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  *王* | 王* | *王
king or monarch / best or strongest of its type / grand / great
  *強* | 強* | *強
strong / powerful / better / slightly more than / vigorous / violent / best in their category, e.g. see 百強|百强
optimum / optimal / peak / best (athlete, movie etc)
carefully chosen / handpicked / best of the bunch / choice (product) / concentration (mining) / to concentrate / to winnow
best / (you) had better (do what we suggest)
the charts (of best-sellers) / table of ranking
best feature / most important part of an object / quintessence / essence / soul
hot selling / best seller
peak / apex / world best / number one / finest (competitors) / top (figures in a certain field)
to sell well / best seller / chart-topping
best of the best / collection of the best (of sth)
best quality / item of the highest quality / (slang) outrageous / annoying in the extreme / gross / person with these qualities
(slang) (Tw) close friend / best pal / to get along well / to be tight / congenial
sharp pointed end / the tip / the cusp / tip-top / most advanced and sophisticated / highest peak / the best
to call for entries and select the best / to solicit (entries, submissions, applications etc) / to select (the best candidate) / contest / competition
(a woman's) best friend / bosom friend / confidante
to select the best
to congratulate respectfully / to wish good luck and success (esp. to a superior) / with best wishes (in writing)
best-seller / best-selling book / blockbuster
at most / at best
to make every effort to / striving to do one's best
to have one's wishes come true / wish you the best!
to congratulate beforehand / to offer best wishes for
best interests
to take advantage of the new situation (idiom) / to make the best of new opportunities
to have all one's wishes (idiom) / best wishes / all the best / may all your hopes be fulfilled
first-class / best quality / also pr. [shang4 sheng4]
splendid clothes / rich attire / one's Sunday best
To do a good job, an artisan needs the best tools (idiom). Good tools are prerequisite to the successful execution of a job
elite (e.g. troops) / crack / best quality personnel
to send one's greetings / to send best regards / to devote attention to
to take the best / to absorb the essence
as far as I know / to the best of my knowledge
To do a good job, an artisan needs the best tools (idiom). Good tools are prerequisite to the successful execution of a job
reckoned to be first or second best (idiom) / one of the very best / to list one by one
to rank among the best
best man
perfect (idiom); perfection / the best of all possible worlds / as good as it gets
lit. to hope one's son becomes a dragon (idiom); fig. to long for one' s child to succeed in life / to have great hopes for one's offspring / to give one's child the best education as a career investment
best friends / inseparable sidekick / diehard followers
Lu Xun (1881-1936), one of the earliest and best-known modern Chinese writers
to bring out the best in each other (idiom) / to complement one another well
second best person / second-rate person
sth one wishes to keep secret / ulterior motive / a subject best avoided
Best Buy (retailer)
to select the best (for a job)
Few words are best. / Brevity is the soul of wit.
at most / at best
a best-seller / a hot property
to strive for mastery (idiom); aiming for the best result / to have high ambitions
  *儐* | 儐* | *儐
best man / to entertain
to satisfy rival demands (idiom) / to get the best of both worlds / to have it both ways / to have one's cake and eat it too
to use sth to the full / to make the best use of everything
select the best people for promotion
best of its kind / cream of the crop
as far as one's capabilities extend (idiom); to the best of one's ability / within one's powers
to compete against / to measure oneself against / to go head to head (see who is best)
to do one's best / to shape up / to behave / to fend for oneself / you're on your own
best friend
to close down a business for good and put the best face on it (idiom)
lit. if it's wrong, it's wrong (idiom); to make the best after a mistake / to accept an error and adapt to it / to muddle through
best friend
first class / top / world best
to try one's very best to persuade sb (idiom) / to reason with sb in every way possible
to come first in triennial palace examinations (idiom, refers to the carved stone turtle head in front of the imperial palace, next to which the most successful candidate in the imperial examinations was entitled to stand) / to be the champion / to be the very best in any field
date of use (on foodstuffs) / best before date
to scoop the best camera shots / to grab the limelight
chief / first / brightest and best
to demand the highest standards of sb (or oneself) (idiom) / to strive to achieve the best possible results / to be a perfectionist
congratulations on house-moving or promotion (idiom); Best wishes for your new home!
wish you all the best! (when signing off on a correspondence)
He laughs best who laughs last.
the person who drinks it knows best whether the water is hot or cold (Zen proverb); self-awareness comes from within / to know best by personal experience
to act cleverly to get what one desires / to get the best at least expense
best not to mention it / drop it / never mind / let's not talk about it
lit. for a nobleman to take revenge, ten years is not too long (idiom) / fig. revenge is a dish best served cold
vigorously / to the utmost / to the best of one's ability
to seize every minute (idiom) / to make the best use of one's time
not to do one's best / not to exert oneself
lit. When we get to the mountain, there'll be a way through. (idiom) / fig. Everything will turn out for the best. / Let's worry about it when it happens. / It will be all right on the night. / cf couplet 車到山前必有路,船到橋頭自然直|车到山前必有路,船到桥头自然直
to plan and consider / to reflect on one's best strategy
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
the best policy / the best thing one can do in the circumstances
to use one's best efforts to do sth (idiom)
lit. the best wine is at the bottom of the jug (idiom) / fig. the best is saved for last
lit. not aiming to achieve the best possible result, but rather trying to avoid making mistakes (idiom) / fig. to take a risk-averse approach
brightest and best / chief / first among peers
give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime / knowledge is the best charity
lit. the mountain dweller lives off the mountain, the shore dweller lives off the sea (idiom) / fig. to make the best use of local resources / to exploit one's position to advance oneself / to find one's niche / to live off the land
Of the Thirty-Six Stratagems, fleeing is best. / see also 三十六計|三十六计
a secret / sth best not told to anyone / confidential information
the best part (of a play etc)
to ponder a solution / to consider (the best move, how to find a way etc)
to try one's best to do sth (idiom)
lit. the old man lost his horse, but it all turned out for the best (idiom) / fig. a blessing in disguise / it's an ill wind that blows nobody any good
the palest ink is better than the best memory (idiom)
to settle for second best / the next best thing
best man (in a marriage)
optimal / the best
lit. When we get to the mountain, there'll be a way through and when the boat gets to the pier-head, it will go straight with the current. (idiom) / fig. Everything will turn out for the best. / Let's worry about it when it happens. / It will be all right on the night.

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