暗箭

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Chinese[edit]

 
dark; gloomy; hidden; secret
arrow
simp. and trad.
(暗箭)
Literally:arrow shot from hiding”.

Etymology[edit]

See 明槍易躲,暗箭難防明枪易躲,暗箭难防 (míngqiāng yì duǒ, ànjiàn nán fáng).

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Noun[edit]

暗箭

  1. (figuratively) underhanded attack; intrigue; stab in the back

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