love money as one loves one's life/love money as much as life itself.
look cold and indifferent
willing to help but unable to do so
love for a person extends even to the crows on his roof/love me， love my dog.
understand what to love and what to hate/know whom to love and whom to hate.
stroll over instead of riding in a carriage/walk rather than ride.
abide by the law and behave oneself/know one's place
live and work in peace and contentment
a notice to reassure the public
be content with poverty， caring only for one's principles or the way
safe and sound/（escape）unscathed
as solid as Mount Tai/ as firm（solid）as a rock
pitch a camp/camp
hold one's troops where they are—take no action； bide one's time.
follow the prescribed order/keep to conventional ways of doing things.
look for a steed with the aid of its picture—try to find something by following up a clue
hardly has one gourd been pushed under water when another bobs up——solve one problem only to find another cropping up
stab ab. in the back/injure sb. by underhand means
make eyes at sb. / give sb. the glad eyes/ make secret overtures to sb.
feel dejected / depressed
be cast into the shade/ be overshadowed/ be eclipsed/ pale into insignificance
sorrow at parting
stride along with one's chin up/ stride proudly ahead
hold one's head high and gaze at the sky
cry piteously for food
be smooth and slick （in establishing social relations）
an aura of awesome might/a commanding presence
like the Eight Immortals crossing the sea， each one showing his or her special prowess.
there's not even the first stoke of the character /there's not the slightest sign of success yet
try to help the shoots grow by pulling them upward—spoil things by excessive enthusiasm