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  *也* | 也* | *也
also / too / (in Classical Chinese) final particle implying affirmation
perhaps / maybe
  *也* | 也* | *也
surname Ye
that is / i.e.
as empty as anything (idiom); completely bereft / to have nothing / vacuous / hollow / empty (argument, head etc)
in other words / that is to say / so / thus
Vienna, capital of Austria
that's fine / may as well / (reduplicated) regardless of whether ... or ...
(not) any more
(reduplicated) whether... or... / never mind / fine (indicating acceptance or resignation)
strangely enough / oddly enough / strange to say
(Internet slang) I can't even... / Are you kidding me! / OMG!
(coll.) to get one's just deserts / to serve sb right / to get one's share of (good or bad things) / every dog has its day
just as bad / not much better
lit. raised up by Xiao He, cast down by Xiao He (idiom), alluding to Han Xin 韓信|韩信 being made Grand General 大將軍|大将军 / fig. a situation where one's success and failure are both due to the same factor
Appetite and lust are only natural (Mencius 6A:4). / By nature we desire food and sex.
lit. , , and (four grammatical particles of Classical Chinese) (idiom); fig. archaic expressions
lit. as if flying / very fast
(lit.) to get shot even when lying down / (fig.) to get unjustly ridiculed, attacked, implicated in sth etc while just being present (Internet slang) / abbr. to 躺槍|躺枪
Life is short, learning is limitless / Ars longa, vita brevis
best not to mention it / drop it / never mind / let's not talk about it
not to reciprocate is against etiquette (classical) / to respond in kind
Adolphe Thiers
lit. even a mosquito, though tiny, provides some nourishment (idiom) / fig. it's better than nothing
words of a man on his deathbed always come from the heart (proverb)
without a second thought
mouth full of literary phrases / to spout the classics
Fyodor Mikhailovich Dostoevsky (1821-1881), great Russian novelist, author of Crime and Punishment 罪與罰|罪与罚 / also written 陀思妥耶夫斯基
lit. even a locust provides some nourishment (idiom) / fig. it's better than nothing
lit. the ugly daughter-in-law must sooner or later meet her parents-in-law (idiom) / fig. it's not something you can avoid forever
hardly any better / just as bad

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