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shíyánérféi lit. to grow fat eating one's words (idiom)
fig. not to live up to one's promises

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        shíwù, food/CL:種|种[zhǒng]
        shí/sì, to eat/food/animal feed/eclipse, to feed
        shípǐn, foodstuff/food/provisions/CL:種|种[zhǒng]
        yǐnshí, [飲食], food and drink/diet
        měishí, culinary delicacy/fine food/gourmet food
        língshí, between-meal nibbles/snacks
        jìnshí, [進食], to take a meal/to eat
        sùshí, vegetables/vegetarian food
        xīshí, to suck/to take in
        liángshi, [糧食], foodstuff/cereals/CL:種|种[zhǒng]
        jiéshí, [節食], to save food/to go on a diet
        shípǔ, [食譜], cookbook/recipe/diet/CL:份[fèn],個|个[gè]
        shítáng, dining hall/CL:個|个[gè],間|间[jiān]
        shíyán, lit. to eat one's words/to break a promise/to go back on one's word/to renege/un...
        shúshí, cooked food/prepared food/deli food
        shíwùzhòngdú, food poisoning
        shíyòng, food product/to use as food/edible
        shíyù, [食慾], appetite
        tiánshí, dessert/sweet
        shízhǐ, forefinger/mouths to feed
        huǒshí, food/meals
        zìshíqíguǒ, to eat one's own fruit (idiom); fig. suffering the consequences of one's own act...
        shíwùliàn, [食物鏈], food chain
        yànshízhèng, [厭食症], anorexia
        sùshízhě, vegetarian
        bǔshí, to prey on/to catch and feed on/to hunt for food
        ròushí, carnivorous
        shídào, esophagus/the proper way to eat/food transportation route
        juéshí, [絕食], to go on a hunger strike
        mìshí, [覓食], to forage/to hunt for food/to scavenge/fig. to make a living
        zìshíqílì, lit. to eat off one's own strength (idiom)/fig. to stand on one's own feet/to ea...
        yīshí, clothes and food
        tūnshí, to devour
        cánshí, [蠶食], to nibble away at (as silkworm consume leaves)/fig. to embezzle progressively
        
        jìnshí, fast (not eat)
        shànshí, meal
宿         shísù, board and lodging/room and board
        rìshí, solar eclipse
        ruòròuqiángshí, [弱肉強食], lit. the weak are prey to the strong (idiom); fig. predatory behavior/the law of...
        měishíjiā, gourmet
        shíkè, diner (in a restaurant etc)/hanger-on/sponger
        yuèshí, lunar eclipse/eclipse of the moon
        qǐnshínánān, [寢食難安], lit. cannot rest or eat in peace (idiom)/fig. extremely worried and troubled
        shíguǎn, esophagus
        
        huǒshífèi, [伙食費], food expenses/board expenses/meals (cost)
        
        tiāoshí, to be picky about food
        yīshífùmǔ, the people one depends upon for one's livelihood/one's bread and butter
        shícǎodòngwù, [食草動物], herbivore
        fēngyīzúshí, [豐衣足食], having ample food and clothing (idiom); well fed and clothed
        miànshí, [麵食], food made from wheat flour, such as noodles, dumplings, buns etc
        shíliáng, [食糧], food cereals
        yànshí, [厭食], anorexia
        
        fèiqǐnwàngshí, [廢寢忘食], to neglect sleep and forget about food (idiom)/to skip one's sleep and meals/to ...
        shíliàng, quantity of food
        yīshízhùxíng, clothing, food, housing and transport (idiom); people's basic needs
        xiāoshí, digestion
        shíyǐshòu, [食蟻獸], ant-eater (several different species)
        shíyán, [食鹽], edible salt
        
        zhǔshí, main food/staple (rice and noodles)
        fùshípǐn, non-staple foods
        
        
        
        
        shèshí, [攝食], to consume
        shíbùguǒfù, lit. food not filling the stomach (idiom)/fig. poverty-stricken
        
        shígǔbùhuà, to swallow ancient learning without digesting it (idiom)/to be pedantic without ...
        
