拖刀背砍計

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See also: 拖刀背砍计

Chinese[edit]

dragging (brush stroke in painting); to drag along knife
 
learn by heart; the back of the body; to be burdened; to carry on the back or shoulder
to chop
 
to calculate; to compute; to count; reckon; ruse; to plan
trad. (拖刀背砍計)
simp. (拖刀背砍计)

Etymology[edit]

Literally: the trick of lowering one's sword, then cutting down (the enemy to) one's rear

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Noun[edit]

拖刀背砍計

  1. (archaic) a ploy whereby one feigns defeat in order to entice the enemy to give chase, then suddenly turning to attack, while the enemy is still off-guard

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