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short / brief / to lack / weak point / fault
HSK 3
text message / SMS
HSK 4
to curtail / to cut down
HSK 5
short in time / fleeting / brief / gasping (breath) / curt (tone of voice)
HSK 6
brief (statement, summary etc) / briefly / brevity
short film / video clip
short pants / shorts
short term / short-term
of short duration / brief / momentary
brief introduction
short term
shortage
short sleeves / short-sleeved shirt
short term / short time
phrase (grammar)
sock
short range
length / duration / accident / right and wrong / good and bad / long and short
shortcoming / defect / fault / one's weak points
miniskirt
SMS / text message
short story
to lack foresight
to make a long story short (idiom)
short circuit
clause
brachydactylism (genetic abnormality of short or missing fingers)
short stave of the barrel (which allows the contents to escape) / (fig.) shortcoming / weak point
poor prospects in the short term (finance)
shortwave (radio)
to defend sb (a relative, friend or oneself) despite knowing that that person is in the wrong
short garment / short jacket
sprint (race)
dagger
to die young / short-lived
ballad
(slang) micro-miniskirt
short distance / a stone's throw away
better to just get the pain over with, rather than prolong the agony
to be short of the full amount
lit. short-weaponed soldiery fight one another (idiom); fierce hand-to-hand infantry combat / to fight at close quarters
unexpected misfortune / unexpected accident / sudden death
short-term financing
narrow and shallow (knowledge or skill) / superficial
(of a person) short but plucky (idiom) / (of an article) concise and forceful
stocky (short and robust)
to be shortsighted
narrow and shallow
camera (jocular)
to commit suicide
long moan and short gasp (idiom); continually moaning and groaning in pain
to shorten / shortening
temporary job / odd job / seasonal worker
alligator
take from the long to supplement the short (idiom) / to offset each other's deficiencies / to complement each other
good prospects in the short term (finance)
brief
short-sighted / suicide
quokka (Setonix brachyurus)
energy shortage
short pass (in ball game)
(of a person) short in stature
to text / to send SMS messages
short-term loan
shorts / tight-fitting clothes
poor and with low expectations / poverty stunts ambition
to gossip (idiom)
ultra short wave (radio) / UHF
the winter days are short and the nights long (idiom)
short- or medium-term loan
short-sighted
the winter solstice
sexting / sexually explicit text message
family goings-on
brief (in time)
a geodesic (curve) / a shortest curve
short wavelength
flash fiction
lit. use others' strengths to make up for one's weak points (idiom from Mencius) / to use this in place of that / what you lose on the swings, you win on the roundabouts
to foster strengths and avoid weaknesses (idiom) / to play to one's strengths
(bird species of China) vernal hanging parrot (Loriculus vernalis)
(bird species of China) short-eared owl (Asio flammeus)
ankle boots
to fall short in one's payments / to lack / to be short of
short training course
lit. to argue who is right and wrong (idiom); to quibble / a storm in a teacup
(bird species of China) short-tailed albatross (Phoebastria albatrus)
adjectival phrase
(bird species of China) parasitic jaeger (Stercorarius parasiticus)
(bird species of China) Himalayan swiftlet (Aerodramus brevirostris)
lit. the Zhangs are better off than the Lis (idiom); to gossip about the neighbors
lit. short jacket party / working people / the toiling masses / blue collar workers
dachshund / basset hound
(bird species of China) greater short-toed lark (Calandrella brachydactyla)
(bird species of China) chestnut bulbul (Hemixos castanonotus)
(bird species of China) black bulbul (Hypsipetes leucocephalus)
(bird species of China) brown-eared bulbul (Hypsipetes amaurotis)
lit. to discuss sb's merits and demerits (idiom); to gossip

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