        
        
        
        
        qǐshí, to beg for food
        
        sùshídiàn, fast food shop
        
        
        mínyǐshíwéitiān, [民以食為天], Food is the God of the people. (idiom); People view food as the primary need./Fo...
        
        shíyánérféi, lit. to grow fat eating one's words (idiom)/fig. not to live up to one's promise...
        shíliáo, [食療], food therapy/treatment via food (TCM)
        
        jiéyīsuōshí, [節衣縮食], to save on food and clothing (idiom); to live frugally
        
        shíhuǒjī, [食火雞], cassowary (genus Casuarius), large flightless bird native to northeastern Austra...
        rìquánshí, total eclipse of the sun
        quēyīshǎoshí, short of food and clothing/destitute
        yīnyēfèishí, [因噎廢食], lit. not eating for fear of choking (idiom); fig. to cut off one's nose to spite...
        fànshí, [飯食], food
        
        záshí, [雜食], omnivorous (zoolog.)/snacks/a varied diet
        
        
        
        
        yuèquánshí, total lunar eclipse
        
        yuèpiānshí, partial eclipse of the moon
        fùshí, non-staple food/CL:種|种[zhǒng]
        
        
        
        shícáo, manger
        
        piānshí, partial to (some kinds of food, usu. unhealthy)/having likes and dislikes/partia...
        

        liúyán, to leave a message/to leave one's comments/message
        éryán, with regard to (preceding phrase)
        huǎngyán, [謊言], lie
        yǔyán, [語言], language/CL:門|门[mén],種|种[zhǒng]
        yán, words/speech/to say/to talk
        yùyán, [預言], to predict/prophecy
        yáoyán, [謠言], rumor
        fāyán, [發言], to make a speech/statement/utterance/CL:個|个[gè]
        shìyán, oath/promise/pledge
        nuòyán, [諾言], promise
        chuányán, [傳言], rumor/hearsay
        yánlùn, [言論], expression of opinion/views/remarks/arguments
        yányǔ/yányu, [言語], words/speech/(spoken) language, to speak/to tell
        zhíyán, forthright speak/to talk bluntly
        kěyán, it may be said
        xuānyán, declaration/manifesto
        húyánluànyǔ, [胡言亂語], babbling nonsense (idiom); crazy and unfounded ravings/double Dutch
        yíyán, [遺言], words of the deceased/last words of the dying/wisdom of past sages
        liúyán, rumor/gossip/to spread rumors
        
        dàiyánrén, spokesperson
        zìyánzìyǔ, [自言自語], to talk to oneself/to think aloud/to soliloquize
        fāyánrén, [發言人], spokesperson
        yánxíng, words and actions/what one says and what one does
        míngyán, saying/famous remark
        shíyán, lit. to eat one's words/to break a promise/to go back on one's word/to renege/un...
        tiányánmìyǔ, [甜言蜜語], sweet speech and honeyed words (idiom); hypocritical flattery
        fāyánquán, [發言權], the right of speech
        yáncí, [言辭], words/expression/what one says
        zǒngéryánzhī, [總而言之], in short/in a word/in brief
        yánguīzhèngzhuàn, [言歸正傳], to return to the topic (idiom)/to get back to the main point
        liúyánfēiyǔ, [流言蜚語], rumors and slanders (idiom); gossip/lies and slanders
        yùyánjiā, [預言家], prophet
        yīyánbùfā, [一言不發], to not say a word (idiom)
        zhèngyán, [證言], testimony
        Fāngyán/fāngyán, the first Chinese dialect dictionary, edited by Yang Xiong 揚雄|扬雄[Yáng Xióng] in ...
        miàobùkěyán, too wonderful for words
        yuànyán, complaint
        
        jiǎnéryánzhī, [簡而言之], in a nutshell/to put it briefly
        géyán, maxim
        chàngsuǒyùyán, [暢所欲言], lit. fluently saying all one wants (idiom); to preach freely on one's favorite t...
        yīyánnánjìn, [一言難盡], hard to explain in a few words (idiom); complicated and not easy to express succ...
        zhēnyán, admonition/exhortation/dictum/the biblical Book of Proverbs
        chénmòguǎyán, habitually silent (idiom)/reticent/uncommunicative
        yǔyánxué, [語言學], linguistics
        duànyán, [斷言], to assert/assertion
        wúyán, [無言], to remain silent/to have nothing to say
        bùyánéryù, it goes without saying/it is self-evident
        
