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[臥薪嘗膽] wòxīnchángdǎn lit. to sleep on brushwood and taste gall (like King Gou Jian of Yue 勾踐
>勾践[Gōu Jiàn]), in order to recall one's humiliations) (idiom)
fig. to maintain one's resolve for revenge
[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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