Talking Chinese English Dictionary

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IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
1 qiǎngqiang3to force; to compel; to strive; to make an effort; variant of
2强迫 強迫 qiǎng qiang3 po4to compel; to force
3勉强 勉強 miǎn qiǎngmian3 qiang3to do with difficulty; to force sb to do sth; reluctant; barely enough
4牛不喝水强按头 牛不喝水強按頭 niú shuǐ qiǎng àn tóuniu2 bu4 he1 shui3 qiang3 an4 tou2lit. to try to make an ox drink by forcing its head down to the water (idiom); fig. to try to impose one's will on sb
5强撑 強撐 qiǎng chēngqiang3 cheng1to use all one's willpower (to do sth); to hang in there
6勉勉强强 勉勉強強 miǎn miǎn qiǎng qiǎngmian3 mian3 qiang3 qiang3to achieve with difficulty; only just up to the task; barely adequate
7牵强 牽強 qiān qiǎngqian1 qiang3far-fetched; implausible (chain of reasoning)
8牵强附会 牽強附會 qiān qiǎng huìqian1 qiang3 fu4 hui4to make an irrelevant comparison or interpretation (idiom)
9强逼 強逼 qiǎng qiang3 bi1to compel; to force
10强辩 強辯 qiǎng biànqiang3 bian4to argue strenuously or with sophistry; to quibble
11强辩到底 強辯到底 qiǎng biàn dào qiang3 bian4 dao4 di3to argue endlessly; to try to have the last word
12强辩饰非 強辯飾非 qiǎng biàn shì fēiqiang3 bian4 shi4 fei1to cover up faults with flowery words (idiom)
13强词夺理 強詞奪理 qiǎng duó qiang3 ci2 duo2 li3to twist words and force logic (idiom); sophistry; loud rhetoric making up for fallacious argument; shoving false arguments down people's throats
14强拉 強拉 qiǎng qiang3 la1to drag (sb) along (to a place); to yank
15强买强卖 強買強賣 qiǎng mǎi qiǎng màiqiang3 mai3 qiang3 mai4to force sb to buy or sell; to trade using coercion
16强扭的瓜不甜 強扭的瓜不甜 qiǎng niǔ de guā tiánqiang3 niu3 de5 gua1 bu4 tian2lit. if you have to use force to break a melon off the vine, it won't taste sweet (because it's only when the melon is ripe that it can be removed with just a slight twist) (idiom); fig. if sth is not meant to be, it's no use trying to force it to happen
17强迫观念 強迫觀念 qiǎng guān niànqiang3 po4 guan1 nian4compelling notion; obsession
18强迫劳动 強迫勞動 qiǎng láo dòngqiang3 po4 lao2 dong4forced labor (as punishment in criminal case)
19强迫性 強迫性 qiǎng xìngqiang3 po4 xing4compulsive; obsessive
20强迫性储物症 強迫性儲物症 qiǎng xìng chǔ zhèngqiang3 po4 xing4 chu3 wu4 zheng4compulsive hoarding
21强迫性性行为 強迫性性行為 qiǎng xìng xìng xíng wéiqiang3 po4 xing4 xing4 xing2 wei2sexual obsession
22强迫症 強迫症 qiǎng zhèngqiang3 po4 zheng4obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
23强求 強求 qiǎng qiúqiang3 qiu2to insist on; to demand; to impose
24强人所难 強人所難 qiǎng rén suǒ nánqiang3 ren2 suo3 nan2to force someone to do something
25强颜欢笑 強顏歡笑 qiǎng yán huān xiàoqiang3 yan2 huan1 xiao4to pretend to look happy; to force oneself to smile
26强征 強徵 qiǎng zhēngqiang3 zheng1to press into service; to impress; to commandeer
27强作欢笑 強作歡笑 qiǎng zuò huān xiàoqiang3 zuo4 huan1 xiao4to force a smile (idiom)
28强作解人 強作解人 qiǎng zuò jiě rénqiang3 zuo4 jie3 ren2to pretend to be in the know (idiom)
29强作怜悯 強作憐憫 qiǎng zuò lián mǐnqiang3 zuo4 lian2 min3to strain one's sympathy (idiom)
30强作笑容 強作笑容 qiǎng zuò xiào róngqiang3 zuo4 xiao4 rong2to force a smile (idiom)
31隐蔽强迫下载 隱蔽強迫下載 yǐn qiǎng xià zàiyin3 bi4 qiang3 po4 xia4 zai4drive-by download (a form of malware booby-trap); silent drive-by download

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