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1痛苦 tòng tong4 ku3pain; suffering; painful; Classifiers:
2 ku3bitter; hardship; pain; to suffer; to bring suffering to; painstakingly
3艰苦 艱苦 jiān jian1 ku3difficult; hard; arduous
4辛苦 xīn xin1 ku3exhausting; hard; tough; arduous; to work hard; to go to a lot of trouble; hardship(s)
5苦难 苦難 nànku3 nan4suffering
6刻苦 ke4 ku3hardworking; assiduous
7艰苦奋斗 艱苦奮鬥 jiān fèn dòujian1 ku3 fen4 dou4to struggle arduously
8苦恼 苦惱 nǎoku3 nao3vexed; distressed
9苦笑 xiàoku3 xiao4to force a smile; a bitter laugh
10贫苦 貧苦 pín pin2 ku3poverty-stricken; poor
11受苦 shòu shou4 ku3to suffer hardship
12苦闷 苦悶 mènku3 men4depressed; dejected; feeling low
13吃苦 chī chi1 ku3to bear hardships
14困苦 kùn kun4 ku3deprivation; distressed; miserable
15苦痛 tòngku3 tong4pain; suffering
16苦心 xīnku3 xin1painstaking effort; to take a lot of trouble; laborious at pains
17苦干 苦幹 gànku3 gan4to work hard
18穷苦 窮苦 qióng qiong2 ku3impoverished; destitute
19劳苦 勞苦 láo lao2 ku3to toil; hard work
20矮脚苦蒿 矮腳苦蒿 ǎi jiǎo hāoai3 jiao3 ku3 hao1see 熊胆草
21爱别离苦 愛別離苦 ài bié ai4 bie2 li2 ku3(Buddhism) the pain of parting with what (or whom) one loves, one of the eight distresses 八苦
22八苦 ba1 ku3the eight distresses - birth, age, sickness, death, parting with what we love, meeting with what we hate, unattained aims, and all the ills of the five skandhas (Buddhism)
23白胸苦恶鸟 白胸苦惡鳥 bái xiōng è niǎobai2 xiong1 ku3 e4 niao3(bird species of China) white-breasted waterhen (Amaurornis phoenicurus)
24悲苦 bēi bei1 ku3forlorn; miserable
25备尝辛苦 備嘗辛苦 bèi cháng xīn bei4 chang2 xin1 ku3to have suffered all kinds of hardships (idiom)
26秘鲁苦蘵 秘魯苦蘵 zhíBi4 lu3 ku3 zhi2Peruvian ground-cherry; cape gooseberry; Physalis peruviana
27变苦 變苦 biàn bian4 ku3to sour; to turn sour; to curdle
28病苦 bìng bing4 ku3pains (of illness); sufferings (esp. in Buddhism)
29不辞劳苦 不辭勞苦 láo bu4 ci2 lao2 ku3to spare no effort
30不辞辛苦 不辭辛苦 xīn bu4 ci2 xin1 ku3to make nothing of hardships
31不经一番风霜苦,难得腊梅吐清香 不經一番風霜苦,難得臘梅吐清香 jīng fān fēng shuāng , nán méi qīng xiāngbu4 jing1 yi1 fan1 feng1 shuang1 ku3 , nan2 de2 la4 mei2 tu3 qing1 xiang1Without once passing through the winter's cold and wind, where would the sweet spring fragrance come from?
