开门红

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Chinese[edit]

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(At least one of the forms in the hanzi box is uncreated. Detected: "開門紅".)

Etymology[edit]

  • 开门: to open the door
  • : red, (figuratively) prosperity

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

开门红

  1. a successful beginning, to make a successful beginning
    Note: May be used directly as a verb. To make verbification more explicit, 取得~, 夺得~, 争取etc. may be added.
  2. (figuratively, humorous) to fail the first exam