion
        
        
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        jiānqiángbùqū, [堅強不屈], staunch and unyielding (idiom); steadfast
        
        
        jiàngzuǐ, [強嘴], to talk back/to reply defiantly
        
        
        
        
        
        bīngqiángmǎzhuàng, [兵強馬壯], strong soldiers and sturdy horses/a well-trained and powerful army
        
        
        
        
        
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        bùwèiqiángbào, [不畏強暴], not to submit to force (idiom); to defy threats and violence
        
        
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        qiánglìng, [強令], to order by force/peremptory
        
        niánfùlìqiáng, [年富力強], young and vigorous (idiom)
        

        nǔ, cross-bow
        jiànbánǔzhāng, [劍拔弩張], lit. with swords drawn and bows bent (idiom); fig. a state of mutual hostility/a...
        
        qiángnǔzhīmò, [強弩之末], lit. an arrow at the end of its flight (idiom)/fig. spent force

        zhī, (possessive particle, literary equivalent of 的[de])/him/her/it
        zhīqián, before/prior to/ago/previously/beforehand
        zhīhòu, [之後], afterwards/following/later/after
        zhījiān, [之間], between/among/inter-
        zhīyī, one of (sth)/one out of a multitude/one (third, quarter, percent etc)
        zhīlèi, [之類], and so on/and such
        zhīzhōng, inside/among/in the midst of (doing sth)/during
        zǒngzhī, [總之], in a word/in short/in brief
        zhīwài, outside/excluding
        zhīnèi, [之內], inside/within
        zhīxià, under/beneath/less than
        zhīsuǒyǐ, the reason why
        chēngzhīwéi, [稱之為], to call it.../known as...
        chúcǐzhīwài, apart from this/in addition to this
        zhīshàng, above
        bǎifēnzhībǎi, a hundred percent/out and out/absolutely
        sìfēnzhīyī, one-quarter
        sānfēnzhīyī, one third
        zhījì, [之際], during/at the time of
        yīxízhīdì, (acknowledged) place/a role to play/niche
        shéngzhīyǐfǎ, [繩之以法], to punish according to the law/to bring to justice
        zhìzhībùlǐ, to pay no heed to (idiom)/to ignore/to brush aside
        wújīzhītán, [無稽之談], complete nonsense (idiom)
        zǒngéryánzhī, [總而言之], in short/in a word/in brief
        yībìzhīlì, (lend) a helping hand
        qǔérdàizhī, to substitute for sb/to remove and replace
        suízhī, [隨之], thereupon/subsequently/accordingly
        qiúzhībùdé, lit. seek but fail to get (idiom); fig. exactly what one’s been looking for
        jùzhīménwài, [拒之門外], to lock one's door and refuse to see sb
        
        bùsùzhīkè, uninvited or unexpected guest
        
        dāngwùzhījí, [當務之急], top priority job/matter of vital importance
        táozhīyāoyāo, to escape without trace (idiom); to make one's getaway (from the scene of a crim...
        dāngzhīwúkuì, [當之無愧], fully deserving, without any reservations (idiom); entirely worthy (of a title, ...
        wújiàzhībǎo, [無價之寶], priceless treasure
        jiǎnéryánzhī, [簡而言之], in a nutshell/to put it briefly
        
        yìliàozhīzhōng, to come as no surprise/as expected
        
        míngzhìzhījǔ, [明智之舉], sensible act
        cāozhīguòjí, [操之過急], to act with undue haste (idiom); eager and impatient/over-hasty
        
        hènzhīrùgǔ, to hate somebody to the bone (idiom)
        rénzhīchángqíng, such is human nature (idiom)/only natural
        
        zhòngshǐzhīdì, [眾矢之的], lit. target of a multitude of arrows (idiom); the butt of public criticism/attac...
        wūhézhīzhòng, [烏合之眾], mob
        bǎifēnzhī, percent
        
        zìzhīzhīmíng, knowing oneself (idiom)/self-knowledge
        shífēnzhīyī, one tenth
        
        bùliǎoliǎozhī, to settle a matter by leaving it unsettled/to end up with nothing definite
        wǔfēnzhīyī, one fifth
        hòuqǐzhīxiù, [後起之秀], an up-and coming youngster/new talent/a brilliant younger generation
        yòngwǔzhīdì, ample scope for abilities/favorable position for the use of one's skills (idiom)
        suǒdàozhīchù, [所到之處], wherever one goes
        tīngzhīrènzhī, [聽之任之], to take a laissez-faire attitude
        hàiqúnzhīmǎ, [害群之馬], lit. a horse that brings trouble to its herd (idiom)/fig. trouble-maker/black sh...
        
