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popular custom
social custom / CL: 個|个
  *俗* | 俗* | *俗
custom / convention / popular / common / coarse / vulgar / secular
commonly referred to as / common term
custom / tradition / local tradition / convention
as the proverb says / as they say...
profane / secular / worldly
common saying / proverb
etiquette / custom
common saying / proverb / colloquial speech
common / everyday / average
common saying / proverb
vulgar / poor taste
free from vulgarity / refined / outstanding
vernacular name / lay name (of a priest)
When you enter a country, follow the local customs (idiom); do as the natives do / When in Rome, do as the Romans do
to return to normal life (leaving a monastic order)
vulgar / tacky / tawdry
common people / ordinary folk
universally shocking / to offend the whole of society
can be enjoyed by scholars and lay-people alike (idiom)
to be cynical / to be embittered
everyday routine / ordinary affairs
layman / layperson / original home of a monk
lay (as opposed to clergy) / ordinary / commonplace
to cater to the public's taste / kitsch / commercial
offending public morals (idiom)
former custom / old ways
tacky / inelegant / in poor taste / vulgar / banal
folk customs
intolerably vulgar
nonstandard form of a Chinese character
impressive / out of the ordinary
conventional patterns / cliché
popular fiction / light literature
(slang) (Tw) coward / paper tiger / a nobody (from Taiwanese 卒仔, POJ pr. [chut-á])
When you enter a village, follow the local customs (idiom); do as the natives do / When in Rome, do as the Romans do
to conform to no conventional pattern / unconventional / offbeat
laymen / laity
bad habit / evil custom / vulgarity
common people / laity (i.e. not priests)
prevalent custom of the time
vulgar / philistine
according to custom / to do as local custom requires / do as the Romans do
unable to break the custom (idiom) / bound by conventions
popular science
nonstandard form of a Chinese character
vulgar style (used of items to be censored)
to show poor taste
clichéd / tacky
Dramatized history of Republican China until 1927 by Cai Dongfan 蔡東藩|蔡东藩, and later chapters by Xu Qinfu 許廑父|许廑父
to be corrupted by the ways of the world (idiom)
the vulgar world (Buddhist concept) / secular world
one's habits change with long custom
to become accustomed to sth through long practice
accumulated habits become custom
Dramatized history of successive dynasties (from Han to Republican China) by Cai Dongfan 蔡東藩|蔡东藩
to explain in simple terms
common sayings (idiom); widely circulated proverbs
to withdraw from society and live like a hermit (idiom)
established by popular usage (idiom); common usage agreement / customary convention
to defy the times and reject custom (idiom); in breach of current conventions
debasement / vulgarization
customs change with time (idiom); other times, other manners / O Tempora, O Mores!
When you enter a country, enquire about the local customs (idiom); do as the natives do / When in Rome, do as the Romans do
easy to understand
Extraordinary people in our ordinary world, short stories by novelist Feng Jicai 馮驥才|冯骥才
bad habits / to get into bad habits through long custom
peddlers and common people / lower class

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