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HSK 6

zhēng xiān kǒng hòu

争先恐后

Definitions

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strive to be the first and fear to lag behind

Related Words

HanziHSKPinyinEnglish Definition
1hòu miànback, rear
1xiān shengmister
3hòu láilater, afterwards
3rán hòuthen, after that
3xiānfirst, in advance
3zuì hòufinally, lastly; the last, the ultimate
4hòu huǐregret, repent
4jìng zhēngcompete
4kǒng pàperhaps, for fear of
4shǒu xiānfirst of all, in the first place
5hòu bèiback (of the human body)
5hòu guǒconsequence, aftermath
5luò hòubackward; fall behind
5shì xiānin advance, beforehand
5zhàn zhēngwar
5zhēng lùnargue
5zhēng qǔstrive for
6dòu zhēngstruggle, fight
6hòu dàiposterity, later periods in history, later ages
6hòu gù zhī yōudisturbance in the rear
6hòu qínlogistics
6huáng hòuempress, queen
6kōng qián jué hòube unprecedented and unrepeatable
6kǒng bùhorrible, terrifying
6kǒng hèthreaten, menace
6kǒng jùfearful, frightened
6lì zhēngdo all one can to do something, argue strongly
6lǐng xiānlead, be ahead of
6xiān jìnadvanced; advanced individual or group
6xiān qiánprevious days
6yōu xiāntake precedence, have priority
6yù xiānin advance, beforehand
6yuán xiānformer, at first
6zhēng duāndispute
6zhēng duófight for
6zhēng qìtry to make a good showing
6zhēng yìdebate
6zǔ xiānancestors