周瑜打黄盖

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Mandarin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Literally: Zhou Yu attacks Huang Gai

Idiom[edit]

周瑜打黄盖 (simplified, Pinyin Zhōu Yú dǎ Huáng Gài, traditional 周瑜打黃蓋)

  1. (xiehouyu) describes a situation in which one person is willing to abuse another person, while the other person is willing to bear the abuse
  2. (xiehouyu) both parties agree of free will, mutual consent; to willingly submit to something

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References[edit]

  • "周瑜打黄盖" (in Mandarin), Qiānsōucíbà Hànyǔ Cídiǎn (千搜词霸汉语词典). URL accessed on 2008-03-03.