        
        qiānyánwànyǔ, [千言萬語], thousands of words (idiom); having a lot of things to say/talking nonstop
        
        yùyán, fable/CL:則|则[zé]
        zhēnyán, true statement/incantation (translates Sanskrit: dharani 陀羅尼|陀罗尼)
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        xiányánsuìyǔ, [閑言碎語], idle gossip/irrelevant nonsense/slanderous rumor
        zhíyánbùhuì, [直言不諱], straight talk, nothing taboo (idiom); frank and straightforward/to speak bluntly...
        wūyánhuìyǔ, [污言穢語], filthy speech/obscenities
        
        
        yántán, [言談], discourse/words/utterance/what one says/manner of speech
        chūyánbùxùn, [出言不遜], to speak rudely
        yánbùyóuzhōng, to say sth without meaning it (idiom); to speak tongue in cheek/saying one thing...
        
        yángyán, [揚言], to put about (a story, plan, threat etc)/to let it be known (esp. of threat or m...
        wēiyánsǒngtīng, [危言聳聽], frightening words to scare people (idiom); alarmist talk/reds under the beds
        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
        bùyánzìmíng, self-evident; needing no explanation (idiom)
        míngzhèngyánshùn, [名正言順], right and proper/authoritative and fair/(modified from Confucian Analects) with ...
        zhìlǐmíngyán, wise saying/words of wisdom
        èyán, [惡言], evil tongue/malicious talk
        
        yáncí, [言詞], variant of 言辭|言辞[yán cí]
        yánguòqíshí, [言過其實], to exaggerate/to overstate the facts
        jiǎnyánzhī, [簡言之], in simple terms/to put things simply/briefly
        chángyán, common saying
        huànyánzhī, [換言之], in other words
        shīyán, slip of the tongue/indiscretion/to blurt out a secret
        
        yánqíngxiǎoshuō, [言情小說], romantic fiction
        
        dàyánbùcán, [大言不慚], to boast shamelessly/to talk big
        qiányán, preface/forward/introduction
        
        sānyánliǎngyǔ, [三言兩語], in a few words (idiom); expressed succinctly
        yánjiǎnyìgāi, [言簡意賅], concise and comprehensive (idiom)
        
        
        
        
        wúyányǐduì, [無言以對], to be left speechless/unable to respond
        
        yībānéryán, generally speaking
        jīnyùliángyán, gems of wisdom (idiom); priceless advice
        
        néngyánshànbiàn, [能言善辯], glib of tongue (idiom)/eloquent
        zhǐyánpiànyǔ, [只言片語], just a word or two (idiom); a few isolated phrases
        
        yīyányīxíng, every word and action (idiom)
        yánéryǒuxìn, to speak and keep one's promise (idiom); as good as one's word
        yánchuán, [言傳], to convey in words
        fèifǔzhīyán, words from the bottom of one's heart
        yāoyán, heresy
        chūyán, to speak/words
        xùyán, preface/introductory remarks/preamble/prelude
        xiányánxiányǔ, [閒言閒語], idle gossip
        
        
        guǎyán, taciturn/reticent
        yìyúyánbiǎo, [溢於言表], to exhibit one's feelings in one's speech
簿         liúyánbù, visitor's book/CL:本[běn]
        yǐnyán, foreword/introduction
        jìnyán, [進言], to put forward a suggestion (to sb in a senior position)/to offer a word of advi...
        
        chányán, [讒言], slander/slanderous report/calumny/false charge
        
        
        huāyánqiǎoyǔ, [花言巧語], graceful words, flowery speech (idiom); elegant but insincere words/cheating whe...
        
