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撿回命

ChineseEdit

pick up; collect; gather
 
to circle; to go back; to turn around; to answer; to return; to revolve; (a measure word for matters or actions) a time; Islam
life; fate
trad. (撿回命)
simp. (捡回命)
variant forms 撿回一命捡回一命
撿回一條命捡回一条命

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VerbEdit

撿回命

  1. (idiomatic, emphatic) to serendipitously survive; to live past a life-threatening event
    撿回命 [MSC, trad.]
    捡回命 [MSC, simp.]
    chī yú qián shài zhào jiǎnhuí mìng [Pinyin]
    Man saved by sharing photos before eating a fish