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擦肩而过 (擦肩而過)
  • [cājiān'érguò]
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Comprehensive Chinese-English Dictionary

擦肩而过 [cājiān'érguò]
  1. 1. To pass somebody at shoulder-rubbing distance; to be very close but not quite there.
    由于疏忽,我与胜利最终擦肩而过
    Due to my carelessness, I missed winning by a narrow margin.

Contemporary Standard Chinese Dictionary (1 result)

擦肩而过 [cājiān'érɡuò]
  1. 1. 双方肩挨着肩相向通过;多指两者靠得很近但最终并没有碰上
    微小的差距使他跟冠军擦肩而过
    这次跟死神擦肩而过,真是万幸。

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擦肩而过
这次跟死神擦肩而过,真是万幸。
of all the people brushed against in a normal day on a city street I remember not a one.
在城市的街道上平常的一天里所有的人都擦肩而过,但记不住一个人的脸。
The brush with death I had maybe had the biggest impact on me.
与死神擦肩而过的经历可能对我有难以估量的影响。
Everyone we passed seemed to be staring at me.
与我们擦肩而过的每个人似乎都在盯着我看。
Of all the people brushed against in a normal day on a city street I remember not a one.
所有的人在城市街道上都擦肩而过,一天下来我却记不住一个人的脸。

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行程 [xíngchē]

  • 1.drive a vehicle
  • 2.line; row; rank | trade; …
  • 3.go; walk; travel; cover
  • 4.go; walk; travel; cover
  • 5.drive a vehicle

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