32不胜其苦 不勝其苦 shèng bu4 sheng4 qi2 ku3unable to bear the pain (idiom)
33不知甘苦 zhī gān bu4 zhi1 gan1 ku3to not know how difficult it is to make a living (idiom)
34吃得苦中苦,方为人上人 吃得苦中苦,方為人上人 chī zhōng , fāng wéi rén shàng rénchi1 de2 ku3 zhong1 ku3 , fang1 wei2 ren2 shang4 ren2one cannot achieve glory and wealth without having been through trials and tribulations (proverb); no pain, no gain
35吃尽苦头 吃盡苦頭 chī jìn touchi1 jin4 ku3 tou5to suffer many privations (idiom)
36吃苦耐劳 吃苦耐勞 chī nài láochi1 ku3 nai4 lao2hardworking and enduring hardships (idiom)
37吃苦头 吃苦頭 chī touchi1 ku3 tou5to suffer; to suffer for one's actions; to pay dearly; to burn one's fingers
38愁苦 chóu chou2 ku3anxiety; distress
39愁眉苦脸 愁眉苦臉 chóu méi liǎnchou2 mei2 ku3 lian3to look anxious (idiom); to look miserable
40酬其苦志 chóu zhìchou2 qi2 ku3 zhi4to reward sb.'s perseverance (idiom)
41倒苦水 dào shuǐdao4 ku3 shui3to pour out one's grievances
42倒悬之苦 倒懸之苦 dào xuán zhī dao4 xuan2 zhi1 ku3lit. the pain of being hanged upside down (idiom); fig. extremely critical situation; dire straits
43蹲苦窑 蹲苦窯 dūn yáodun1 ku3 yao2(slang) to be behind bars
44二遍苦 èr biàn er4 bian4 ku3second persecution
45访贫问苦 訪貧問苦 fǎng pín wèn fang3 pin2 wen4 ku3to visit the poor and ask about their suffering (idiom)
46分甘共苦 fēn gān gòng fen1 gan1 gong4 ku3to go through thick and thin together (idiom)
47甘苦 gān gan1 ku3good times and hardships; joys and tribulations; for better or for worse
48甘苦与共 甘苦與共 gān gònggan1 ku3 yu3 gong4to share joys and sorrows with sb. (idiom)
49艮苦冰凉 艮苦冰涼 gèn bīng liánggen4 ku3 bing1 liang2stark poverty; great misery; ruthless; relentless; merciless (idiom)
50攻苦食淡 gōng shí dàngong1 ku3 shi2 dan4to work hard and live plainly (idiom)
51孤苦伶仃 líng dīnggu1 ku3 ling2 ding1variant of 孤苦伶仃 ; solitary and impoverished (idiom)
52含辛茹苦 hán xīn han2 xin1 ru2 ku3to suffer every possible torment (idiom); bitter hardship; to bear one's cross
53何苦 he2 ku3why bother?; is it worth the trouble?
54何苦呢 nehe2 ku3 ne5why bother?; is it worth the trouble?
55红脚苦恶鸟 紅腳苦惡鳥 hóng jiǎo è niǎohong2 jiao3 ku3 e4 niao3(bird species of China) brown crake (Amaurornis akool)
56皇天不负苦心人 皇天不負苦心人 huáng tiān xīn rénHuang2 tian1 bu4 fu4 ku3 xin1 ren2Heaven will not disappoint the person who tries (idiom). If you try hard, you're bound to succeed eventually.
57疾苦 ji2 ku3pain and difficulties; suffering (of the people)
58艰苦备尝 艱苦備嘗 jiān bèi chángjian1 ku3 bei4 chang2to have suffered untold hardships (idiom)
59艰苦朴素 艱苦樸素 jiān jian1 ku3 pu3 su4leading a plain, hardworking life (idiom)
60坚苦卓绝 堅苦卓絕 jiān zhuó juéjian1 ku3 zhuo2 jue2extraordinarily arduous (idiom)|||; persisting despite trials and tribulations (idiom); conspicuous determination
61叫苦 jiào jiao4 ku3to whine about hardships; to complain of one's bitter lot; to complain; to grumble
62叫苦不迭 jiào bu diéjiao4 ku3 bu5 die2to complain without stopping (idiom); to bitch endlessly; incessant grievances
63叫苦连天 叫苦連天 jiào lián tiānjiao4 ku3 lian2 tian1to whine on for days (idiom); to endlessly grumble complaints; incessant whining
64救苦救难 救苦救難 jiù jiù nànjiu4 ku3 jiu4 nan4to help the needy and relieve the distressed (idiom)
65刻苦成家 chéng jiāke4 ku3 cheng2 jia1to build up a family by hard work and frugality (idiom)
66刻苦攻关 刻苦攻關 gōng guānke4 ku3 gong1 guan1to storm strongholds in defiance of difficulties; to study very hard (idiom)
