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  *及* | 及* | *及
and / to reach / up to / in time for
as well as / too / and
to involve / to touch upon (a topic)
and / as well as
in time / promptly / without delay / timely
to spread extensively / to generalize / widespread / popular / universal / ubiquitous / pervasive
to pass an imperial examination
to mention / to raise (a subject) / to bring to sb's attention
there's not enough time (to do sth) / it's too late (to do sth)
to touch (physically, one's feelings etc) / to touch on (a topic)
to fall short of / not as good as / too late
to pass an exam or a test / to meet a minimum standard
to take into consideration / to attend to
to extend (everywhere)
at the earliest possible time / as soon as possible
transitive (grammar)
lit. to see only the other rider's dust and have no hope of catching up (idiom) / to be far inferior
to spread to / to involve / to affect
popular science / popularization of science
to hope to reach / to strive for
Antigua and Barbuda (Tw)
no time to deal with it (idiom); caught unprepared
impatient (idiom); in a hurry / itching to get on with it
to extend to
Nigeria (Tw)
Book of Exodus / Second Book of Moses
there's still time / able to do sth in time
timeliness / promptness
to endanger / to jeopardize / a danger (to life, national security etc)
to fail / to flunk
(literary) when / by the time / Taiwan pr. [bi4 ji2]
to anticipate / forecast / expectation / anticipation
to talk about / to mention
can't wait
timely handling / a stitch in time
unattainable / far-fetched / out of reach / exceedingly remote or distant
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (Tw)
to make reference to / to write about
by the time that
transitive verb
to not have had time / to have not yet / not to touch upon
not mentioned
within reach
timely rain / (fig.) timely assistance
too late for regrets (idiom); It is useless to repent after the event.
to bring disaster to
to be caught off guard / without warning
not to be inferior in any aspects (idiom) / to surpass / to outdo / (derog.) to be even worse
intransitive verb
nobody can compete with / unmatched by anybody / without rival
Trinidad and Tobago (Tw)
to enjoy the present (idiom); to live happily with no thought for the future / make merry while you can / carpe diem
as far as one's capabilities extend (idiom); to the best of one's ability / within one's powers
lit. love the house and its crow (idiom); involvement with sb and everyone connected / Love me, love my dog.
too far is as bad as not enough (idiom, from the Analects)
not enough time (to do sth) / too late (to do sth)
to involve / to affect
Algiers, capital of Algeria
too late for regrets (idiom); It is useless to repent after the event.
lit. the whip cannot reach (idiom); beyond one's influence / too far to be able to help
to be completely unrelated to one another (idiom) / irrelevant
there is still time (to do sth) / to be able to do sth in time / to be able to make it
passing line or score (in an examination)
to spread / to extend
impossibly stupid
to talk nonsense (idiom) / frivolous talk
to ask / to plead / to beg / to involve
in sight but unattainable (idiom) / inaccessible
to care for other's children as one's own
beyond one's power (to do sth)
to harm the innocent (idiom)
P.S. / postscript
a fire in the city gates is also a calamity for the fish in the moat (idiom); the bystander will also suffer / fig. you can't escape responsibility for your actions / ask not for whom the bell tolls - it tolls for thee
to honor old people as we do our own aged parents
to mention / referring to
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR)
lit. to reach the tip and try (idiom); to have a go when at one's peak
to honor old people as we do our own aged parents, and care for other's children as one's own
to proceed from the outside to the inside / to see the essence merely by looking at the superficial appearance
too late for regrets (idiom); It is useless to repent after the event.
US Food and Drug Administration authority (FDA)
in my humble opinion (idiom)
to reach marriageable age (a girl's fifteenth birthday)
not expected at the outset (idiom) / unforeseen / to be surprised by the turn of events
IEEE / Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
File Transfer, Access and Management / FTAM
timely handling doubles the effect and halves the effort / the right approach saves effort and leads to better results / a stitch in time saves nine
as far as the eye can see
(bird species of China) Egyptian nightjar (Caprimulgus aegyptius)
in my humble opinion

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