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[打草驚蛇] dǎcǎojīngshé lit. beat the grass to scare the snake
to inadvertently alert an enemy
to punish sb as a warning to others (idiom)

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        dá/dǎ, dozen (loanword), to beat/to strike/to hit/to break/to type/to mix up/to build/t...
        dǎdiànhuà, [打電話], to make a telephone call
        dǎsuàn, to plan/to intend/to calculate/plan/intention/calculation/CL:個|个[gè]
        dǎkāi, [打開], to open/to show (a ticket)/to turn on/to switch on
        dǎrǎo, [打擾], to disturb/to bother/to trouble
        dǎdǔ, [打賭], to bet/to make a bet/a wager
        dǎbài, [打敗], to defeat/to overpower/to beat/to be defeated
        dǎjià, to fight/to scuffle/to come to blows/CL:場|场[cháng]
        dǎjī, [打擊], to hit/to strike/to attack/to crack down on sth/a setback/a blow/percussion (mus...
        dǎban, to decorate/to dress/to make up/to adorn/manner of dressing/style of dress
        dǎduàn, [打斷], to interrupt/to break off/to break (a bone)
        dǎpò, to break/to smash
        dǎsǎo, [打掃], to clean/to sweep
        dǎqiú, to play ball/to play with a ball
        dǎjiāodào, to come into contact with/to have dealings
        dǎjiǎo, [打攪], to disturb/to trouble
        dǎzhàng, to fight a battle/to go to war
        dǎdòng, [打動], to move (to pity)/arousing (sympathy)/touching
        dǎbāo, to wrap/to pack/to ask for a doggy bag (at a restaurant)
        dǎdǎo, to overthrow/to knock down/Down with ... !
        dǎzhāohu, to greet sb by word or action/to give prior notice
        dǎgōng, to work a temporary or casual job/(of students) to have a job outside of class t...
        dǎzhù, to stop/to halt
        dǎfa, [打發], to dispatch sb to do sth/to send sb away/to pass the time
        dǎliè, [打獵], to go hunting
        dǎsuì, to shatter/to smash/to break into pieces
        dǎting, [打聽], to ask about/to make some inquiries/to ask around
        dǎdòu, [打鬥], to fight
        sūdá, [蘇打], soda (loanword)
        bōdǎ, [撥打], to call/to dial
        ōudǎ, [毆打], to beat up/to come to blows/battery (law)
        dǎjié, to loot/to rob/to plunder/to ransack
        dǎzhòng, to hit (a target)
        dǎhuǒjī, [打火機], lighter/cigarette lighter
        dǎyìn, to print/to seal/to stamp
        dǎzào, to create/to build/to develop/to forge (of metal)
        dǎpái, to play mahjong or cards
        dǎyàng, to close shop in the evening/also pr. [dǎ yáng]
        dǎguānsi, to file a lawsuit/to sue/to dispute
        jīdǎ, [擊打], to beat/to lash
        dǎzhēn, [打針], to give or have an injection
        dǎgé, to hiccup/to belch/to burp
        dǎshou, hired thug
        dǎzhé, to give a discount
        áidǎ, to take a beating/to get thrashed/to come under attack
        
        dǎdī, (coll.) to take a taxi/to go by taxi
        
        dǎtàn, to make discreet inquiries/to scout out
        dǎxià, to lay (a foundation)/to conquer (a city etc)/to shoot down (a bird etc)
        dǎquán, to do shadowboxing
        kǎodǎ, to beat/to flog
        dǎkuǎ, to defeat/to strike down/to destroy
        dǎtōng, to open access/to establish contact/to remove a block/to put through (a phone co...
        
        dǎxiǎng, [打響], to start shooting or firing/to win an initial success/to succeed (of a plan)
        dǎzì, to type
        
        dǎqì, [打氣], to inflate/to pump up/fig. to encourage/to boost morale
        qiāodǎ, to beat sb/to beat (a drum)
        dǎpēntì, [打噴嚏], to sneeze
        