67刻苦耐劳 刻苦耐勞 nài láoke4 ku3 nai4 lao2to bear hardships and work hard (idiom); assiduous and long-suffering; hard-working and capable of overcoming adversity
68刻苦努力 ke4 ku3 nu3 li4assiduous; taking great pains
69刻苦学习 刻苦學習 xué ke4 ku3 xue2 xi2to study hard; assiduous
70刻苦钻研 刻苦鑽研 zuān yánke4 ku3 zuan1 yan2to study diligently
71苦艾 àiku3 ai4wormwood; Artemisia absinthium
72苦艾酒 ài jiǔku3 ai4 jiu3absinthe (distilled anise-based liquor)
73苦熬 áoku3 ao2to endure (years of suffering)
74苦巴苦挨 áiku3 ba1 ku3 ai2bearing great suffering; sustaining one hardship after another (idiom)
75苦不唧 bu ku3 bu5 ji1slightly bitter
76苦不唧儿 苦不唧兒 bu rku3 bu5 ji1 r5erhua variant of 苦不唧
77苦菜花 cài huāKu3 Cai4 hua1Bitter Cauliflower, 1954 socialist realist novel by Feng Deying 冯德英 loosely based on Maxim Gorky's Mother, made into a 1967 film by Li Ang
78苦差 chāiku3 chai1hard task; difficult mission; arduous and unrewarding undertaking; drudgery; grind; chore
79苦差事 chāi shiku3 chai1 shi5see 苦差
80苦楚 chǔku3 chu3suffering; misery; pain (esp. psychological)
81苦处 苦處 chuku3 chu5suffering; distress
82苦大仇深 chóu shēnku3 da4 chou2 shen1great bitterness, deep hatred (idiom); deeply ingrained long-standing resentment
83苦待 dàiku3 dai4treat harshly
84苦胆 苦膽 dǎnku3 dan3gall bladder
85苦迭打 dié ku3 die2 da3coup d'état (loanword)
86苦读寒窗 苦讀寒窗 hán chuāngku3 du2 han2 chuang1to persevere in one's studies in spite of hardships (idiom)
87苦甘 gānku3 gan1bitter sweet
88苦根 gēnku3 gen1underlying cause of poverty
89苦功 gōngku3 gong1hard labor (in penal code); coolie; hard work; laborious effort; painstaking work
90苦瓜 guāku3 gua1bitter melon (bitter gourd, balsam pear, balsam apple, leprosy gourd, bitter cucumber)
91苦瓜脸 苦瓜臉 guā liǎnku3 gua1 lian3sour expression on one's face
92苦果 guǒku3 guo3lit. bitter fruit; fig. painful consequence
93苦哈哈 ku3 ha1 ha1to have difficulty getting by; to struggle (financially etc)
94苦海 hǎiku3 hai3lit. sea of bitterness; abyss of worldly suffering (Buddhist term); depths of misery
95苦海茫茫 hǎi máng mángku3 hai3 mang2 mang2sea of bitterness is vast (idiom)
96苦海无边,回头是岸 苦海無邊,回頭是岸 hǎi biān , huí tóu shì ànku3 hai3 wu2 bian1 , hui2 tou2 shi4 an4The sea of bitterness has no bounds, turn your head to see the shore (idiom). Only Buddhist enlightenment can allow one to shed off the abyss of worldly suffering.; Repent and ye shall be saved!
97苦寒 hánku3 han2bitter cold
98苦活 huóku3 huo2bitter work; sweated labor
99苦活儿 苦活兒 huó rku3 huo2 r5erhua variant of 苦活
100苦集灭道 苦集滅道 miè dàoku3 ji2 mie4 dao4the Four Noble Truths (Budd.), namely: all life is suffering , the cause of suffering is desire , emancipation comes only by eliminating passions , the way to emancipation is the Eight-fold Noble Way 八正道 ; also called 四谛
101苦谏 苦諫 jiànku3 jian4to admonish strenuously
102苦尽甘来 苦盡甘來 jìn gān láiku3 jin4 gan1 lai2bitterness finishes, sweetness begins (idiom); the hard times are over, the good times just beginning
103苦境 jìngku3 jing4grievance; dire straits
104苦菊 ku3 ju2endive
105苦苣 ku3 ju4endive
106苦口 kǒuku3 kou3lit. bitter taste (cf good medicine tastes bitter 良药苦口 ); fig. earnestly (of warning, advice)
107苦口婆心 kǒu xīnku3 kou3 po2 xin1earnest and well-meaning advice (idiom); to persuade patiently
108苦口相劝 苦口相勸 kǒu xiāng quànku3 kou3 xiang1 quan4to earnestly advise (idiom)
109苦苦 ku3 ku3strenuously; persistently; hard; painful
110苦苦哀求 āi qiúku3 ku3 ai1 qiu2to entreat piteously; to implore
111苦苦相逼 xiāng ku3 ku3 xiang1 bi1to compel; to force persistently (idiom)
