bànjīn bāliǎng

[ref dict="Universal (Ch-Ru)"]半斤八两[/ref]

Chinese phonetic list . 2014.

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  • 半斤八两 — bànjīn bāliǎng [half a pound of one and eight ounces of the other; tweedledum and tweedledee] 八两: 即半斤(旧制一斤等于十六两)。 一个半斤, 一个八两, 轻重相等。 通常比喻彼此不分上下。 较多用于贬义 他胆小, 我的胆子也不见得大, 正是半斤八两。 叶圣陶《外国旗》 …   Advanced Chinese dictionary

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