        dǎxiāo, to dispel (doubts, misgivings etc)/to give up on
        dǎfēn, to grade/to give a mark
        dǎhān, to snore
        dǎdǔn, to doze off/to drop to sleep momentarily/(see also 打瞌睡)
        pāidǎ, to slap
        dǎkēshuì, to doze off/to fall asleep/see also 打盹[dǎ dǔn]
        tòngdǎ, to beat sb soundly
        dǎzìjī, [打字機], typewriter
        dǎfān, to overturn/to overthrow/to strike down (an enemy)
        dǎyìnjī, [打印機], printer
        dǎchē, [打車], to take a taxi (in town)/to hitch a lift
        dǎgǔn, [打滾], to roll about
        dǎzhuàn, [打轉], to spin/to rotate/to revolve
        biāndǎ, to whip/to lash/to flog/to thrash
        dǎliang, to size sb up/to take measure of/to suppose/to reckon
        dǎlāo, [打撈], to salvage/to dredge/to fish out (person or object from the sea)
        yīwǎngdǎjìn, [一網打盡], to catch everything in one net (idiom); to eliminate at one stroke/to solve the ...
        dǎcǎojīngshé, [打草驚蛇], lit. beat the grass to scare the snake/to inadvertently alert an enemy/to punish...
        dǎgǔ, to beat a drum/to play a drum/(fig.) to feel nervous
        
        zìdǎ, (coll.) since
        dǎfǎ, to play (a card)/to make a move in a game
        gōngdǎ, to attack (the enemy)
        wújīngdǎcǎi, [無精打采], dispirited and downcast (idiom); listless/in low spirits/washed out
        
        dǎjié, [打結], to tie a knot/to tie
        dǎchéngyīpiàn, to merge/to integrate/to become as one/to unify together
        dǎhūlu, [打呼嚕], to snore
        dǎzá, [打雜], to do odd jobs/to do unskilled work
        
        chōudǎ, to whip/to flog/to thrash
        dúdǎ, beat up/CL:頓|顿[dùn]
        
        niǔdǎ, to wrestle/to grapple/to scuffle
        dǎmó, polish/grind
        xiǎodǎxiǎonào, [小打小鬧], small-scale
        dǎdehuǒrè, [打得火熱], to carry on intimately with (idiom); ardent relationship (esp. between lovers)/b...
        dǎchà, interruption/to interrupt (esp. talk)/to change the subject
        dǎqiāng, [打槍], to fire a gun/to substitute for sb in sitting an examination
        dǎléi, to rumble with thunder/clap of thunder
        
        dāndǎ, [單打], singles (in sports)/CL:場|场[chǎng]
        dǎdian, [打點], to bribe/to get (luggage) ready/to put in order/to organize things/(baseball) RB...
退         dátuìtánggǔ, lit. to beat the return drum/fig. to give up/to turn tail
        
        
        dǎhuǒshí, flint
        dǎxiàshǒu, to act in a supporting role/fig. to play second fiddle
        
        dǎzìyuán, [打字員], typist
        
        dǎzhékòu, to give a discount/to be of less value than anticipated
        
        dǎlà, [打蠟], to wax (a car, floor etc)
        dǎpāizi, to beat time
        méijīngdǎcǎi, [沒精打采], listless/dispirited/washed out/also written 沒精打彩|没精打彩
        
        chènrèdǎtiě, [趁熱打鐵], to strike while the iron is hot
        
        dǎbǎ, target shooting
        měngdǎ, to strike/wham!
        
        dǎpào, to open fire with artillery/to set off firecrackers/to make one's stage debut/(s...
        
        
        
        
        dǎtiě, [打鐵], to forge ironware
        dǎqù, to make fun of
        duìdǎ, [對打], to spar/to fight/to duke it out
        
        dǎbàobùpíng, to come to the aid of sb suffering an injustice/to fight for justice/also writte...
        jīngdǎxìsuàn, [精打細算], meticulous planning and careful accounting (idiom)
        
        quándǎjiǎotī, [拳打腳踢], lit. to punch and kick (idiom); to beat up/fig. determined to sort out a problem
        chènhuǒdǎjié, to loot a burning house/to profit from sb's misfortune (idiom)
        
        dǎyóushī, [打油詩], humorous poem/limerick
        shuāngdǎ, [雙打], doubles (in sports)/CL:場|场[chǎng]
        dǎyú, [打魚], to fish
        
        dǎxuězhàng, to have a snowball fight
        dǎcháng, [打場], to thresh grain (on the floor)
        
        dǎtāi, to have an abortion
        wěnzhāwěndǎ, [穩扎穩打], to go steady and strike hard (in fighting)/fig. steadily and surely
        
        dǎsàn, to scatter/to break sth up/to beat (an egg)
        qiáozhuāngdǎbàn, [喬裝打扮], to dress up in disguise (idiom); to pretend for the purpose of deceit
        dǎguānqiāng, to talk officiously/to assume the air of a functionary/to talk in official jargo...
        