112苦苦相求 xiāng qiúku3 ku3 xiang1 qiu2to entreat; to urge persistently (idiom)
113苦况 苦況 kuàngku3 kuang4wretched state; miserable plight
114苦劳 苦勞 láoku3 lao2toil; hard work
115苦乐不均 苦樂不均 jūnku3 le4 bu4 jun1joy and sorrow are not balanced (idiom)
116苦力 ku3 li4bitter work; hard toil; (loanword) coolie, unskilled Chinese laborer in colonial times
117苦里呱叽 苦裡呱嘰 li guā ku3 li5 gua1 ji1bitter (idiom)
118苦楝 liànku3 lian4to train hard; to practice diligently; hard work; blood, sweat, and tears; chinaberry (Melia azedarach)
119苦苓 língku3 ling2chinaberry (Melia azedarach)
120苦荬菜 苦蕒菜 mǎi càiku3 mai3 cai4Ixeris denticulata
121苦命 mìngku3 ming4hard lot; bitter fate; unfortunate
122苦难深重 苦難深重 nàn shēn zhòngku3 nan4 shen1 zhong4deep grief; extensive sorrow
123苦情 qíngku3 qing2wretched situation; plight; wretched; miserable
124苦趣 ku3 qu4wretched feelings (opposite: 乐趣 , delight)
125苦日子 ziku3 ri4 zi5hard times
126苦肉计 苦肉計 ròu ku3 rou4 ji4the trick of injuring oneself to gain the enemy's confidence; Classifiers:
127苦涩 苦澀 ku3 se4bitter and astringent; pained; agonized
128苦参 苦參 shēnku3 shen1liquorice (Sophora flavescens), with roots used in TCM
129苦事 shìku3 shi4hard job; arduous task
130苦水 shuǐku3 shui3bitter water (e.g. mineral water containing sulfates); suffering; digestive fluids rising from stomach to the mouth; fig. bitter complaint
131苦思 ku3 si1to think hard; bitter thoughts; to pour out one's sufferings
132苦思冥想 míng xiǎngku3 si1 ming2 xiang3to consider from all angles (idiom); to think hard; to rack one's brains
133苦头 苦頭 touku3 tou5sufferings
134苦味 wèiku3 wei4bitter taste; bitterness
135苦心揣摩 xīn chuǎi ku3 xin1 chuai3 mo2painstakingly progress through trial and error (idiom)
136苦心孤诣 苦心孤詣 xīn ku3 xin1 gu1 yi4to make painstaking efforts (idiom); after much trouble; to work hard at sth
137苦心经营 苦心經營 xīn jīng yíngku3 xin1 jing1 ying2to build up an enterprise through painstaking efforts
138苦刑 xíngku3 xing2ascetic practice; torture; corporal punishment (traditionally involving mutilation or amputation)
139苦行赎罪 苦行贖罪 xíng shú zuìku3 xing2 shu2 zui4penance (to atone for a sin)
140苦杏仁苷 xìng rén gānku3 xing4 ren2 gan1amygdalin
141苦学深思 苦學深思 xué shēn ku3 xue2 shen1 si1to study hard and think deeply (idiom)
142苦窑 苦窯 yáoku3 yao2(slang) prison
143苦药良针 苦藥良針 yào liáng zhēnku3 yao4 liang2 zhen1salutary advice (idiom)
144苦役 ku3 yi4forced labor; corvée; penal servitude
145苦因 yīnku3 yin1affliction
146苦雨凄风 苦雨凄風 fēngku3 yu3 qi1 feng1bitter and hard life (idiom)
147苦战 苦戰 zhànku3 zhan4bitter struggle; hard battle; arduous effort
148苦蘵 zhíku3 zhi2cutleaf ground-cherry; Physalis angulata
149苦衷 zhōngku3 zhong1secret trouble; sorrow; difficulties
150苦中作乐 苦中作樂 zhōng zuò ku3 zhong1 zuo4 le4to find joy in sorrows (idiom); to enjoy sth in spite of one's suffering
151苦竹 zhúku3 zhu2bitter bamboo (Pleioblastus amarus)
152苦主 zhǔku3 zhu3victim's family (esp. in murder case)
153劳苦功高 勞苦功高 láo gōng gāolao2 ku3 gong1 gao1to work hard and perform valuable service (idiom)
154劳心苦思 勞心苦思 láo xīn lao2 xin1 ku3 si1to rack one's brains; to think hard
155离苦得乐 離苦得樂 li2 ku3 de2 le4to abandon suffering and obtain happiness (Buddhism)
156良工苦心 liáng gōng xīnliang2 gong1 ku3 xin1to work embodying one's utmost effort (idiom)
157良工心苦 liáng gōng xīn liang2 gong1 xin1 ku3expert craft from hard practice (idiom); hard-won skill; A masterpiece demands suffering.
