Chinese symbols/words listed alphabetically


Find a way out of an impasse

Chinese text: 置之死地而後生

The meanings in Chinese:

Find a way out of an impasse.

fight desperately when confronting mortal danger

place somebody on field of death and he will fight to live

(based on Sunzi's Art of War -
deploy troops in such a way as to leave no room
for maneuver or route for escape so that the soldiers
will fight for their dear lives out of desperation
and eventually win the battle)

combination of characters:

place at

pronunciation:
zhi~4


this, that

pronunciation:
zhi~1


death

pronunciation:
si~3


ground

pronunciation:
di~4


and then

pronunciation:
er~2


afterwards

pronunciation:
hou~4


live

pronunciation:
sheng~1

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Chinese Proverbs Collection

related keywords:
survive
battle
Art of War


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