        sàndǎ, mixed martial arts
        dǎyuánchǎng, [打圓場], to help to resolve a dispute/to smooth things over
        wāidǎzhèngzháo, [歪打正著], to succeed by a lucky stroke
        dǎjiǎ, to fight counterfeiting
        
        dǎmà, [打罵], to beat and scold
        
        sīdǎ, [廝打], to fight together/to come to blows
        
        
        sūdáfěn, [蘇打粉], baking soda
        mōpágǔndǎ, [摸爬滾打], to go through arduous training or hard work
        chākēdǎhùn, [插科打諢], to include impromptu comic material in opera performance (idiom); to jest/buffoo...
        léidǎbùdòng, [雷打不動], not shaken by thunder (idiom); the arrangements are unalterable/to adhere rigidl...
        dǎzhuāngjī, [打樁機], pile driver (machinery)
        dǎhāha, to joke/to laugh insincerely/to make merry/to talk irrelevantly
        wǔdǎ, acrobatic fighting in Chinese opera or dance
        dǎdìpù, [打地鋪], to make one's bed on the floor
        chuídǎ, to beat/to pound/to thump
        fēngchuīyǔdǎ, [風吹雨打], lit. windswept and battered by rain/to undergo hardship (idiom)
        
        
        dǎzuò, to sit in meditation/to meditate
        
        dǎyǎn, to drill or bore a hole/to attract attention/conspicuous
        
        
        dǎjiǔ, to have a drink
        
        
        dǎgōngzǎi, young worker/employee/young male worker
        
        dǎlèitái, [打擂臺], (old) to fight on the leitai/(fig.) to enter a contest
        dǎzhuāng, [打樁], to drive piles into
        dǎhāng, to ram/to tamp
        
        
        
        yándǎ, [嚴打], to crack down on/to take severe measures against
        dǎsuànpán, [打算盤], to compute on the abacus/(fig.) to calculate/to plan/to scheme
        
        
        
        dǎyóujī, [打游擊], to fight as a guerilla/(fig.) to live or eat at no fixed place
        dǎduōsuo, to tremble/to shiver (of cold)/to shudder
        dǎmáifu, to lie in wait/to ambush/to conceal sth
        
        
        
        dǎgēng, to sound the night watches (on clappers or gongs, in former times)
        língqiāosuìdǎ, to do things in bits and pieces (idiom); piecemeal work
        
        
        
        dǎchóng, [打蟲], to swat an insect/to get rid of intestinal parasite with drugs
        
        shuāida, to knock/to grasp sth in the hand and beat it/to toughen oneself up
        
        dǎgōngmèi, young female worker
        
        dǎgǔjī, [打穀機], threshing machine
        sǎohuángdǎfēi, [掃黃打非], to eradicate pornography and illegal publications

        cǎo/cào, [艸], variant of 草[cǎo], grass/straw/manuscript/draft (of a document)/careless/rough/C...
        cǎoméi, strawberry/CL:顆|颗[kē]/(Taiwan) hickey/love bite
        cǎopíng, lawn
        yāncǎo, [煙草], tobacco
        xiāngcǎo, aromatic herb/vanilla/alternative name for Eupatorium fortunei/(fig.) loyal and ...
        cǎodì, lawn/meadow/sod/turf/CL:片[piàn]
        cǎoshuài, careless/negligent/sloppy/not serious
        qǐcǎo, to make a draft/to draw up (plans)
        cǎoyuán, grassland/prairie/CL:片[piàn]
        cǎotú, [草圖], a sketch/rough drawing
        dàocǎo, rice straw
        cǎoyào, [草藥], herbal medicine
稿         cǎogǎo, draft/outline/sketch
        dàocǎorén, scarecrow
        gēcǎojī, [割草機], lawn mower (machine)
        gāncǎo, [乾草], hay
        dǎcǎojīngshé, [打草驚蛇], lit. beat the grass to scare the snake/to inadvertently alert an enemy/to punish...
        zácǎo, [雜草], weeds
        cǎocóng, [草叢], underbrush
        gāncǎo, licorice root
        cǎobāo, idiot/straw bag
        cǎopí, turf/sward/sod
        cǎocǎo, carelessly/hastily
        cǎoàn, draft (legislation, proposal etc)
        cǎonǐ, [草擬], first draft/to draw up (a first version)
        yěcǎo, weeds/mistress or prostitute (old)
        sānyècǎo, [三葉草], clover/trefoil
        zhǎncǎochúgēn, [斬草除根], to cut weeds and eliminate the roots (idiom); to destroy root and branch/to elim...
        