        xìyán, [戲言], joking matter/to go back on one's words
        yīyánjiǔdǐng, one word worth nine sacred tripods (idiom); words of enormous weight
        yánchuánshēnjiào, [言傳身教], to teach by words and example (idiom)
        zhōngyán, loyal advice/sincere advice
        lěngyánlěngyǔ, [冷言冷語], cold words and sarcastic comments (idiom); to mock and ridicule
        shēngyán, [聲言], profess/pronouncement/declare/declaration
        kǒuchūkuángyán, to speak conceited nonsense/to come out with arrogant claptrap
        kuángyán, ravings/delirious utterances/kyōgen (a form of traditional Japanese comic theate...
        
        
        zhuìyán, [贅言], superfluous words/unnecessary detail
        yánbùjíyì, [言不及義], to talk nonsense (idiom)/frivolous talk
        háoyánzhuàngyǔ, [豪言壯語], bold, visionary words
        
        
        
        
        
        
        bùyánbùyǔ, [不言不語], to not say a word (idiom)/to keep silent
        
        shíyánérféi, lit. to grow fat eating one's words (idiom)/fig. not to live up to one's promise...
        
        yánmíng, to state clearly
        
        dǎoyán, [導言], introduction/preamble
        zhàngyìzhíyán, [仗義執言], to speak out for justice (idiom); to take a stand on a matter of principle
        
        
        tóngyánwújì, [童言無忌], children's words carry no harm (idiom)
        wàngyán, lies/wild talk/to tell lies/to talk nonsense/fantasy (literature)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        yánxíngyīzhì, word and actions coincide (idiom); to live up to one's word/to match words with ...
        míngyán, [銘言], motto/slogan
        
        
        
        
        

        ér, and/as well as/and so/but (not)/yet (not)/(indicates causal relation)/(indicates...
        érqiě, (not only ...) but also/moreover/in addition/furthermore
        éryǐ, that's all/nothing more
        érshì, rather
        éryán, with regard to (preceding phrase)
        ránér, however/yet/but
        fǎnér, instead/on the contrary/contrary (to expectations)
        xiǎnéryìjiàn, [顯而易見], clearly and easy to see (idiom); obviously/clearly/it goes without saying
        cóngér, [從而], thus/thereby
        jìnlìérwéi, [盡力而為], to try one's utmost/to strive
        qīngéryìjǔ, [輕而易舉], easy/with no difficulty
        shìérbùjiàn, [視而不見], to turn a blind eye to/to ignore
        pòménérrù, [破門而入], to break the door and enter/to force a door open (idiom)
        tuōyǐngérchū, [脫穎而出], to reveal one's talent (idiom)/to rise above others/to distinguish oneself
        cóngtiānérjiàng, [從天而降], lit. to drop from the sky (idiom)/fig. to appear unexpectedly/to arise abruptly/...
        zìránérrán, involuntary/automatically
        tǐngshēnérchū, to step forward bravely
        zǒngéryánzhī, [總而言之], in short/in a word/in brief
        bàntúérfèi, [半途而廢], to give up halfway (idiom); leave sth unfinished
        qǔérdàizhī, to substitute for sb/to remove and replace
        shìkěérzhǐ, [適可而止], to stop before going too far (idiom); to stop while one can/don't overdo it/stop...
        yīnér, therefore/as a result/thus/and as a result, ...
        tuōkǒuérchū, [脫口而出], to blurt out/to let slip (an indiscreet remark)
        huáérbùshí, [華而不實], flower but no fruit (idiom); handsome exterior but hollow inside/flashy
        
        érjīn, now/at the present (time)
        jiǎnéryánzhī, [簡而言之], in a nutshell/to put it briefly
        
        cājiānérguò, [擦肩而過], brief encounter/to brush past sb
        bèidàoérchí, [背道而馳], to run in the opposite direction (idiom); to run counter to
        tǐngérzǒuxiǎn, [鋌而走險], to take a risk out of desperation (idiom)
        
        sānsīérhòuxíng, [三思而後行], think again and again before acting (idiom); consider carefully in advance
        érhòu, [而後], after that/then
        xuánérwèijué, [懸而未決], pending a decision/hanging in the balance
        bùcíérbié, [不辭而別], to leave without saying good-bye
        jìnér, [進而], and then (what follows next)
        shíér, [時而], occasionally/from time to time
        
        bùdéérzhī, unknown/unable to find out
        yíngrènérjiě, lit. (bamboo) splits when it meets the knife's edge (idiom)/fig. easily solved
        bùyìérfēi, [不翼而飛], to disappear without trace/to vanish all of a sudden/to spread fast/to spread li...
        zhuǎnér, [轉而], conversely/but rather/to turn and (address a topic, face attackers etc)/to turn ...
        
