Dictionary content from CC-CEDICT De keizer is ver weg - boek met wilde avonturen in China

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life (as the characteristic of living beings) / living being / creature / CL: 個|个, 條|条
fate / destiny / CL: 個|个
life span / life expectancy / lifetime (of a machine)
order / command / CL: , 個|个
to withdraw the mandate of heaven (and transition to a new dynasty) (original meaning) / revolution / revolutionary / to revolt (against sb or sth) / to revolutionize (sth) / (separable verb sometimes used in the pattern noun的命) / CL:
mission / long-term task to which one devotes oneself / a calling
to give a name to / to dub / to christen / to designate / named after / naming
to cause sb's death / extremely; terribly / (used in complaining about sth) to be a nuisance
to appoint / (job) appointment / CL: 紙|纸
  *命* | 命* | *命
life / fate / order or command / to assign a name, title etc
predestination / karma
fatal / mortal / deadly / to sacrifice one's life
homicide case / murder case
life / to survive / to save a life / to scrape a living
to receive orders / to follow orders / to act under orders
to save sb's life / (interj.) Help! / Save me!
to do one's utmost; with all one's might; at all costs; (to work or fight) as if one's life depends on it
Mandate of Heaven / destiny / fate / one's life span
to hit (a target)
to settle down and pursue one's path in life (idiom)
to spare sb's life
mutually dependent for life (idiom); to rely upon one another for survival / interdependent
to escape / to flee / to run for one's life
to follow orders / to abide by / to obey
to be on call / to be on standby
proposition (logic, math.) / to assign an essay topic
to kill sb / to murder
vitamin (loanword)
to save one's life / to survive
to flee / to go into exile (from prison)
see 拼命
to submit to the will of heaven / to resign oneself to fate / to trust to luck
a revolutionary
to lose one's life
hard lot / bitter fate / unfortunate
to report on completion of a mission / debriefing
ordained or appointed to a post / to benefit from counsel
to commit suicide / to have one's life cut short
to be born under an unlucky star (usu. of women) / to be born unlucky
hit rate / scoring rate
lucky (to have escaped death or serious injury)
to lose one's life / to get killed
(one's) last straw to clutch at / one's last hope
to demand sb's life
beautiful women suffer unhappy fates (idiom)
to follow your orders / to do as you bid
executive order
to press sb to death / fig. to pressurize sb continually
to be content with what one is
to be born under an ill star
Book of Deuteronomy / Fifth Book of Moses
violent death / killed in a disaster
to accept misfortunes as decreed by fate / to be resigned to sth
to meet violent death / to get killed
to throw one's life in for / to haplessly give one's life for / to sacrifice oneself torturously working for another or for a group / to pour in one's utmost effort / to shed one's last ounce of strength for
to lose one's life / to die / recklessly / desperately
to have disregard for human life (idiom)
lifeblood / the thing that one cherishes most in life / (coll.) family jewels (male genitals)
to consider oneself to be (sth positive)
to think too much of oneself / self-important / arrogant
year of one's birth sign, according to the cycle of 12 animals of the earthly branches 地支
runaway (idiom); desperate criminal / fugitive
fatal / resulting in sb's death
to accept an order
mortal wound / (fig.) fatal weakness / Achilles' heel
to obey an order / to take orders / to accept a state of affairs
decreed by fate (idiom) / destined / fated
to meet with many difficulties in one's life (idiom)
deference is no substitute for obedience (idiom) / (said to accept sb's request, invitation etc)
(idiom) terribly busy / up to one's ears in work
Industrial Revolution, c. 1750-1830
to fight with all one has
violent death (idiom); to die in a disaster / an unnatural death
against orders / to disobey / to refuse to accept orders
exerting all one's strength
life expectancy
to give sincere advice (idiom) / to exhort earnestly
the course of one's life / one's fate
Cultural Revolution (1966-1976)
to pay with one's life
to die / to perish
to die (idiom) / to breathe one's last / to give up the ghost
Xinhai Revolution (1911), which ended the Qing Dynasty
human life / CL: 條|条
to risk one's life
human life is beyond value (idiom)
to die young / short-lived
martyr of the revolution
vital signs
(idiom) to take on a leadership role at a time of crisis
to be at death's door (idiom)
French Revolution (1789-1799)
to obey an order / to comply / to do sb's bidding / to do as requested

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