脚跟封人

English translation: put (one's) heel(s) towards others--> treat other illy/badly

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Chinese term or phrase:脚跟封人
English translation:put (one's) heel(s) towards others--> treat other illy/badly
Entered by: Adsion Liu

04:02 Feb 26, 2009
Chinese to English translations [PRO]
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Chinese term or phrase: 脚跟封人
This term is in a sentence that is equally baffling, looks like the person who wrote it was on drugs.
即时可以达到国新版的高度统一禾谐,免除脚跟封人的弊端。

Comes from an internet post. Grateful for any ideas
Hamish Young
New Zealand
Local time: 09:19
put (one's) heel(s) towards others--> treat other illy/badly
Explanation:
It's an idiom in Chinese, very folk also, literally means "put (one's) heel(s) towards others", contrary of "give ones' warm hands to others", one of the causes of the quasi contrary to "和谐"

Just for your reference and/or tuning...

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Note added at 48 días (2009-04-15 14:58:25 GMT)
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Sorry: treat other illy/badly --> treat otherS illy/badly

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Note added at 571 jours (2010-09-20 12:14:42 GMT) Post-grading
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No problem. Good luck:-)
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Adsion Liu
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Local time: 15:19
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4 +1put (one's) heel(s) towards others--> treat other illy/badly
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有“脚跟”的歇后语
Melody Song

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put (one's) heel(s) towards others--> treat other illy/badly


Explanation:
It's an idiom in Chinese, very folk also, literally means "put (one's) heel(s) towards others", contrary of "give ones' warm hands to others", one of the causes of the quasi contrary to "和谐"

Just for your reference and/or tuning...

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Note added at 48 días (2009-04-15 14:58:25 GMT)
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Sorry: treat other illy/badly --> treat otherS illy/badly

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Note added at 571 jours (2010-09-20 12:14:42 GMT) Post-grading
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No problem. Good luck:-)

Adsion Liu
Canada
Local time: 15:19
Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
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Reference: 有“脚跟”的歇后语

Reference information:
有可能指下面任一和“脚跟”有关的词组和歇后语:
脚跟脚 -形容人多,step on other people's toes?
脚跟朝前-走回头路 repeating the mistake?

Melody Song
Canada
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Native speaker of: Native in ChineseChinese
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