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to seem / like / as / if
a certain number or amount / how many? / how much?
HSK 6
if
if
to be just like
were it not for / if not for
provided that / supposing that / if
HSK 6
Guo Moruo (1892-1978), writer, communist party intellectual and cultural apparatchik
Sanskrit prajña: wisdom / great wisdom / wondrous knowledge
as if / as though / rather like
faintly discernible (idiom)
Buddhist temple (translit. of Sanskrit "Aranyakah") / abbr. for 阿蘭若|阿兰若
to be a different person / not to be one's usual self
bear hardship with equanimity / regard wrongdoing with equanimity
lit. seeming neither close nor distant (idiom) / fig. to keep one's distance / (of a relationship) lukewarm / vague
if / supposing / in case
Chaqiliq nahiyisi or Ruoqiang county in Bayingolin Mongol Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang 巴音郭楞蒙古自治州, Xinjiang
receptive as an echoing canyon (idiom); modest and open-minded
to rush like ducks (idiom); the mob scrabbles madly for sth unobtainable / an unruly crowd on a wild goose chase
to be wild with joy (idiom)
looking pensive / thoughtfully
to act as though there were nobody else present / unselfconscious / fig. without regard for others
John / Saint John / less common variant of 約翰|约翰 preferred by the Catholic Church
Zoigê county (Tibetan: mdzod dge rdzong) in Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang autonomous prefecture 阿壩藏族羌族自治州|阿坝藏族羌族自治州, northwest Sichuan
as cold as ice and frost (idiom, usually of woman); icy manner / frigid
Zoigê county (Tibetan: mdzod dge rdzong) in Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang autonomous prefecture 阿壩藏族羌族自治州|阿坝藏族羌族自治州, northwest Sichuan
calm / composed / at ease
as if nothing had happened (idiom); calmly / nonchalantly
secure as a city protected by a wall of metal and a moat of boiling water (idiom) / well fortified / invulnerable to attack
if
pleasantly surprised like mad (idiom); capering madly with joy / to express boundless pleasure
Zhang Ruoxu (c. 660-720), Tang dynasty poet, author of yuefu poem River on a spring night 春江花月夜
cool and collected (idiom); showing no sign of nerves / perfectly composed
if and only if
overwhelmed by favor from superior (humble expr.)
great intelligence may appear to be stupidity (idiom)
habit becomes nature (idiom); get used to something and it seems inevitable / second nature / same as 習慣成自然|习惯成自然
abundantly clear
to turn a deaf ear to (idiom); to pretend not to hear
Joseph (biblical name)
lit. dumb as a wooden chicken (idiom); fig. dumbstruck
Wang Qinruo (962-1025), Northern Song dynasty official
Aurora, Roman goddess of dawn
prajña paramita (Sanskrit: supreme wisdom - beginning of the Heart Sutra)
mouth like a torrent (idiom) / eloquent / glib / voluble / have the gift of the gab
not as good as / not equal to / inferior
Chaqiliq nahiyisi or Ruoqiang county in Bayingolin Mongol Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang 巴音郭楞蒙古自治州, Xinjiang
rare as morning stars (idiom) / few and far between / sparse
far-flung realms as next door (idiom) / close in spirit although far away
indistinct / faintly discernable
on a par with / comparable to
the Heart Sutra
to turn a blind eye to
nobody understands one's son better than his father (idiom)
front yard as busy as a marketplace (idiom) / a place with many visitors
to keep quiet out of fear (idiom)
close friend in a distant land, far-flung realms as next door / close in spirit although far away
(idiom) one's actions are in keeping with what one says
as different as heaven and earth (idiom) / worlds apart
as for
to view as strangers
lit. to be frustrated as though having lost sth (idiom) / fig. to be at a loss / perplexed / frustrated
as if one had lost something (idiom) / to look or feel unsettled or distracted / to feel empty
clear as a flame (idiom); to see things absolutely clearly
to talk and laugh as though nothing had happened / to remain cheerful (despite a crisis)
If you don't want anyone to know, don't do it (idiom). fig. If you do something bad, people will inevitably hear about it.
entering the Way, you seem to coil back (Laozi 老子, the Book of Dao 道德经, Chap. 14) / progress in the Dao can seem illusory
ruling a large nation is like cooking a small delicacy (idiom) / effective government requires minimal intervention
bright as a multitude of stars (idiom); extremely able talent
if / if so
Buddhist temple (translit. of Sanskrit "Aranyakah")
Gospel according to St John
to hide one's treasure away so that no-one knows about it (idiom); fig. modest about one's talents / to hide one's light under a bushel
John (less common form of 若望 or 約翰|约翰)
at a loss / confused / not know what to do next
to throw away like worn out shoes
a great hero may appear timid, the wise may appear stupid (idiom); the general public may not recognize great talent
to feel despondent (idiom)
as quiet as a cicada in winter (idiom)
Arakan Yoma, mountain range in western Myanmar (Burma)
precarious as morning dew (idiom); unlikely to last out the day
to honor sb as a God (idiom); to revere / to worship / to deify / to make a holy cow of sth / to put sb on a pedestal
entering the Way, you seem to coil back (Laozi 老子, the Book of Dao 道德经, Chap. 14) / progress in the Dao can seem illusory
to hold sb in the same regard as one would a god (idiom)
a great hero may appear timid (idiom); the really brave person remains level-headed
Good has its reward and evil has its recompense. The payback is just a matter of time
if / supposing that...
if
St John the Baptist


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