忍氣吞聲

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Chinese[edit]

to bear; to endure; to tolerate
 
gas; air; smell; weather; vital breath; to make sb. angry; to get angry; to be enraged
to swallow; to take
 
sound; voice; (a measure word, used for sounds); tone; noise
trad. (忍氣吞聲)
simp. (忍气吞声)
alternative forms 吞聲忍氣吞声忍气
吞聲飲氣吞声饮气
氣忍聲吞气忍声吞
聲吞氣忍声吞气忍

Pronunciation[edit]


Idiom[edit]

忍氣吞聲

  1. to silently eat humble pie; to suppress anger and quietly bear humiliation