to lead along; to pull (an animal on a tether); (bound form) to involve; to draw in

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扒屋牵牛 扒屋牽牛 ba1 wu1 qian1 niu2
to sack the home and lead off the cattle (proverb); to strip of everything

魂牵梦绕 魂牽夢繞 hun2 qian1 meng4 rao4
to be captivated; to wonder; enchanting

魂牵梦萦 魂牽夢縈 hun2 qian1 meng4 ying2
to miss; to yearn day and night

拘牵 拘牽 ju1 qian1
restrained; confined

牵绊 牽絆 qian1 ban4
to bind; to yoke; to impede

牵缠 牽纏 qian1 chan2
to involve; to entangle sb

牵肠挂肚 牽腸掛肚 qian1 chang2 gua4 du4
deeply worried (idiom); to feel anxious

牵扯 牽扯 qian1 che3
to involve; to implicate

牵掣 牽掣 qian1 che4
to impede; to hold up

牵动 牽動 qian1 dong4
to affect; to produce a change in sth

牵扶 牽扶 qian1 fu2
to lead

牵挂 牽掛 qian1 gua4
to worry about; to be concerned about

牵记 牽記 qian1 ji4
to feel anxious about sth; unable to stop thinking about sth; to miss

牵就 牽就 qian1 jiu4
to concede; to give up

牵累 牽累 qian1 lei3
to weigh down; to trouble; to implicate (sb); tied down (by affairs)

牵联 牽聯 qian1 lian2
variant of 牽連|牵连

牵连 牽連 qian1 lian2
to implicate; implicated; to link together

牵马到河易,强马饮水难 牽馬到河易,強馬飲水難 qian1 ma3 dao4 he2 yi4 - qiang3 ma3 yin3 shui3 nan2
You can lead a horse to water, but you can't make him drink. (idiom)

牵牛 牽牛 qian1 niu2
Altair (star); Cowherd of the folk tale Cowherd and Weaving maid 牛郎織女|牛郎织女

牵牛 牽牛 qian1 niu2
morning glory (Pharbitis nil)

牵牛花 牽牛花 qian1 niu2 hua1
white-edged morning glory

牵牛属 牽牛屬 qian1 niu2 shu3
Pharbitis, genus of herbaceous plants including Morning glory 牽牛|牵牛 (Pharbitis nil)

牵牛星 牽牛星 qian1 niu2 xing1
Altair (star); Cowherd of the folk tale Cowherd and Weaving maid 牛郎織女|牛郎织女

牵强 牽強 qian1 qiang3
far-fetched; implausible (chain of reasoning)

牵强附会 牽強附會 qian1 qiang3 fu4 hui4
to make an irrelevant comparison or interpretation (idiom)

牵涉 牽涉 qian1 she4
to involve; implicated

牵涉到 牽涉到 qian1 she4 dao4
to involve; to drag in

牵绳 牽繩 qian1 sheng2
tow rope

牵手 牽手 qian1 shou3
to hold hands

牵头 牽頭 qian1 tou2
to lead (an animal by the head); to take the lead; to coordinate (a combined operation); to mediate; a go-between (e.g. marriage broker)

牵线 牽線 qian1 xian4
to pull strings; to manipulate (a puppet); to control from behind the scene; to mediate

牵线人 牽線人 qian1 xian4 ren2
a controller

牵心 牽心 qian1 xin1
to worry; concerned

牵心挂肠 牽心掛腸 qian1 xin1 gua4 chang2
to worry deeply about sth; extremely concerned

牵羊担酒 牽羊擔酒 qian1 yang2 dan1 jiu3
pulling a lamb and bringing wine on a carrying pole (idiom); fig. to offer elaborate congratulations; to kill the fatted calf

牵一发而动全身 牽一髮而動全身 qian1 yi1 fa4 er2 dong4 quan2 shen1
lit. pull one hair and the whole body moves; fig. a slight change will affect everything else; the butterfly effect

牵引 牽引 qian1 yin3
to pull; to draw (a cart); to tow

牵引车 牽引車 qian1 yin3 che1

牵引力 牽引力 qian1 yin3 li4
motive force; traction

牵着鼻子走 牽著鼻子走 qian1 zhe5 bi2 zi5 zou3
to lead by the nose

牵制 牽制 qian1 zhi4
to control; to curb; to restrict; to impede; to pin down (enemy troops)

手牵手 手牽手 shou3 qian1 shou3
hand in hand

顺手牵羊 順手牽羊 shun4 shou3 qian1 yang2
lit. to lead away a goat in passing (idiom); to steal sth under cover of an emergency; to take advantage of a crisis for personal gain

拖牵索道 拖牽索道 tuo1 qian1 suo3 dao4
anchor lift (ski-lift)

无牵无挂 無牽無掛 wu2 qian1 wu2 gua4
to have no cares; to be carefree