158良苦用心 liáng yòng xīnliang2 ku3 yong4 xin1to ponder earnestly; to give a lot of thought to sth
159良药苦口 良藥苦口 liáng yào kǒuliang2 yao4 ku3 kou3good medicine tastes bitter (idiom); fig. frank criticism is hard to swallow
160氯化苦 huà lu:4 hua4 ku3chloropicrin
161埋头苦干 埋頭苦幹 mái tóu gànmai2 tou2 ku3 gan4to bury oneself in work (idiom); to be engrossed in work; to make an all-out effort; up to the neck in work
162卖苦力 賣苦力 mài mai4 ku3 li4to make a hard living as unskilled laborer
163卖苦力气 賣苦力氣 mài qimai4 ku3 li4 qi5to make a living by hard physical work (idiom)
164萌黎疾苦 méng meng2 li2 ji2 ku3the suffering of the masses (idiom)
165冥思苦索 míng suǒming2 si1 ku3 suo3to mull over (idiom); to think long and hard
166冥思苦想 míng xiǎngming2 si1 ku3 xiang3to consider from all angles (idiom); to think hard; to rack one's brains
167命苦 mìng ming4 ku3to be born under an ill star
168皮肉之苦 ròu zhī pi2 rou4 zhi1 ku3physical pain; lit. skin and flesh suffer
169凄风苦雨 淒風苦雨 fēng qi1 feng1 ku3 yu3lit. mourning the wind and bewailing the rain; fig. in a wretched plight; miserable circumstances
170凄苦 悽苦 qi1 ku3bleak; miserable
171千辛万苦 千辛萬苦 qiān xīn wàn qian1 xin1 wan4 ku3to suffer untold hardships (idiom); trials and tribulations; with difficulty; after some effort
172勤奋刻苦 勤奮刻苦 qín fèn qin2 fen4 ke4 ku3diligent; assiduous
173勤苦 qín qin2 ku3hardworking; assiduous
174勤学苦练 勤學苦練 qín xué liànqin2 xue2 ku3 lian4to study diligently; to train assiduously
175清苦 qīng qing1 ku3destitute but honest; poor and simple; spartan; austere
176穷思苦想 窮思苦想 qióng xiǎngqiong2 si1 ku3 xiang3to think hard (idiom); to give sth much thought
177茹苦含辛 hán xīnru2 ku3 han2 xin1bitter hardship; to bear one's cross
178煞费苦心 煞費苦心 shà fèi xīnsha4 fei4 ku3 xin1to take a lot of trouble (idiom); painstaking; at the cost of a lot of effort
179受尽苦楚 受盡苦楚 shòu jìn chǔshou4 jin4 ku3 chu3to have suffered enough from (idiom)
180受苦受难 受苦受難 shòu shòu nànshou4 ku3 shou4 nan4to live in misery; to suffer all the hardship there is (idiom)
181说苦道难 說苦道難 shuō dào nànshuo1 ku3 dao4 nan4to tell all one's woes (idiom)
182诉苦 訴苦 su4 ku3to grumble; to complain; grievance
183诉苦诉冤 訴苦訴冤 yuānsu4 ku3 su4 yuan1to voice one's grievances and wrongs (idiom)
184酸甜苦辣 suān tián suan1 tian2 ku3 la4sour, sweet, bitter and spicy hot; fig. the joys and sorrows of life
185踏实苦干 踏實苦幹 shi gànta1 shi5 ku3 gan4down-to-earth effort (idiom)
186同甘共苦 tóng gān gòng tong2 gan1 gong4 ku3shared delights and common hardships (idiom); to share life's joys and sorrows; for better or for worse
187同甘苦 tóng gān tong2 gan1 ku3to share joys and sorrows; sharing good times and hard times; same as 同甘共苦
