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modest / self-effacing / to make modest remarks
open-minded / humble
false / phony / pretense
false / hypocritical / artificial / sham
hollow / emptiness / meaningless
to imagine / to make up / fictitious / theoretical / hypothetical / (computing) to emulate / virtual
virtual machine
virtual reality
to practice fraud (idiom); by trickery
  *虚* | 虚* | *虚
emptiness / void / abstract theory or guiding principles / empty or unoccupied / diffident or timid / false / humble or modest / (of health) weak / virtual / in vain
to make up / fabrication / fictional / imaginary
what is true and what is false / (to get to know) the real situation
dotted line / dashed line / (math.) imaginary line
to reserve a seat / to leave a position vacant
deficiency of yin 陰|阴 in TCM
imaginary / illusory
void / hollow / empty
Taixu (famed Buddhist monk, 1890-1947)
great emptiness / the void / heaven / the skies / universe / cosmos / original essence of the cosmos
weak / in poor health
lacking in confidence / diffident / to have a guilty conscience
excess of internal heat due to poor general condition (TCM) / the prestige of another person, which one borrows for oneself
subjunctive mood (grammar)
false reputation
virtual private network (VPN)
depletion of the spleen (Chinese medicine)
deficiency of 氣|气 (TCM)
to discuss guidelines / to discuss principles to be followed
lit. a banquet with no empty seats / full house / capacity crowd / standing room only
to fritter away (one's time)
deliberately mystifying / to make sth unnecessarily complicated
to misreport / fraudulent report
lit. name is not in vain (idiom); a fully justified reputation / enjoys a well-deserved reputation
(linguistics) function word
virtual environment
to enter by exploiting a weak spot (idiom); to take advantage of a lapse
looks impressive but is worthless (idiom) / not as good as it looks / a reputation with no substance
to exist in name only / empty shell / useless (idiom)
false alarm / panic rumor / CL: 場|场
one's age, according to the traditional Chinese method of reckoning (i.e. the number of Chinese calendar years in which one has lived). In this system, a person's age is one year at birth, and increases by one year at the beginning of the first solar term 立春 each year, rather than on one's birthday. / as opposed to 足歲|足岁 / see also 實歲|实岁
virtual network
nominal position
imaginary number
(TCM) consumptive disease, chronic deficiency disorder due to impaired function of inner organs, deficiency of qi, blood, yin and yang / asthenia
to take advantage of weakness
unreal / illusory / imaginary / vague and with nothing in it
false friendship / hypocritical show of affection
to boast / to brag / boastful / exaggerative / pompous / bombastic
virtual connection
hard to tell if it's real or sham
(false) bravado / to bluff
Take what you hear to be false, only believe it when you see it (idiom). Don't believe what people tell you until you see if for yourself. / It ain't necessarily so.
to waste time on worthless activities
modest and studious (idiom)
virtual circuit / VC
Akasagarbha Bodhisattva
Modesty leads to progress, arrogance makes you drop behind (favorite slogan of Mao Zedong)
imaginary star (in astrology)
the trip has not been made in vain / the trip has been well worthwhile / it's been a worthwhile trip
to have an undeserved reputation (idiom)
receptive as an echoing canyon (idiom); modest and open-minded
an excess of heat caused by a deficiency in Yin energy (idiom)
a person who is in poor health cannot handle sth so strong as a tonic
virtual image
to feign civility (idiom)
false alert
to feel weak / to be diffident
to miss the target (with a bullet or an arrow)
to feel guilty as a thief (idiom); to have sth on one's conscience
dead letter / rule no longer in force / empty formality
background blurring (photography)
with an undeserved reputation (idiom); unwarranted fame / nowhere near as good as he's made out to be
deceitful trick / mystery / unfathomable
Zhang Ruoxu (c. 660-720), Tang dynasty poet, author of yuefu poem River on a spring night 春江花月夜
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
virtual reality (Tw)
to reserve a seat for sb (idiom)
to play tricks / to deceive
to collapse (from dehydration or loss of blood) / heat exhaustion
(idiom) stay clear of the enemy's main force and strike at his weak points
virtual private network (VPN)
to let correct ideology guide practical work (idiom)
imaginary reputation / empty fame
four-square box in which one practices writing a Chinese character
to believe what one sees, not what one hears (idiom). Don't believe what people tell you until you see if for yourself. / It ain't necessarily so.
to go through the motions
tricky and hypocritical
to listen to the ideas of others with an open mind (idiom)
light and airy / floating
Permanent Virtual Circuit / PVC
white square character ( □ ), used to represent a missing ideograph
people who like to window-shop for unaffordable luxuries

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