1.瞒天过海Cross the sea under camouflage.
2.围魏救赵Relieve the state of Zhao by besieging the state of Wei.
3.借刀杀人Kill someone with a borrowed knife.
4.以逸待劳Wait for the exhausted enemy at one’s ease.
5.趁火打劫Loot a burning house.
6.声东击西Clamour in the east，attack in the west.
7.无中生有Create something out of nothing.
8.暗渡陈仓Pretend to take one path while sneaking down the other.
9.隔岸观火Watch a fire burning from the other side of the river.
10.笑里藏刀Knife hidden under the smiling face.
11.李代桃僵Sacrifice the plum for the peach.
12.顺手牵羊Take the opportunity to pilfer a goat.
13.打草惊蛇Disturb the snake by hitting the grass.
14.借尸还魂Borrow another’s body to return the soul.
15.调虎离山Entice the tiger to leave the mountain.
16.欲擒故纵To catch something，first let it go.
17.抛砖引玉Bait a piece of jade with a brick.
18.擒贼擒王To catch the bandit ，first capture their leader.
19.釜底抽薪Take away the firewood under the cooking pot.
20.混水摸鱼Fish in troubled water.
21.金蝉脱壳Get away like the cicada sloughing its skin.
22.关门捉贼Shut the door to catch the thief.
23.远交近攻Befriend a distant state while attacking a neighbor.
24.假途伐虢Obtain safe passage to conquer the enemy.
25.偷梁换柱Replace the beams with rotten timbers.
26.指桑骂槐Revile the locust tree while pointing at the mulberry.
27.假痴不癫Play dumb，remain smart.
28.上屋抽梯Pull down the ladder after ascent.
29.树上开花Deck the tree with bogus blossom.
30.反客为主Make the guest and host change places.
31.美人计The beauty trap；Use seductive women to corrupt the enemy.
32.空城计Present a bold front to conceal unpreparedness.
33.反间计Sow discord among the enemy；Use double agent.
34.苦肉计Inflict injury upon oneself to gain trust.
35.连环计Chain together the enemy’s ships.
36.走为上Run away to fight another day；Escape is the best policy.