188吐苦水 shuǐtu3 ku3 shui3to have bitter digestive fluids rising to the mouth; fig. to complain bitterly; to pour out one's sufferings
189脱离苦海 脫離苦海 tuō hǎituo1 li2 ku3 hai3to escape from the abyss of suffering; to shed off a wretched plight
190挖苦 wa1 ku3to speak sarcastically; to make cutting remarks
191万分痛苦 萬分痛苦 wàn fēn tòng wan4 fen1 tong4 ku3excruciating
192先苦后乐 先苦後樂 xiān hòu xian1 ku3 hou4 le4to be the first to bear hardships, the last to enjoy comforts (idiom)
193小洞不补大洞吃苦 小洞不補大洞吃苦 xiǎo dòng dòng chī xiao3 dong4 bu4 bu3 da4 dong4 chi1 ku3A small hole not plugged will make you suffer a big hole (idiom); a stitch in time saves nine
194小洞不堵,大洞吃苦 xiǎo dòng , dòng chī xiao3 dong4 bu4 du3 , da4 dong4 chi1 ku3A small hole not plugged will make you suffer a big hole (idiom); A stitch in time saves nine.
195小洞不堵,大洞受苦 xiǎo dòng , dòng shòu xiao3 dong4 bu4 du3 , da4 dong4 shou4 ku3A small hole not plugged will make you suffer a big hole (idiom); A stitch in time saves nine.
196辛辛苦苦 xīn xīn xin1 xin1 ku3 ku3painstakingly; with great trouble
197学习刻苦 學習刻苦 xué xue2 xi2 ke4 ku3to study hard; assiduous
198哑巴吃黄连,有苦说不出 啞巴吃黃連,有苦說不出 ba chī huáng lián , yǒu shuō bu chūya3 ba5 chi1 huang2 lian2 , you3 ku3 shuo1 bu5 chu1to be forced to suffer in silence (idiom); unable to speak of one's bitter suffering; sometimes written 啞子吃黃連哑子吃黄连有苦说不出
199咽干口苦 咽乾口苦 yān gān kǒu yan1 gan1 kou3 ku3dry throat with a bitter taste
200忆苦饭 憶苦飯 fànyi4 ku3 fan4unsavory meal taken in remembrance of past hardships; fig. poor-tasting meal
201忆苦思甜 憶苦思甜 tiányi4 ku3 si1 tian2to view one's past as miserable and one's present as happy (idiom)
202淫思苦虑 淫思苦慮 yín yin2 si1 ku3 lu:4to think deeply and consider earnestly (idiom)
203用心良苦 yòng xīn liáng yong4 xin1 liang2 ku3to ponder earnestly; to give a lot of thought to sth
204忧苦以终 憂苦以終 yōu zhōngyou1 ku3 yi3 zhong1worried to death (idiom)
205有苦说不出 有苦說不出 yǒu shuō bu chūyou3 ku3 shuo1 bu5 chu1having unspeakable bitter suffering; (often used after 哑巴吃黄连 )
206又苦又甜 yòu yòu tiányou4 ku3 you4 tian2bittersweet (idiom)
207浴血苦战 浴血苦戰 xuè zhànyu4 xue4 ku3 zhan4a blood soaked and hard-fought struggle (idiom)
208冤苦 yuān yuan1 ku3suffering from injustice
209舟车之苦 舟車之苦 zhōu chē zhī zhou1 che1 zhi1 ku3hardships of a journey (idiom)
210装穷叫苦 裝窮叫苦 zhuāng qióng jiào zhuang1 qiong2 jiao4 ku3to feign and complain bitterly of being poverty stricken (idiom)
211自食苦果 shí guǒzi4 shi2 ku3 guo3see 自食恶果
212自讨苦吃 自討苦吃 tǎo chīzi4 tao3 ku3 chi1to ask for trouble (idiom); to make a rod for one's own back
213自找苦吃 zhǎo chīzi4 zhao3 ku3 chi1to bring trouble on oneself
214嘴甜心苦 zuǐ tián xīn zui3 tian2 xin1 ku3sweet mouth, bitter heart (idiom); insincere flattery

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