"Gain" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 chéng guǒ result / achievement / gain / profit / CL:個|个[ge4]
 hǎo chu benefit / advantage / gain / profit / also pr. [hao3 chu4] / CL:個|个[ge4]
 shōu huò to harvest / to reap / to gain / crop / harvest / profit / gain / bonus / reward
 yíng lì profit / gain
 huò qǔ to gain / to get / to acquire
 yíng dé to win / to gain
 yíng lì gain / profit / to make a profit
 bó dé to win / to gain
 gōng zhàn to seize control of (an enemy position) / (fig.) to take by storm / to gain (awards, control of a market etc)
 zēng yì to increase / gain (electronics) / (gaming) buff
 dé to obtain / to get / to gain / to catch (a disease) / proper / suitable / proud / contented / to allow / to permit / ready / finished
 móu lì to make a profit / to gain / to get an advantage
 lì dé profit / gain
 shí lì advantage / gain / net profit
 tái tóu to raise one's head / to gain ground / account name, or space for writing the name on checks, bills etc
 jiàn shi to gain first-hand knowledge of sth / to experience for oneself / knowledge / experience / insight
 qīn rù to make (military) incursions / to invade / to intrude into / to trespass / to gain unauthorized access (computing)
 biāo dì target / aim / objective / what one hopes to gain
 piàn qǔ to gain by cheating
 móu lì to gain profit (by underhand means) / to exploit / exploitation
 qiǎng tān to make an amphibious assault / to seize a beachhead / to gain a foothold in (a new market)
 zhān rǎn to pollute (often fig.) / to be infected by / to gain a small advantage
 sī lì personal gain / (one's own) selfish interest
 xiān fā zhì rén to gain the initiative by striking first (idiom) / to preempt / to anticipate / preemptive
 qīng qǔ to beat easily / to gain an easy victory
 tòng shī to suffer the painful loss of (a loved one etc) / to miss out on (an opportunity) / to fail to gain (victory etc)
 xùn sī wǔ bì to abuse one's position for personal gain (idiom)
 zhàn shàng fēng to take the lead / to gain the upper hand
 tián dàn quiet and contented / indifferent to fame or gain
 móu qǔ to gain profit (by underhand means) / to exploit / see also 謀取|谋取[mou2 qu3]
 lì yòu to use gain as a lure
 qiāo kāi to get sth open by tapping or striking it / (figuratively, when followed by sth like ∼的大門|∼的大门) to open the door to ~ / to gain access to ~
 huàn zhèng to renew a certificate (ID card etc) / to leave an ID at the desk to gain entrance
 yǐ quán móu sī to use one's position for personal gain (idiom)
 shè shì to see the world / to go out into society / to gain experience
 zhǎng jiàn shi to gain knowledge and experience
 xiān shēng duó rén to gain the upper hand by a show of strength
 pá shēng to rise / to ascend / to climb (airplane etc) / to go up (sales figures etc) / to gain promotion
 dūn diǎn (of a cadre etc) to work for a period of time with a grassroots unit to gain firsthand experience / (dialect) taking a crap
 xióng qǐ (cry of encouragement) / to arise / to stand up / to gain the ascendancy / Come on!
 qǐ qiú to seek for / to hope to gain / desirous
 jiàn lì wàng yì to see profit and forget morality (idiom) / to act from mercenary considerations / to sell one's soul for gain
 zǒu hòu mén lit. to enter by the back door / fig. to gain influence by pull or unofficial channels / back door or under the counter connections
 sǔn rén lì jǐ harming others for one's personal benefit (idiom) / personal gain to the detriment of others
 kǔ ròu jì the trick of injuring oneself to gain the enemy's confidence / CL:條|条[tiao2]
 shùn shǒu qiān yáng lit. to lead away a goat in passing (idiom) / to steal sth under cover of an emergency / to take advantage of a crisis for personal gain
 zuān yíng toadying for personal gain / to curry favor / to study in great depth
 lāo yī bǎ to profiteer / to gain some underhand advantage
 zì dòng zēng yì kòng zhì automatic gain control
 tào jiāo qing to try to gain sb's friendship
 yíng sī to gain from corrupt dealing / to engage in graft / to feather one's nest
 zuān to drill / to bore / to get into / to make one's way into / to enter (a hole) / to thread one's way through / to study intensively / to dig into / to curry favor for personal gain
 yī wú suǒ huò to gain nothing / to end up empty-handed
 xiān xià shǒu wéi qiáng strike first and gain the upper hand (idiom, martial arts term) / Making the first move is an advantage.