        bùyánéryù, it goes without saying/it is self-evident
        suíyùérān, [隨遇而安], at home wherever one is (idiom); ready to adapt/flexible/to accept circumstances...
        
        
        bùhuānérsàn, [不歡而散], to part on bad terms/(of a meeting etc) to break up in discord
        bùláoérhuò, [不勞而獲], to reap without sowing (idiom)
        jiēzhǒngérlái, [接踵而來], to come one after the other
        héérwéiyī, [合而為一], to merge together (idiom); to unify disparate elements into one whole
        kěxiǎngérzhī, it is obvious that.../as one can well imagine...
        jìér, [繼而], then/afterwards
        
        chéngxūérrù, [乘虛而入], to enter by exploiting a weak spot (idiom); to take advantage of a lapse
        
        
        yángchángérqù, [揚長而去], to shake one's sleeve and leave (idiom); to turn and leave abruptly
        yīsǎoérguāng, [一掃而光], to clear off/to make a clean sweep of
        shīérfùdé, [失而復得], to regain/to lose and win back/to find again/regained
        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...
        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
        sìshìérfēi, apparently right but actually wrong; specious (idiom)
        fǎnqídàoérxíngzhī, to do the very opposite/to act in a diametrically opposite way
        yóuránérshēng, arising involuntarily (idiom); spontaneous/to spring up unbidden (of emotion)
        yīsǎoérkōng, [一掃而空], to sweep clean/to clean out
        zhōuérfùshǐ, [週而復始], lit. the cycle comes back to the start (idiom); to move in circles/the wheel com...
        hélèérbùwéi, [何樂而不為], What can you have against it? (idiom)/We should do this./Go for it!
        tángérhuángzhī, overt/to make no secret (of one's presence)/grandiose/with great scope
        yīnrénéryì, [因人而異], varying from person to person (idiom); different for each individual
        
        jiānéryǒuzhī, to have both (at the same time)
        bùkětóngrìéryǔ, [不可同日而語], lit. mustn't speak of two things on the same day (idiom); not to be mentioned in...
        bùhánérlì, [不寒而慄], shiver all over though not cold/tremble with fear/shudder
        yībānéryán, generally speaking
        
        
        bùmóuérhé, [不謀而合], to agree without prior consultation/to happen to hold the same view
        mìérbùxuān, [祕而不宣], to withhold information/to keep sth secret
        yìngyùnérshēng, [應運而生], to emerge to meet a historic destiny (idiom)/to arise at an opportune time/able ...
        bùqīéryù, meet by chance/have a chance encounter
        yánéryǒuxìn, to speak and keep one's promise (idiom); as good as one's word
        qièérbùshě, [鍥而不捨], to chip away at a task and not abandon it (idiom); to chisel away at sth/to pers...
        
        
        
        shāyǔérguī, [鎩羽而歸], to return in low spirits following a defeat or failure to achieve one's ambition...
        kěwàngérbùkějí, in sight but unattainable (idiom)/inaccessible
        
        
退         zhīnánértuì, [知難而退], to sound out the difficulties and retreat to avoid defeat (idiom); fig. to back ...
        yíngmiànérlái, [迎面而來], directly/head-on (collision)/in one's face (of wind)
        xíngérshàngxué, [形而上學], metaphysics
        
