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laugh; smile
 
inside; within; in; lining of clothing
 
storehouse; depository; Buddhist or Taoist scripture; Zang; Tibet; to hide away; to conceal; to harbor; store; accumulate
knife
trad. (笑裡藏刀/笑裏藏刀) /
simp. (笑里藏刀)
Literally: “a dagger hidden in smiles”.

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IdiomEdit

笑裡藏刀

  1. to act in a friendly manner with hypocritical intentions; to be a wolf in sheep's clothing