 hún shuǐ mō yú to fish in troubled water (idiom) / to take advantage of a crisis for personal gain
 hún shuǐ mō yú to fish in troubled water (idiom) / to take advantage of a crisis for personal gain / also written 渾水摸魚|浑水摸鱼
 bù jīng yī shì bù zhǎng yī zhì you can't gain knowledge without practice / wisdom comes from experience
 bù jīng yī shì You can't gain knowledge without practical experience (idiom) / wisdom only comes with experience
 shēng guān fā cái to be promoted and gain wealth (idiom)
 jiàn qián yǎn kāi to open one's eyes wide at the sight of profit (idiom) / thinking of nothing but personal gain / money-grubbing
 chù dòu mán zhēng constant bickering and fighting (idiom) / constantly at each other's throats / struggle for personal gain
 táng láng bǔ chán the mantis stalks the cicada, unaware of the oriole behind (idiom, from Daoist classic Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子) / to pursue a narrow gain while neglecting a greater danger
 zhēng míng duó lì to fight for fame, grab profit (idiom) / scrambling for fame and wealth / only interested in personal gain
 lāo yóu shuǐ (coll.) to gain profit (usu. by underhand means)
 bù rù hǔ xué yān dé hǔ zǐ how can you catch tiger cubs without entering the tiger's lair / nothing venture / nothing to gain or have
 bù láo wú huò no pain, no gain (idiom)
 bù jīng yī shì , bù zhǎng yī zhì You can't gain knowledge without practical experience (idiom) / wisdom only comes with experience
 tōu jī bù chéng shí bǎ mǐ lit. to try to steal a chicken only to end up losing the rice used to lure it (idiom) / fig. to try to gain an advantage only to end up worse off / to go for wool and come back shorn
 lì yì shū sòng to make use of one's position to gain profit for oneself or one's associates
 jiào xiǎng to gain fame and success
 shī zhī dōng yú , shōu zhī sāng yú to lose at sunrise but gain at sunset (idiom) / to compensate later for one's earlier loss / what you lose on the swings you gain on the roundabouts
 lāo dào cǎo to fish for a straw / futile attempt to gain profit
 fú lì mere worldly, superficial gain, such as wealth and fame
 wěn ná a sure gain / sth one is sure to obtain
 táng láng bǔ chán the mantis stalks the cicada, unaware of the oriole behind (idiom, from Daoist classic Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子) / to pursue a narrow gain while neglecting a greater danger
 táng láng bǔ chán , huáng què zài hòu The mantis stalks the cicada, unaware of the oriole behind (idiom, from Daoist classic Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子) / to pursue a narrow gain while neglecting a greater danger
便 tǎo pián yi to look for a bargain / to seek advantage / to try to gain at expense of others
 rén cái huí liú brain gain
线 tiān xiàn zēng yì gain of antenna / antenna gain
 táng láng bǔ chán , huáng què zài hòu the mantis stalks the cicada, unaware of the oriole behind (idiom, from Daoist classic Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子) / to pursue a narrow gain while neglecting a greater danger
 yǒu suǒ dé bì yǒu suǒ shī there is no gain without a loss (idiom) / there is no such thing as a free meal
 kǎo jìn to gain entry by passing an exam / to be admitted to (a college etc)
 chī dé kǔ zhōng kǔ , fāng wéi rén shàng rén one cannot achieve glory and wealth without having been through trials and tribulations (proverb) / no pain, no gain
 shī yí cháng jì yǐ zhì yí "learn from the foreigners in order to gain command of them", idea advocated by Wei Yuan 魏源[Wei4 Yuan2]
 zhàn wěn jiǎo bù to gain a firm foothold / (fig.) to get oneself established
 zhàn wěn jiǎo gēn to stand firmly / to gain a foothold / to establish oneself
 zhòng lì qīng yì to value material gain over righteousness
 zhòng yì qīng lì to value righteousness rather than material gain (idiom)
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