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以弱胜强
Simplified 以弱胜强
Traditional 以弱勝強
Pin Yin
yi3 ruo4 sheng4 qiang2
English
  • using the weak to defeat the strong (成语 saw); to win from a position of weakness
Examples:
1. 这是以弱胜强的一例,然而子公司却引人注目地出价盘进了那家很大的控股公司。
It was a David and Goliath situation and yet remarkably the subsidiary company made a successful take-over bid for the large holding company.
2. 以少胜多、以弱胜强...还有土豆烙饼胜大餐!
Of the few over the many, the pure over the impure...and the latkes over my diet!
3. “赤壁之战”,是中国历史上以弱胜强的著名战例之一。
The Battle of Chi'bi is a famous battle in Chinese history in which a numerically weak army defeated its stronger foe.
4. 因此,到那个时候,如果打起来,我们还是要以弱胜强,这种基本状况还不能够完全改变。
Therefore, if and when war breaks out, we will still have to triumph over superior forces with our inferior equipment. This basic situation cannot as yet be completely changed.
5. 抗日战争打了八年,抗美援朝打了三年,我们有以少胜多、以弱胜强的传统。
We fought the War of Resistance Against Japan for eight years and the War to Resist U.S. Aggression and Aid Korea for three years. We have a tradition of defeating the enemy when we are outnumbered and weaker.
6. 我们有以少胜多、以弱胜强的传统。
We have a tradition of defeating the enemy when we are outnumbered and weaker.