        
        
        bùzhìzhīzhèng, incurable disease
        fǎnzhī, on the other hand.../conversely...
        quányízhījì, [權宜之計], plan of convenience (idiom); stop-gap measure/makeshift stratagem/interim step
        wángmìngzhītú, runaway (idiom); desperate criminal/fugitive
        
        tiānrǎngzhībié, [天壤之別], lit. as different as sky and earth (idiom)/fig. night and day difference/opposit...
        fǎnzhīyìrán, vice versa
        shīzhījiāobì, to miss narrowly/to let a great opportunity slip
        
        bāfēnzhīyī, one eighth
        bùmáozhīdì, barren land/desert
        
        fùzhīyījù, to put to the torch (idiom)/to commit to the flames/to burn sth down deliberatel...
        xíngzhīyǒuxiào, to be effective (idiom)
        
        
        
        qiánchēzhījiàn, [前車之鑒], to learn a lesson from the mistakes of one's predecessor (idiom)
        
        jiāzhī, moreover/in addition to that
        
        
        nányánzhīyǐn, [難言之隱], a hidden trouble hard to mention (idiom)/sth too embarrassing to mention/an emba...
        yánwàizhīyì, unspoken implication (idiom)/the actual meaning of what was said
        
        
        
        shǒuzúzhīqíng, brotherly affection
        
        tiānlúnzhīlè, [天倫之樂], family love and joy/domestic bliss
        
        xīngxingzhīhuǒ, a single spark (idiom); an insignificant cause can have a massive effect
        
        jiǎnyánzhī, [簡言之], in simple terms/to put things simply/briefly
        
        shízhībājiǔ, most likely/mostly (in 8 or 9 cases out of 10)/vast majority
        xiānjiànzhīmíng, [先見之明], foresight
        zhìzhīnǎohòu, [置之腦後], to banish from one's thoughts/to ignore/to take no notice
        
        huànyánzhī, [換言之], in other words
        hòugùzhīyōu, [後顧之憂], fears of trouble in the rear (idiom); family worries (obstructing freedom of act...
        bùyìzhīcái, [不義之財], ill-gotten wealth or gains
        jìngéryuǎnzhī, [敬而遠之], to show respect from a distance (idiom)/to remain at a respectful distance
        yǒuguòzhīérwúbùjí, [有過之而無不及], not to be inferior in any aspects (idiom)/to surpass/to outdo/(derog.) to be eve...
        liùfēnzhīyī, one sixth
        
        
        fùzhīdōngliú, [付之東流], to commit to the waters (idiom); to lose sth irrevocably
        chīzhīyǐbí, to snort disdainfully/to scoff at/to turn up one's nose
        jiǔérjiǔzhī, over time/as time passes/in the fullness of time
        
        
        
        bùdéyǐérwéizhī, [不得已而為之], to have no other choice/to be the last resort
        fǎnqídàoérxíngzhī, to do the very opposite/to act in a diametrically opposite way
        
        zhìzhīdùwài, to give no thought to/to have no regard for/to disregard
        
        
        
        tángérhuángzhī, overt/to make no secret (of one's presence)/grandiose/with great scope
        jǐngdǐzhīwā, the frog at the bottom of the well (idiom)/fig. a person of limited outlook and ...
        
        
        jiānéryǒuzhī, to have both (at the same time)
        wèngzhōngzhībiē, [甕中之鱉], lit. like a turtle in a jar/to be trapped (idiom)
        qiáoqiānzhīxǐ, [喬遷之喜], congratulations on house-moving or promotion (idiom); Best wishes for your new h...
        chízhīyǐhéng, [持之以恆], to pursue unremittingly (idiom); to persevere
        
        
        
        yīqìzhīxià, [一氣之下], in a fit of pique/in a fury
        
        jīngrénzhījǔ, [驚人之舉], to astonish people (with a miraculous feat)
        
        
        
        
        bǎifēnzhīyībǎi, one hundred percent/totally (effective)
        
        
        
        yījìzhīcháng, [一技之長], proficiency in a particular field (idiom)/skill in a specialized area (idiom)
        fèifǔzhīyán, words from the bottom of one's heart
        shùzhīgāogé, [束之高閣], tied up in a bundle on a high shelf/to put sth on the back burner/no longer a hi...
        
