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other / (sth or sb) else / the rest
  *其* | 其* | *其
his / her / its / their / that / such / it (refers to sth preceding it)
among / in / included among these
other / the others / else / other than it / in addition to the thing mentioned above
actually / in fact / really
(conjunction linking two nouns) and its ... / and their ... / and his ... / and her ...
especially / particularly
especially / most of all / above all / in particular
next / later / after that
rather than... / 與其|与其 A 不如 B (rather than A, better to B)
the rest / the others / remaining / remainder / apart from them
Turkish (language)
khaki (loanword)
next / secondly
in between / within that interval / in the meantime
its place / one's appointed place / the place for that
(idiom) baffling / inexplicable
employ one's talent to the fullest / everyone gives of their best
included / within that
one's own (respective) / proprietary
to let nature take its course (idiom)
To do a good job, an artisan needs the best tools (idiom). Good tools are prerequisite to the successful execution of a job
not just in name only, but also in reality (idiom)
to produce the opposite of the desired result
to bear the brunt
a Turk / Turkish person
To do a good job, an artisan needs the best tools (idiom). Good tools are prerequisite to the successful execution of a job
to take pleasure in sth (idiom)
to pander to sb's whims
to make a story or theory consistent / to give a plausible explanation / to plug the holes in one's story
lit. their number cannot be counted (idiom); fig. countless / innumerable
to follow closely behind sb or sth (idiom)
as if nothing had happened (idiom); calmly / nonchalantly
not to mind taking all the trouble (idiom) / to take great pains / to be very patient
just as expected / told you so
rampant / very popular
a tiny bit / very little / next to nothing (idiom)
besides / in addition / apart from that
Republic of Macedonia (former Yugoslav republic)
at most / at best
(of relations) joyous and harmonious
to do sth when least expected (idiom); to catch sb off guard
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
to tackle a difficult job (idiom) / to do sth reluctantly
committing all manner of crimes / completely unscrupulous
(idiom) appropriate / apt / just right
to find amusement in one's own way / to enjoy oneself quietly
to adapt to sb's taste / to fit sb's fancy
turquoise (gemstone) (loanword)
(idiom) nothing special to look at / unprepossessing
thirdly / the third
to look favorably on sth / would be glad to see it happen
to raise and lower one's hand (idiom); to signal as conspiratorial hint / fig. conspiring to defraud
boundless joy
lit. to eat off one's own strength (idiom) / fig. to stand on one's own feet / to earn one's own living
cannot escape censure (idiom) / has to bear the blame
Turkish döner kebab
to be unable to get in / to fail to find a proper approach to handling sth
to eat one's own fruit (idiom); fig. suffering the consequences of one's own action / to reap what one has sown
serious about the matter
looks impressive but is worthless (idiom) / not as good as it looks / a reputation with no substance
to exaggerate / to overstate the facts
to reap where one has not sown (idiom)
each in the correct place / each is provided for
to call by the glorified name of (idiom)
many superficial changes but no departure from the original stand (idiom); plus ça change, plus ça reste la mème chose
lit. treasuring a jade ring becomes a crime (idiom); to get into trouble on account of a cherished item / fig. A person's talent will arouse the envy of others.
there is a reason for it / (of sth) not incidental
(idiom) reluctant to speak about it / tight-lipped
(confirm to be) true / authentic
matchless / without equal / there is nothing better
like father, like son (idiom)
to exaggerate
to be pestered beyond endurance
to remove the dross / to discard the dregs
gilded exterior, shabby and ruined on the inside (idiom)
take the cream, discard the dross (political and educational slogan) / keep what is good, discard the rest / You need to be selective when studying. / In modernizing the country, don't accept uncritically all foreign ideas.
to talk big / to sound off / bombastic / grandiloquent
variant of 莫名其妙
each one does what he thinks is right (idiom) / each goes his own way
to let things take their course (idiom) / to leave it to nature / laissez-faire
unable to put up with (sth) any longer
to look favorably on sth / would be glad see it happen
to come at the right time / to be opportune
cappuccino (loanword)
one of the given (options etc) / the first / firstly
to do the very opposite / to act in a diametrically opposite way
hear what he says and observe what he does (idiom, from Analects); judge a person not by his words, but by his actions
exactly what one would wish / to find one's niche
to speak evasively (idiom); beating about the bush
to accomplish the whole task at one stroke (idiom)
Turkish delight / Lokum
to equivocate / to talk evasively (idiom)
to just happen to coincide with the occasion (idiom) / to be present just at the right time
Qian Qichen (1928-2017), former Chinese vice premier

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