firm; sturdy; fold (for animals); sacrifice; prison

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吃牢饭 吃牢飯 chi1 lao2 fan4
to do prison time (Tw)

大牢 大牢 da4 lao2

地牢 地牢 di4 lao2
prison; dungeon

盯牢 盯牢 ding1 lao2
to gaze intently at; to scrutinize

钉牢 釘牢 ding1 lao2
to clinch (a nail); to nail down

蹲大牢 蹲大牢 dun1 da4 lao2
to be behind bars

蹲牢 蹲牢 dun1 lao2
see 蹲大牢

发牢骚 發牢騷 fa1 lao2 sao1
to whine; to be grouchy

画地为牢 畫地為牢 hua4 di4 wei2 lao2
lit. to be confined within a circle drawn on the ground (idiom); fig. to confine oneself to a restricted range of activities

监牢 監牢 jian1 lao2
prison; jail

坚牢 堅牢 jian1 lao2
strong; firm

牢房 牢房 lao2 fang2
jail cell; prison cell

牢固 牢固 lao2 gu4
firm; secure

牢记 牢記 lao2 ji4
to keep in mind; to remember

牢靠 牢靠 lao2 kao4
firm and solid; robust; reliable

牢靠妥当 牢靠妥當 lao2 kao4 tuo3 dang4
reliable; solid and dependable

牢牢 牢牢 lao2 lao2
firmly; safely

牢笼 牢籠 lao2 long2
cage; trap (e.g. basket, pit or snare for catching animals); fig. bonds (of wrong ideas); shackles (of past misconceptions); to trap; to shackle

牢骚 牢騷 lao2 sao1
discontent; complaint; to complain

牢什子 牢什子 lao2 shi2 zi5
variant of 勞什子|劳什子

牢友 牢友 lao2 you3
inmate; cellmate

牢狱 牢獄 lao2 yu4

牢狱之灾 牢獄之災 lao2 yu4 zhi1 zai1

牢子 牢子 lao2 zi3
jailer (old)

满腹牢骚 滿腹牢騷 man3 fu4 lao2 sao1
lit. belly full of complaints (idiom); discontent; always moaning and complaining

身陷牢笼 身陷牢籠 shen1 xian4 lao2 long2
fallen into a trap

身陷牢狱 身陷牢獄 shen1 xian4 lao2 yu4
to go to prison; to be imprisoned

水牢 水牢 shui3 lao2
prison cell containing water, in which prisoners are forced to be partly immersed

套牢 套牢 tao4 lao2
to immobilize with a lasso; to be trapped in the stock market

亡羊补牢 亡羊補牢 wang2 yang2 bu3 lao2
lit. to mend the pen after sheep are lost (idiom); fig. to act belatedly; better late than never; to lock the stable door after the horse has bolted

陷入牢笼 陷入牢籠 xian4 ru4 lao2 long2
to fall into a trap; ensnared

嘴牢 嘴牢 zui3 lao2

嘴上没毛,办事不牢 嘴上沒毛,辦事不牢 zui3 shang4 mei2 mao2 - ban4 shi4 bu4 lao2
a youth without facial hair cannot be relied upon (proverb)

嘴上无毛,办事不牢 嘴上無毛,辦事不牢 zui3 shang4 wu2 mao2 - ban4 shi4 bu4 lao2
see 嘴上沒毛,辦事不牢|嘴上没毛,办事不牢

坐牢 坐牢 zuo4 lao2
to be imprisoned