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  *是* | 是* | *是
to be (followed by substantives only) / correct; right; true / (respectful acknowledgement of a command) very well / (adverb for emphatic assertion)
  *昰* | 昰* | *昰
variant of
  *要* | 要* | *要
to want; to need; to ask for / will; shall; about to / need to; should / if (same as 要是) / (bound form) important
but; however
although; even though (often used correlatively with 可是 or 但是 etc)
  *就* | 就* | *就
(after a suppositional clause) in that case; then / (after a clause of action) as soon as; immediately after / (same as 就是) merely; nothing else but; simply; just; precisely; exactly / only; as little as / as much as; as many as / to approach; to move towards / to undertake; to engage in / (often followed by 著|着) taking advantage of / (of food) to go with / with regard to; concerning / (pattern: ... ...) even if ... still ... / (pattern: ... ...) if not ... then must be ...
unusual; special / very; especially; particularly / expressly; for a specific purpose / (often followed by ) in particular
still (as before) / had better / unexpectedly / or
thereupon; as a result; consequently; thus; hence
whether (or not) / if / is or isn't
but; however / (used for emphasis) indeed
(coll.) if
right and wrong / quarrel
each and every; every; all; any
indeed; truly / (coll.) (used to express disapproval, annoyance etc)
exactly; precisely / only; simply; just / (used correlatively with ) even; even if
if it were not for / but for
considered to be / at last
that's just the way it is / exactly!
is precisely
therefore / thus / so
contrary to what one might expect / actually / contrariwise / why don't you
equivalent to either or 就是
is both ...(and...) / since / as / being the case that
to distinguish right and wrong (idiom)
duplicity / hypocrisy (idiom)
or / either one or the other
(formal) this day / that day
probably / perhaps / could it be that...?
to be upset / to feel disgusted
things have remained the same, but people have changed
so I have heard (idiom) / the beginning clause of Buddha's quotations as recorded by his disciple, Ananda (Buddhism)
trouble spot / sketchy area
(classical) see 於是|于是
therefore / so / consequently
in other words / that is to say
to apologize
there are no rivers to one who has crossed the ocean, and no clouds to one who has passed Mount Wu (idiom) / one who has seen the world doesn't stop at small things
as they say, ... / as the saying goes, ...
lit. to seek truth from facts (idiom) / fig. to be practical and realistic
to stir up trouble
is or isn't / yes or no / whether or not
in other words; that is
to invert right and wrong
to follow obediently
unable to reach a decision (idiom); cannot agree on the right choice / no unanimous decision / still a matter of discussion
lit. right and wrong, crooked and straight (idiom); fig. merits and demerits / pros and cons
just / simply / stubbornly / really
to confuse right and wrong (idiom)
nevertheless / actually / the fact is ...
to act as one thinks fit / to have one's own way
yes, that's right / variant of 似的
(idiom) to be bent solely on profit; to put profit before everything else
to be full of / completely
to believe oneself infallible (idiom) / to be opinionated
(idiom) not one good point; everything about it is wrong
unable to distinguish right and wrong (idiom)
The sea of bitterness has no bounds, turn your head to see the shore (idiom). Only Buddhist enlightenment can allow one to shed off the abyss of worldly suffering. / Repent and ye shall be saved!
not the right flavor / not quite right / a bit off / fishy / queer / amiss / feel bad / be upset
probably / most likely
to incite a quarrel (idiom); to sow discord between people / to tell tales / to make mischief
silence is golden (idiom)
destiny will make enemies meet (idiom) / (often said about lovers who have a disagreement)
extremely / very
clear and logical
(of food) to have the right taste / (of people) to feel at ease
Failure is the mother of success.
to follow blindly (idiom) / to take as one's only guide
a woman's virtue is to have no talent (idiom)
to go one's own way (idiom); to act independently without asking others
can be found everywhere
variant of 惹是生非
lit. whoever provides milk is your mother (idiom) / fig. to follow whoever is feeding you / to put one's loyalties where one's interests lie
to seek the truth
a wrong repeated becomes right (idiom); a lie or an error passed on for a long time may be taken for the truth
apparently right but actually wrong; specious (idiom)
lit. see the wind and assume it will rain (idiom); fig. gullible / to believe whatever people suggest
devoid of fear (idiom) / intrepid
to incite a quarrel (idiom); to sow discord between people / to tell tales / to make mischief
lit. to keep ding (the fourth heavenly stem) distinct from mao (the fourth earthly branch) (idiom) / fig. meticulous / conscientious / unambiguous
each one does what he thinks is right (idiom) / each goes his own way
to distinguish right from wrong (idiom)
five hundred years ago we were the same family (idiom) (said of persons with the same surname)
there's no shortage / there are plenty
every medicine has its side effect
merely; only; just; nothing but / simply / but; however
to stir up trouble
(emphasizes that sth is precisely or exactly as stated) / precisely / exactly / even / if / just like / in the same way as

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