        yàocǎo, [藥草], medicinal herb
        cǎochǎng, [草場], pastureland
        
        huācǎo, flowers and plants
        chúcǎo, to weed
        cǎogēn, grassroots
        qīngcǎo, grass
        chúcǎojì, [除草劑], weed killer/herbicide
        cǎomù, vegetation/plants
        
        
        
        hánxiūcǎo, mimosa/sensitive plant (that closes its leaves when touched)
        
        shícǎodòngwù, [食草動物], herbivore
        
        cùncǎobùshēng, lit. not even a blade of grass grows (idiom)/fig. barren
        cǎomào, straw hat
        mùcǎo, pasture/forage grass/pasturage
        
        
        cǎojiānrénmìng, human life as grass (idiom); to kill people like scything grass/a politician act...
        liángcǎo, [糧草], army provisions/rations and fodder
        jiǎncǎojī, [剪草機], grass mower
        cǎoběn, grass/herb
        
        
        cǎozhǐ, [草紙], rough straw paper/toilet paper/brown paper
        cǎoguǒ, black cardamom/(dialect) strawberry
        cǎoxié, straw sandals
        liáocǎo, careless/slovenly/illegible (of handwriting)
        
        shuǐcǎo, water plants/habitat with water source and grass
        chúcǎo, [鋤草], to hoe/to weed
        cǎoliào, fodder
        cǎotǐ, [草體], see 草書|草书[cǎo shū]
        suōcǎo, coco-grass or nut sedge (Cyperus rotundus)
        gǔcǎo, [穀草], straw
        
        zhōngcǎoyào, [中草藥], Chinese herbal medicine
        cǎowū, thatched hut
        
        cǎoshū, [草書], grass script/cursive script (Chinese calligraphic style)
        
        
        cǎoběnzhíwù, herbaceous plant
        
        
        cǎocǎoshōuchǎng, [草草收場], to rush to conclude a matter/to end up abruptly
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        máocǎo, sogon grass
        dēngxīncǎo, [燈心草], rush (botany)/Juncaceae
        
        
        mǎngcǎo, Chinese anise (Ilicium anisatum, a shrub with poisonous leaves)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        Cǎohǎi, Caohai Lake, Guizhou
        
        
        
        cǎosuān, oxalic acid CHÒ
        
绿         
        
        hǎicǎo, seagrass
        
        
        

        jīngxǐ, [驚喜], nice surprise/to be pleasantly surprised
        jīngyà, [驚訝], amazed/astonished/to surprise/amazing/astonishment/awe
        chījīng, [吃驚], to be startled/to be shocked/to be amazed
        zhènjīng, [震驚], to shock/to astonish
        jīng, [驚], to start/to be frightened/to be scared/alarm
        jīngrén, [驚人], astonishing
        jīngqí, [驚奇], to be amazed/to be surprised/to wonder
        dàchīyījīng, [大吃一驚], to have a surprise (idiom); shocked or startled/gobsmacked
        jīnghuāng, [驚慌], panic
        jīngxià, [驚嚇], to frighten/to horrify/to terrify
        dàjīngxiǎoguài, [大驚小怪], much fuss about nothing
        jīngtàn, [驚嘆], to exclaim in admiration/a gasp of surprise
        shòuchǒngruòjīng, [受寵若驚], overwhelmed by favor from superior (humble expr.)
        jīngkǒng, [驚恐], to alarm/to dismay/to appall
        jīnghuāngshīcuò, [驚慌失措], to lose one's head out of fear (idiom)
        shòujīng, [受驚], startled
        jīngxiǎn, [驚險], thrilling/a thriller
        jīngxǐng, [驚醒], to rouse/to be woken by sth/to wake with a start/to sleep lightly
        jīngyì, [驚異], amazed
        jīngdòng, [驚動], alarm/alert/disturb
        dānjīngshòupà, [擔驚受怕], to feel apprehensive/to be alarmed
        dǎcǎojīngshé, [打草驚蛇], lit. beat the grass to scare the snake/to inadvertently alert an enemy/to punish...
        jīngjiào, [驚叫], to cry out in fear
        dǎnzhànxīnjīng, [膽戰心驚], to tremble with fear (idiom)/scared witless
        jīngtiāndòngdì, [驚天動地], world-shaking (idiom)
        xūjīng, [虛驚], false alarm/panic rumor/CL:場|场[cháng]
        yīmíngjīngrén, [一鳴驚人], to amaze the world with a single brilliant feat (idiom); an overnight celebrity
        jīnghuáng, [驚惶], panic-stricken
        jīnghún, [驚魂], in a panicked state/frightened
        jīngxīndòngpò, [驚心動魄], shaking one to the core/extremely disturbing/hair-raising (idiom)
        jīngshìhàisú, [驚世駭俗], universally shocking/to offend the whole of society
        jīngrǎo, [驚擾], to alarm/to agitate
        xīnjīngdǎnzhàn, [心驚膽戰], lit. heart alarmed, trembling in fear (idiom); prostrate with fear/scared witles...
        xīnjīngròutiào, [心驚肉跳], lit. heart alarmed, body leaping (idiom); fear and trepidation in the face of di...
        jīngchà, [驚詫], to be surprised/to be amazed/to be stunned
        chùmùjīngxīn, [觸目驚心], lit. shocks the eye, astonishes the heart (idiom); shocking/horrible to see/a gh...
        jīnghū, [驚呼], to cry out in alarm or surprise
        jīnghài, [驚駭], to be shocked/to be appalled/to be terrified
        
