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HSK
to have to / must / compulsory / necessarily
HSK 3
not necessarily / maybe not
HSK 5
necessary / essential / indispensable / required
HSK 5
there is no need / why should
HSK 5
inevitable / certain / necessity
HSK 5
must / to need to / to be sure to
HSK 6
to be bound to / undoubtedly will
HSK 6
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  *必* | 必* | *必
certainly / must / will / necessarily
essential
need not / does not have to / not necessarily
needless / unnecessary
presumably / probably / in all likelihood / surely
to need / to require / essential / indispensable
inevitably
circumstances require action (idiom); absolutely necessary / imperative
to be bound to / to be sure to
required course / compulsory course
must / have to
absolutely necessary / indispensable / essential
requirement / necessary condition (math)
the road one must follow or take / the only way / same as 必由之路
to be determined to win (idiom)
need not / unnecessary
to be certain of victory / to be bound to prevail
unavoidable / the only (road, entrance etc)
(of an academic course) required / compulsory
lit. to seek revenge over a dirty look (idiom) / fig. small-minded / vindictive
seize every minute and second (idiom); not a minute to lose / every moment counts
inessential / unnecessary
necessity
inevitable outcome / inescapable consequence
Khubilai Khan (1215-1294), grandson of Genghis Khan 成吉思汗, first Yuan dynasty emperor, reigned 1260-1294
Pizza Hut
to not need dwell on (idiom)
to haggle over every cent (idiom)
To do a good job, an artisan needs the best tools (idiom). Good tools are prerequisite to the successful execution of a job
one is bound for good fortune after surviving a great disaster (proverb)
To do a good job, an artisan needs the best tools (idiom). Good tools are prerequisite to the successful execution of a job
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
to attend to everything personally
like father, like son (idiom)
if I (you, she, he...) had known it would come to this, I (you, she, he...) would not have acted thus (idiom) / to regret vainly one's past behavior
the road one must follow or take / the only way
lit. an arrogant army is bound to lose (idiom) / fig. pride goes before a fall
inessential
necessity / essential (thing)
He who gives no thought to far-flung problems soon finds suffering nearby (idiom, from Analects). / Smug concentration on the here and now will lead to future sorrow.
to grant whatever is asked for / to accede to every plea
when things reach an extreme, they can only move in the opposite direction (idiom)
(we) will be very grateful (if ...)
Bing (search engine)
life's necessities
if two tigers fight, one will get injured (idiom) / if you start a war, someone is bound to get hurt
an army burning with righteous indignation is bound to win (idiom)
being bright at an early age does not necessarily bring success upon growing up (proverb)
Lake Superior, one of the Great Lakes 五大湖
wind does not come from an empty cave without reason / there's no smoke without fire (idiom)
lit. if three walk together, one can be my teacher (idiom, from the Analects of Confucius) / you have sth to learn from everyone
As the teacher, so the pupil. (idiom)
everything will turn out all right (idiom) / let's worry about it when it happens / it will be all right on the night
realm of necessity (philosophy)
L'Hôpital's rule (math.) (Tw)
If three walk together, one of them can teach me sth (Confucius)
pride goes before a fall (idiom)
L'Hôpital's rule (math.)
when two tigers fight, one will get injured (idiom) / if it comes to a fight, someone will get hurt.
lit. when two tigers fight, one is sure to be wounded (idiom) / fig. if it comes to a fight, someone will get hurt
persisting in evil brings about self-destruction (idiom)
hidden merits will have visible rewards (idiom)
if you say too much, you're bound to slip up at some point (idiom)
absolute necessity / sine qua non
Dong Biwu (1886-1975), one of the founders of the Chinese communist party
There is no need to boast about one's treasures. (idiom)
not necessarily / that's not sure
lit. a wise person reflecting a thousand times can still make a mistake (idiom); fig. nobody is infallible
there is no gain without a loss (idiom) / there is no such thing as a free meal
lit. that which is long divided must unify, and that which is long unified must divide (idiom, from 三國演義|三国演义) / fig. things are constantly changing
calamity will befall those who are lacking in virtue
BHP Billiton (Anglo-Australian mining corporation)
terminal illness / incurable condition (also fig.)
one must be a man of his word and resolute in his work (proverb)


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