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Touch and touch and touch and touch and touch and touch and touch and touch and touch and go

九死一生 kyuu.shi.i-.sshou Literally: nine – die – one – live Alternately: To somehow survive a very seriously dangerous situation. To be alive after escaping a 90% chance of dying. Notes: This comes to us from the Chu Ci, aka the … Continue reading

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Ka mate, ka ora

生殺与奪 sei.satsu.yo.datsu Literally: life – kill – give – rob Alternately: Controlling people according to one’s whim. Having absolute power over others – to keep alive or kill; to give them things or take things away. Notes: The order of … Continue reading

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