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charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *还* | 还* | *还
surname Huan
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *还* | 还* | *还
still / still in progress / still more / yet / even more / in addition / fairly / passably (good) / as early as / even / also / else
HSK 2
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *还* | 还* | *还
to pay back / to return
HSK 2
or / still / nevertheless / had better
HSK 3
furthermore / in addition / still / also
to restore to the original state / to reconstruct (an event) / reduction (chemistry)
HSK 6
not bad / tolerable / fortunately
to return (sth borrowed etc) / to send back / to refund / to rebate
to return sth / to revert
HSK 6
repayment / to pay back money
to return alive / to survive
restitution / return of something to its original owner / remittance
to return sth to sb
to repay / to reimburse
HSK 6
to be better off ... / might as well ...
to pay back in full / to redeem a debt
to make a counteroffer when haggling / to bargain
to repay capital
to repay a loan
to settle a debt
reducing agent
to haggle over price / to bargain
survivor
to hit back / to retaliate
to return sth / to hand back
to hit back / to return fire
to return home / fig. to retire from public life
restoring agricultural land to forest
return books
to return from the grave / (old) to recycle (waste products)
to redeem a vow (to a deity) / to fulfill a promise / votive
a tooth for a tooth (retaliation)
to recover one's youthful vigor / to feel rejuvenated (idiom)
to return / to give back / to send back / to repatriate
ginger gets spicier as it gets older (idiom) / the older, the wiser
to return to normal life (leaving a monastic order)
to return with thanks / to give back (honorific)
to come back to one's hometown in silken robes (idiom); to return in glory
see 有借有還再借不難|有借有还再借不难 [you3 jie4 you3 huan2 , zai4 jie4 bu4 nan2]
please return (an item sent in the mail)
lit. when one beats a dog, one must answer to its master (idiom) / fig. before punishing sb, one should consider how that would affect others associated with him
to set the record straight / to clarify the facts
lit. reincarnated in sb else's body (idiom); fig. a discarded or discredited idea returns in another guise
lit. even harder than reaching the sky (idiom) / fig. extremely difficult / far from an easy task
to use an opponent's own methods to obtain retribution (idiom, from Song dynasty neo-Confucianist Zhu Xi 朱熹); to get revenge by playing sb back at his own game / to give sb a taste of his own medicine
to retort / to answer back
to release (a hostage) / to put back in place
an eye for an eye (idiom); fig. to use the enemy's methods against him / to give sb a taste of his own medicine
to buy a wooden box and return the pearls inside / to show poor judgment (idiom)
to return
to return a politeness / to present a gift in return
to retort / to answer back
lit. whoever hung the bell on the tiger's neck must untie it (idiom) / fig. whoever started the trouble should end it
How dare you! / This is an outrage! / Absolutely disgraceful!
contacts / dealings
to settle and account
if you live a life of crime, sooner or later you'll pay for it
that goes without saying
to ask for sth back / to recover
the best part of the show is yet to come / (with ironic tone) the worst is yet to come / you ain't seen nothin' yet
lit. there is not even the first stroke of the character (idiom) / fig. things have not even begun to take shape / no sign of success yet
return what you borrowed on time, you may borrow again next time (idiom)
to recover (lost property or money) / to win back
an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth (idiom) / fig. to use the enemy's methods against him / to give sb a taste of his own medicine
return (a borrowed object) with thanks / decline (a gift) with thanks
A debt of blood must be paid in blood. / Blood calls for blood.
to offer a return banquet
repossession
(music notation) natural sign, ♮
lit. there is not even the first stroke of the character (idiom) / fig. things have not even begun to take shape / no sign of success yet
recycled paper
(Korean term) women who returned to Korea after being abducted during the Manchu invasions of Korea in the 17th century, only to be regarded as defiled and therefore ostracized, even by their own families


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