"Opponent" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 duì shǒu opponent / rival / competitor / (well-matched) adversary / match
 dí shǒu opponent / substantial adversary / worthy match / antagonist / in the enemy's hands
 duì tou (longstanding) opponent / enemy / inimical / adversary / opponent
 zhèng dí political enemy / opponent
 yuān jiā duì tóu enemy (idiom) / opponent / arch-enemy
 duì kàng zhě adversary / opponent
 guò rén to surpass others / outstanding / (basketball, soccer etc) to get past an opponent
 biàn zi plait / braid / pigtail / a mistake or shortcoming that may be exploited by an opponent / handle / CL:根[gen1],條|条[tiao2]
 dé shèng to triumph over an opponent
 jìng dí formidable opponent
 fǎn chuàn (Chinese opera) to play a role outside of one's specialty / (modern) to play a transvestite role / to masquerade as an opponent
 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
 Wáng Shì chōng Wang Shichong (-621), general of late Sui and opponent of early Tang
 huí mǎ qiāng sudden thrust (that catches the opponent off guard)
 jiào zhèn to challenge an opponent to a fight
 miǎo shā (Internet) flash sale / (sports or online gaming) rapid dispatch of an opponent
 bǐng handle or shaft (of an axe etc) / (of a flower, leaf or fruit) stem / sth that affords an advantage to an opponent / classifier for knives or blades
 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
 qí gāo yī zhāo to be a step ahead of the opponent (idiom) / to outsmart one's opponent
 yǐ zǐ zhī máo , gōng zǐ zhī dùn lit. use sb's spear to attack his shield (idiom, derived from Han Feizi 韓非子|韩非子) / turning a weapon against its owner / fig. to attack an opponent using his own devices / hoist with his own petard
 jǐ dào to squeeze (an opponent into third place)
 mài pò zhàn to feign an opening in order to hoodwink the opponent (in a fight, combat etc)
 hóu zi tōu táo "monkey steals the peach" (martial arts), distracting an opponent with one hand and seizing his testicles with the other / (coll.) grabbing sb by the balls
 bù pà shén yī yàng de duì shǒu , jiù pà zhū yī yàng de duì yǒu a boneheaded teammate can do you more harm than the most formidable opponent (idiom)
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