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空手道kōng shǒu dào
petty thief; pilferer(a term originally used in karate)
乘坐公共汽车要当心,提防着那些空手道对你下手。
Be careful when you take a public bus for you might be the target of those petty thieves.
Literally it means doing things empty handed or without capital or investment./A metaphor for a person who buys, sells or exchanges merchandise, etc, without using his own money.
张三最早靠空手道发起来的,如今在市中心开了一家快餐厅。
Zhang San made his fortune by trading on credit at the very beginning. Now he has opened a fast food restaurant downtown.

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