"Submissive" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 gǒng shǒu to cup one's hands in obeisance or greeting / (fig.) submissive
 dī méi shùn yǎn docile / submissive
 rú rěn compliant / submissive
 ruò shòu submissive / yielding / weak / opposite: 強攻|强攻, dominant
 wēn liáng rěn ràng submissive / accommodating
 fú fu tiē tiē submissive / docile / obedient
 dī shǒu xià xīn to be fawningly submissive (idiom)
 chōng yì to defer to / to be submissive
 xí fù áo chéng pó lit. even a submissive daughter-in-law will one day become a domineering mother-in-law (idiom) / fig. the oppressed will become the oppressor / what goes around comes around
 qiān yī bǎi shùn totally submissive (idiom)
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