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"To tie a knot" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 dǎ jié to tie a knot / to tie
 gē da swelling or lump on skin / pimple / knot / preoccupation / problem
 sǐ jié tight knot / intractable problem
 jié wài shēng zhī a new branch grows out of a knot (idiom) / fig. side issues keep arising
 yù jié to suffer from pent-up frustrations / mental knot / emotional issue
 kuài dāo zhǎn luàn má lit. quick sword cuts through tangled hemp (idiom) / decisive action in a complex situation / cutting the Gordian knot
 jié knot / sturdy / bond / to tie / to bind / to check out (of a hotel)
 shéng jié knot
 jié zi knot (on a rope or string)
 xǐ jié lián lǐ to tie the knot (idiom) / to get married
 chán jié to coil around / knot / to entangle
 dì closely joined / connection / knot
 gē knot
 xié knot / tie a knot
 huán a knot of hair on top of head
 dá a knot (of a rope)
 jiē zi gnarl / knot
 è tree knot
 lèi flaw / knot
 kuài to make a top knot
 kuài dāo duàn luàn má lit. quick sword cuts through tangled hemp (idiom) / decisive action in a complex situation / cutting the Gordian knot
 sǐ jié nán jiě enigmatic knot hard to untie (idiom) / thorny problem / intractable difficulty
 jié shàng shēng zhī a new branch grows out of a knot (idiom) / fig. side issues keep arising
 jié liú knot (in wood)
 jiū jiē diǎn a knot / fig. meeting of many strands
 suǐ jié pith knot (in timber)
 hóng fù bīn yù (bird species of China) red knot (Calidris canutus)
 huó tào noose / running knot
 jié bā gnarl / knot
 lèi flaw / knot
 dà bīn yù (bird species of China) great knot (Calidris tenuirostris)
 hǎo jù hǎo sàn to part without hard feelings (idiom) / to cut the knot as smoothly as you tied it

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