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jmdict 2724940 Active (id: 1101826)

敵に塩を送る;敵に塩を贈る [てきにしおをおくる] /(exp,v5r) (from Uesugi Kenshin sending salt to his enemy, Takeda Shingen, when Takeda's salt supply had been cut off) to save an enemy from trouble instead of taking advantage of their weakness/to show humanity even to one's enemy/to help one's enemy in difficulty/EntL2724940/

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