長他人志氣,滅自己威風

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long; length; forever; always; constantly; chief; head; elder; to grow; to develop
another person; other people; others aspiration, ambition, spirit; backbone; resolve extinguish self; oneself a majestic and awe-inspiring demeanor
trad. (長他人志氣,滅自己威風) 他人 志氣 自己 威風
simp. (长他人志气,灭自己威风) 他人 志气 自己 威风

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長他人志氣,滅自己威風

  1. to help the opposition's aspirations, while undermining one's own power and prestige; aiding the enemy