        jīngrénzhījǔ, [驚人之舉], to astonish people (with a miraculous feat)
        
        
        
        jīngè, [驚愕], to stun/to shock and amaze/stupefied/astonishment
        
        jīnggōngzhīniǎo, [驚弓之鳥], lit. a bird startled by the mere twang of a bow (idiom)/fig. sb who frightens ea...
        
        jīngtāohàilàng, [驚濤駭浪], perilous situation
        xīnjīng, [心驚], fearful/apprehensive
        jīngtànhào, [驚嘆號], exclamation mark ! (punct.)
        jīngléi, [驚雷], sudden clap of thunder/fig. surprising turn of events
        jīngjù, [驚懼], panic/fright
        jīngjué, [驚厥], to faint from fear/(medicine) convulsions
        
        xīnjīngdǎnchàn, [心驚膽顫], see 心驚膽戰|心惊胆战[xīn jīng dǎn zhàn]
        jīngxiàn, [驚羨], to marvel at
        jīngkǒngwànzhuàng, [驚恐萬狀], convulsed with fear (idiom)
        dàjīngshīsè, [大驚失色], to turn pale with fright (idiom)
        shípòtiānjīng, [石破天驚], earth-shattering/breakthrough/remarkable and original work
        jīngxī, [驚悉], to be shocked to learn
        jīngtāo, [驚濤], raging waves/stormy waves
        
        
        
        jīngjì, [驚悸], shaking in fear/one's heart palpitating with fear
        

        shé, [虵], variant of 蛇[shé], snake/serpent/CL:條|条[tiáo]
        dúshé, viper
        yǎnjìngshé, [眼鏡蛇], cobra
        xiǎngwěishé, [響尾蛇], rattlesnake
        shétóu, [蛇頭], head of a snake/human smuggler
        dǎcǎojīngshé, [打草驚蛇], lit. beat the grass to scare the snake/to inadvertently alert an enemy/to punish...
        mǎngshé, python/boa
        
        shédú, snake venom
        
        shéxíng, S-shaped/serpentine/coiled like a snake
        huàshétiānzú, [畫蛇添足], lit. draw legs on a snake (idiom); fig. to ruin the effect by adding sth superfl...
        hǔtóushéwěi, [虎頭蛇尾], lit. tiger's head, snake's tail (idiom); fig. a strong start but weak finish
        shuǐshé, water snake
        yǐnshéchūdòng, lit. to pull a snake from its hole/to expose a malefactor (idiom)
        dìtóushé, [地頭蛇], local bully/tyrant/regional mafia boss
        
        kuíshé, forest or meadow viper (Vipera russelii siamensis or similar)
        fùshé, venomous snake
        shénián, Year of the Snake (e.g. 2001)
        
        shéwénshí, [蛇紋石], serpentine (geology)
        
        
        
        sìjiǎoshé, [四腳蛇], lizard/common spoken equivalent of 蜥蜴[xī yì]

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