"Lenient" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 kuān róng lenient / tolerant / indulgent / charitable / to forgive
 kuān lenient / wide / broad
 kuān dà spacious / wide / lenient
 liú qíng to relent (to spare sb's feelings) / to show mercy or forgiveness / to forbear / lenient
 jiǎ jiè to make use of / to use sth as pretext / under false pretenses / under the guise of / masquerading as / lenient / tolerant / loan character (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 / of forming Chinese characters) / character acquiring meanings by phonetic association / also called phonetic loan
 cóng kuān lenient / leniently
 shǒu ruǎn to be lenient / to relent / to be reluctant to make a hard decision / to think twice
 chāo shēng to exceed the stipulated limit of a birth-control policy / to be reincarnated / to be lenient
 cóng qīng to be lenient (in sentencing)
 wǎng kāi yī miàn open the net on one side (idiom) / let the caged bird fly / to give one's opponent a way out / lenient treatment
 kuān yǐ dài rén to be lenient with others (idiom)
 wǎng kāi sān miàn to leave the net open on three sides (idiom) / let the caged bird fly / to give one's opponent a way out / lenient treatment
 yǎng hǔ shāng shēn Rear a tiger and court disaster. (idiom) / fig. if you're too lenient with sb, he will damage you later / to cherish a snake in one's bosom
 yǎng hǔ yí huàn Rear a tiger and court disaster. (idiom) / fig. if you're too lenient with sb, he will damage you later / to cherish a snake in one's bosom
 yán yǐ zé jǐ kuān yǐ dài rén to be severe with oneself and lenient with others (idiom)
 kuān dà rén ài tolerant and lenient (idiom)
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