        
        
        yīxiàozhìzhī, to dismiss with a laugh/to make light of
        
        
        sàngjiāzhīquǎn, [喪家之犬], stray dog (idiom)
        
        fēnzhī, (indicating a fraction)
        bùbáizhīyuān, unrighted wrong/unredressed injustice
        
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        jīnggōngzhīniǎo, [驚弓之鳥], lit. a bird startled by the mere twang of a bow (idiom)/fig. sb who frightens ea...
        yīniànzhīchā, momentary slip/false step/ill-considered action
        
        qūzhīruòwù, [趨之若鶩], to rush like ducks (idiom); the mob scrabbles madly for sth unobtainable/an unru...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        cèyǐnzhīxīn, [惻隱之心], compassion
        
        
        qīfēnzhīyī, one seventh
        
        chǔzhītàirán, [處之泰然], to take things calmly (idiom); not losing one's cool
        ānzhīruòsù, bear hardship with equanimity/regard wrongdoing with equanimity
        
        
        
        qièfūzhītòng, [切膚之痛], keenly felt pain/bitter anguish
        
        
        
        érlìzhīnián, aged thirty (see 三十而立)
        
        
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        yǎngshēngzhīdào, [養生之道], the way of maintaining good health
        
        
        
        
        
        
        yīngxióngwúyòngwǔzhīdì, [英雄無用武之地], a hero with no chance of using his might/to have no opportunity to display one's...
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        shēnwàizhīwù, mere worldly possessions
        èrfēnzhīyī, one half
        
        ránméizhījí, lit. the fire burns one's eyebrows (idiom); fig. desperate situation/extreme eme...
        
        zhìzhīsǐdìérhòushēng, [置之死地而後生], place sb on a field of death and he will fight to live (common saying based on S...
        
        duōshìzhīqiū, troubled times/eventful period
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        bùxiángzhīzhào, bad omen
        qiángnǔzhīmò, [強弩之末], lit. an arrow at the end of its flight (idiom)/fig. spent force
        
        
        
        
        jiǔfēnzhīyī, one ninth
        
        
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        chuímùzhīnián, old age
        
        
        
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        bìyóuzhīlù, the road one must follow or take/the only way
        
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        fēngzhōngzhīzhú, [風中之燭], lit. candle in the wind (idiom)/fig. (of sb's life) feeble/hanging on a thread
        
        cìzhī, second (in a competition)/occupying second place
        
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        jiǔzhī, for a long time
        chéngrénzhīwēi, to take advantage of sb's precarious position
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        xuánzhīyòuxuán, mystery within a mystery/the mysteries of the Dao according to Laozi 老子
        mòránzhìzhī, to set to one side and ignore (idiom); quite indifferent/cold and uncaring
        
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        MěiguóZhīYīn, [美國之音], Voice of America (VOA)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        màotiānxiàzhīdàbùwěi, [冒天下之大不韙], to defy world opinion/to risk universal condemnation
        
        
        
        tāotièzhītú, glutton/gourmand/by extension, person who is greedy for power, money, sex etc
        fàngzhīsìhǎiérjiēzhǔn, [放之四海而皆準], appropriate to any place and any time (idiom); universally applicable/a panacea,...
        
        
        
        
        
        huànnànzhījiāo, [患難之交], a friend in times of tribulations (idiom); a friend in need is a friend indeed
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        sīchóuzhīlù, [絲綢之路], the Silk Road
        
        
        
        
        
        
        xīnfùzhīhuàn, lit. calamity within one's bosom (idiom); major trouble hidden within
        
        
        
        
        
        mònìzhījiāo, intimate friendship/bosom buddies
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        gānzhīrúyí, [甘之如飴], lit. as sweet as syrup (idiom, from Book of Songs); to endure hardship gladly/a ...
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        chìzǐzhīxīn, pure and innocent like the heart of a newborn/sincere
        
        
        
        
        
        mǐmǐzhīyīn, decadent or obscene music
        
        
        
        
        

        zhōumò, [週末], weekend
        Mòrì/mòrì, Judgment Day (in Christian eschatology), last day/end/final days/doomsday
        mò, tip/end/final stage/latter part/inessential detail/powder/dust/opera role of old...
        jièmo, mustard/wasabi
        qīmò, end of term
        fěnmò, fine powder/dust
        mòduān, tip/extremity
        mòwěi, end/tip/extremity
        mòqī, end (of a period)/last part/final phase
        mòlù, end of the road/final road/fig. dead end/impasse
        mòshāo, tip/end/last few days
        mòshì, last phase (of an age)
        shǐmò, whole story/the ins and outs
        niánmò, end of the year
        mòbānchē, [末班車], last bus or train/last chance
        xìzhīmòjié, [細枝末節], minor details/trifles
        ròumò, ground meat
        yuèmò, end of month/late in the month
        běnmòdàozhì, lit. to invert root and branch (idiom); fig. confusing cause and effect/to stres...
        mòdài, final generation
        
        shìjìmò, [世紀末], end of the century
        mòliǎo, in the end
        
        jùmò, [鋸末], sawdust
        mòjié, [末節], inessentials/minor detail
        qiángnǔzhīmò, [強弩之末], lit. an arrow at the end of its flight (idiom)/fig. spent force
        nàme, variant of 那麼|那么[nà me]
        mònián, the final years (of a regime)
        mòzi, powder/dust
        mòshāoshénjīng, [末梢神經], peripheral nerve
        mòr, [末兒], powder/puree
        suìmò, [歲末], end of the year

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