"Tangled" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 jiū jié to intertwine / to band together (with) / to link up (with) / twisted / tangled / confused / to be at a loss
 cuò zōng intricate / complicated / tangled / involved / to synthesize
 luàn pēng pēng disheveled / tangled
 wěn involved / tangled / disorderly / confused / chaotic / Taiwan pr. [wen4]
 jiā zá to mix together (disparate substances) / to mingle / a mix / to be tangled up with
 cuò zōng fù zá tangled and complicated (idiom)
 luàn má lit. tangled skein / in a tremendous muddle / confused
 kuài dāo zhǎn luàn má lit. quick sword cuts through tangled hemp (idiom) / decisive action in a complex situation / cutting the Gordian knot
 wèn involved / tangled / disorderly / confused / chaotic / Taiwan pr. wen4
 cēn cī cuò luò uneven and jumbled (idiom) / irregular and disorderly / in a tangled mess
 bá máo lián rú lit. pull up a plant and the roots follow (idiom) / fig. also involving others / inextricably tangled together / Invite one and he'll tell all his friends.
 tàn lí dé zhū to pluck a pearl from the black dragon (idiom, from Zhuangzi) / fig. to pick out the salient points (from a tangled situation) / to see through to the nub
 kuài dāo duàn luàn má lit. quick sword cuts through tangled hemp (idiom) / decisive action in a complex situation / cutting the Gordian knot
 bá máo rú lit. pull up a plant and the roots follow / fig. also involving others / inextricably tangled together / Invite one and he'll tell all his friends.
 bá máo lián rú lit. pull up a plant and the roots follow (idiom) / fig. also involving others / inextricably tangled together / Invite one and he'll tell all his friends.
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