        bùjìngérzǒu, [不脛而走], to get round fast/to spread like wildfire
        zìshàngérxià, top-down
        yīyōngérshàng, [一擁而上], to swarm around/flocking (to see)
        xīnyǒuyúérlìbùzú, [心有餘而力不足], The will is there, but not the strength (idiom, from Confucian Analects)./I real...
        fànfànértán, [泛泛而談], to speak in general terms
        mǎnzàiérguī, [滿載而歸], to return from a rewarding journey
        fúxiùérqù, to brush with one's sleeve then go (idiom); to turn and leave abruptly
        mùmíngérlái, [慕名而來], to come to a place on account of its reputation (idiom); attracted to visit a fa...
        pūmiànérlái, [撲面而來], lit. sth hits one in the face/directly in one's face/sth assaults the senses/bla...
        yīyuèérqǐ, [一躍而起], to jump up suddenly/to bound up/to rise up in one bound
        
        yīgàiérlùn, [一概而論], to lump different matters together (idiom)
        tīngérbùwén, [聽而不聞], to hear but not react (idiom); to turn a deaf ear/to ignore deliberately
        jiáránérzhǐ, with a grunting sound it stops (idiom); to come to an end spontaneously (esp. of...
        érlìzhīnián, aged thirty (see 三十而立)
        yīcùérjiù, to get there in one step (idiom); easily done/success at a stroke/to get results...
        
        wàngérquèbù, [望而卻步], to shrink back/to flinch
        wénfēngérdòng, [聞風而動], to respond instantly/to act at once on hearing the news
        liànglìérxíng, to assess one's capabilities and act accordingly (idiom); to act within one's co...
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        bùyuēértóng, [不約而同], to agree by chance (idiom); taking the same action without prior consultation
        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...
        
        
        kǎnkǎnértán, [侃侃而談], to speak frankly with assurance
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        láoérwúgōng, [勞而無功], to work hard while accomplishing little/to toil to no avail
        gùér, therefore
        shíyánérféi, lit. to grow fat eating one's words (idiom)/fig. not to live up to one's promise...
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        wàngérshēngwèi, intimidate at the first glance (idiom); awe-inspiring/terrifying/overwhelming
        
        shènér, even/so much so that
        
        
        
        zìxiàérshàng, bottom-up
        
        cóngyīérzhōng, [從一而終], faithful unto death (i.e. Confucian ban on widow remarrying)
        
        
        sǐérhòuyǐ, [死而後已], until death puts an end (idiom); one's whole life/unto one's dying day
        
        
        
        
        
        fàngzhīsìhǎiérjiēzhǔn, [放之四海而皆準], appropriate to any place and any time (idiom); universally applicable/a panacea,...
        
        pāiànérqǐ, lit. to slap the table and stand up (idiom); fig. at the end of one's tether/una...
        
        
        jiézééryú, [竭澤而漁], lit. to drain the pond to get at the fish (idiom)/fig. to kill the goose that la...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

        féi, fat/fertile/loose-fitting or large/to fertilize/to become rich by illegal means/...
        jiǎnféi, [減肥], to lose weight
        féizào, soap/CL:塊|块[kuài],條|条[tiáo]
        féipàng, fat/obese
        
        féiliào, fertilizer/manure
        féiròu, fat (e.g. pork fat)/fat meat
        féidà, loose fitting clothes/fat/stout/swelling (of internal organ)/hypertrophy
        féiwò, fertile
        huàféi, fertilizer
        féihòu, plump/fleshy/fertile
        
        duīféi, compost
        féizàopào, soap bubble
        fènféi, [糞肥], manure/dung
        
        féishuò, [肥碩], fleshy (fruit)/plump/large and firm-fleshed (limbs, body)/stout
        shīféi, to spread manure/to apply fertilizer
        féiměi, fertile/luxuriant/plump/rounded
        féipàngzhèng, obesity
        
        biāoféitǐzhuàng, [膘肥體壯], (of a livestock animal) plump and strong/well-fed
        shíyánérféi, lit. to grow fat eating one's words (idiom)/fig. not to live up to one's promise...
        féicháng, [肥腸], pig-gut (large intestine used as foodstuff)
        
        féizàomò, soapy lather/foam
        
        
        cuīféi, to fatten (animal before slaughter)
        
        féizhuàng, [肥壯], stout and strong
        féiquē, lucrative post
        
        línféi, phosphate fertilizer
        
        

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