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calligraphy杀鸡吓猴殺雞嚇猴shā jī xià hóulit. killing the chicken to scare the monkey (idiom); to punish an individual as an example to others; pour encourager les autres  
calligraphy杀鸡儆猴殺雞儆猴shā jī jǐng hóulit. killing the chicken to warn the monkey (idiom); to punish an individual as an example to others; pour encourager les autres  
calligraphy杀鸡警猴殺雞警猴shā jī jǐng hóulit. killing the chicken to warn the monkey (idiom); to punish an individual as an example to others; pour encourager les autres  
calligraphy杀鸡给猴看殺雞給猴看shā jī gěi hóu kànlit. to kill a chicken in front of a monkey; fig. to make an example of sb (by punishment) to frighten others  
calligraphy恒河猴恆河猴héng hé hóurhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta); rhesus monkey; lit. river Ganges monkey of north India  
calligraphy破胆寒心破膽寒心pò dǎn hán xīnlit. to bust guts and freeze the heart (idiom); terrifying; to scare sb badly  
calligraphy打草惊蛇打草驚蛇dǎ cǎo jīng shélit. beat the grass to scare the snake; to inadvertently alert an enemy; to punish sb as a warning to others (idiom)  
calligraphy问客杀鸡問客殺雞wèn kè shā jīlit. asking guests whether or not to butcher a chicken for them (idiom); fig. hypocritical show of affection (or hospitality)  
calligraphy小肚鸡肠小肚雞腸xiǎo dù jī chánglit. small belly, chicken's gut (idiom); narrow-minded; petty  
calligraphy指鸡骂狗指雞罵狗zhǐ jī mà gǒufig. to point at the chicken while scolding the dog (idiom); lit. to find a scapegoat  
calligraphy只鸡斗酒隻雞斗酒zhī jī dǒu jiǔlit. a chicken and a bottle of wine (idiom); fig. ready to make an offering to the deceased, or to entertain guests  
calligraphy斗酒只鸡斗酒隻雞dǒu jiǔ zhī jīlit. a chicken and a bottle of wine (idiom); fig. ready to make an offering to the deceased, or to entertain guests  
calligraphy呆若木鸡呆若木雞dāi ruò mù jīlit. dumb as a wooden chicken (idiom); fig. dumbstruck  
calligraphy沐猴而冠沐猴而冠mù hóu ér guànlit. a monkey wearing a hat (idiom); fig. worthless person in imposing attire  
calligraphy比翼双飞比翼雙飛bǐ yì shuāng fēilit. a pair of birds flying close together (idiom); fig. two hearts beating as one; name of a sweet and sour chicken wing dish  
calligraphy心猿意马心猿意馬xīn yuán yì mǎlit. heart like a frisky monkey, mind like a cantering horse (idiom); fig. capricious (derog.); to have ants in one's pants; hyperactive; adventurous and uncontrollable  
calligraphy前怕狼后怕虎前怕狼後怕虎qián pà láng hòu pà hǔlit. to fear the wolf in front and the tiger behind (idiom); fig. needless fears; scare mongering; reds under the beds  
calligraphy杀鸡取卵殺雞取卵shā jī qǔ luǎnlit. to kill the chicken to get the eggs (idiom); fig. to kill the goose that lays the golden eggs  
calligraphy马骝馬騮mǎ liúmonkey (dialect); little monkey (affectionate term for children, subordinates)  
calligraphy嫁鸡随鸡嫁雞隨雞jià jī suí jīIf you marry a chicken, follow the chicken (idiom); A woman should follow whatever her husband orders.; We must learn to accept the people around us.  
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