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Talking Chinese English Dictionary

Talking Chinese<->English dictionary with pinyin, English definition, pronunciation, variants, stroke animation, stroke order image, and sample sentences.
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IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
IDChineseTrad.PinyinPlainPYEnglish Definition
1 qiāoqiao1to hit; to strike; to tap; to rap; to knock; to rip sb off; to overcharge
2敲门 敲門 qiāo ménqiao1 men2to knock on a door
3推敲 tuī qiāotui1 qiao1to think over
4不做亏心事,不怕鬼敲门 不做虧心事,不怕鬼敲門 zuò kuī xīn shì , guǐ qiāo ménbu4 zuo4 kui1 xin1 shi4 , bu4 pa4 gui3 qiao1 men2He who never wrongs others does not fear the knock in the night.; Rest with a clear conscience.
5零打碎敲 líng suì qiāoling2 da3 sui4 qiao1to do things in bits and pieces (idiom); piecemeal work
6零敲碎打 líng qiāo suì ling2 qiao1 sui4 da3to do things in bits and pieces (idiom); piecemeal work
7旁敲侧击 旁敲側擊 páng qiāo pang2 qiao1 ce4 ji1to make insinuations; to take an indirect approach (in making inquiries) (idiom)
8平生不做亏心事,半夜敲门心不惊 平生不做虧心事,半夜敲門心不驚 píng shēng zuò kuī xīn shì , bàn qiāo mén xīn jīngping2 sheng1 bu4 zuo4 kui1 xin1 shi4 , ban4 ye4 qiao1 men2 xin1 bu4 jing1He who never wrongs others does not fear the knock in the night.; Rest with a clear conscience.
9敲背 qiāo bèiqiao1 bei4back-knocking massage
10敲边鼓 敲邊鼓 qiāo biān qiao1 bian1 gu3to back sb up; to support sb in an argument; (lit. to beat nearby drum)
11敲打 qiāo qiao1 da3to beat sb; to beat (a drum)
12敲打锣鼓 敲打鑼鼓 qiāo luó qiao1 da3 luo2 gu3lit. to beat a gong; fig. to irritate sb; a provocation
13敲大背 qiāo bèiqiao1 da4 bei4to have sex with a prostitute
14敲钉钻脚 敲釘鑽腳 qiāo dīng zuān jiǎoqiao1 ding1 zuan1 jiao3to make doubly sure (idiom)
15敲定 qiāo dìngqiao1 ding4to come to a decision; to fix on (a date etc); to determine; to finalize; to nail down (a deal etc)
16敲击 敲擊 qiāo qiao1 ji1to pound; to rap
17敲开 敲開 qiāo kāiqiao1 kai1to get sth open by tapping or striking it; (figuratively, when followed by sth like ∼∼的大门 ) to open the door to ~; to gain access to ~
18敲锣 敲鑼 qiāo luóqiao1 luo2to beat a gong
19敲锣打鼓 敲鑼打鼓 qiāo luó qiao1 luo2 da3 gu3to beat gongs and sound drums (idiom)
20敲门打户 敲門打戶 qiāo mén qiao1 men2 da3 hu4to knock at doors (idiom)
21敲门砖 敲門磚 qiāo mén zhuānqiao1 men2 zhuan1lit. a brick as a door knocker (idiom); fig. a temporary expedient; to use sb as a stepping stone to fortune
22敲敲打打 qiāo qiāo qiao1 qiao1 da3 da3to make a continual banging sound; (fig.) to provoke with words
23敲入 qiāo qiao1 ru4to key in; to input
24敲丧钟 敲喪鐘 qiāo sāng zhōngqiao1 sang1 zhong1a knell
25敲山震虎 qiāo shān zhèn qiao1 shan1 zhen4 hu3a deliberate show of strength as a warning
26敲响 敲響 qiāo xiǎngqiao1 xiang3to sound a bell; to raise the alarm
27敲小背 qiāo xiǎo bèiqiao1 xiao3 bei4to be masturbated by a prostitute
28敲榨 qiāo zhàqiao1 zha4to rip off; to extort (money); extortion; blackmail; to press (fruit); variant of 敲诈
29敲诈勒索 敲詐勒索 qiāo zhà suǒqiao1 zha4 le4 suo3extortion and blackmail (idiom)
30敲诈勒索罪 敲詐勒索罪 qiāo zhà suǒ zuìqiao1 zha4 le4 suo3 zui4extortion and blackmail
31敲诈罪 敲詐罪 qiāo zhà zuìqiao1 zha4 zui4extortion
32敲钟 敲鐘 qiāo zhōngqiao1 zhong1to sound a bell; (of a clock) to chime
33敲中背 qiāo zhōng bèiqiao1 zhong1 bei4to receive oral sex from a prostitute
34敲竹杠 敲竹槓 qiāo zhú gàngqiao1 zhu2 gang4extortion by taking advantage of sb's weakness
35敲锣边儿 敲鑼邊兒 qiāo luó biān erqiao1 luo2 bian1 er5to strike the edge of the gong; (fig.) to stir the pot (i.e. cause or exacerbate a dispute)

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