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卧薪尝胆 xīn cháng dǎn lit. to sleep on brushwood and taste gall (like King Gou Jian of Yue 勾踐|勾践[Gou1 Jian4]), in order to recall one's humiliations) (idiom) / fig. to maintain one's resolve for revenge
卧薪尝胆 xīn cháng dǎn lit. to lie on firewood and taste gall (idiom); fig. suffering patiently, but firmly resolved on revenge


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