"Loves" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 tóng bìng xiāng lián fellow sufferers empathize with each other (idiom) / misery loves company
 lǎo mǎ liàn zhàn lit. the old horse loves his stable / fig. sb old but reluctant to relinquish their post (idiom)
 ài bié lí kǔ (Buddhism) the pain of parting with what (or whom) one loves, one of the eight distresses 八苦[ba1 ku3]
 jiàn liè xīn xǐ lit. seeing others go hunting, one is excited by memories of the thrill of the hunt (idiom) / fig. seeing others do what one loves to do, one is inspired to try it again
 ài měi zhī xīn , rén jiē yǒu zhī everyone loves beauty (idiom)
 wǔ jiǎng sì měi sān rè ài the five emphases, four beauties and three loves (PRC policy introduced in 1981, including emphasis on manners, beauty of language and love of socialism)
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