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to seem / like / as / if
if
a certain number or amount / how many? / how much?
HSK 6
provided that / supposing that / if
HSK 6
if
Sanskrit prajña: wisdom / great wisdom / wondrous knowledge
were it not for / if not for
John / Saint John / less common variant of 約翰|约翰 preferred by the Catholic Church
Joseph (biblical name)
if / supposing / in case
faintly discernible (idiom)
if / if so
to be just like
to rush like ducks (idiom); the mob scrabbles madly for sth unobtainable / an unruly crowd on a wild goose chase
Aurora, Roman goddess of dawn
looking pensive / thoughtfully
overwhelmed by favor from superior (humble expr.)
on a par with / comparable to
calm / composed / at ease
to turn a blind eye to
to be a different person / not to be one's usual self
John (less common form of 若望 or 約翰|约翰)
as cold as ice and frost (idiom, usually of woman); icy manner / frigid
indistinct / faintly discernable
secure as a city protected by a wall of metal and a moat of boiling water (idiom) / well fortified / invulnerable to attack
to act as though there were nobody else present / unselfconscious / fig. without regard for others
to keep quiet out of fear (idiom)
far-flung realms as next door (idiom) / close in spirit although far away
prajña paramita (Sanskrit: supreme wisdom - beginning of the Heart Sutra)
Chaqiliq nahiyisi or Ruoqiang county in Bayingolin Mongol Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang 巴音郭楞蒙古自治州, Xinjiang
as if nothing had happened (idiom); calmly / nonchalantly
great intelligence may appear to be stupidity (idiom)
as if one had lost something (idiom) / to look or feel unsettled or distracted / to feel empty
bear hardship with equanimity / regard wrongdoing with equanimity
as if / as though / rather like
to be wild with joy (idiom)
if and only if
to turn a deaf ear to (idiom); to pretend not to hear
the Heart Sutra
lit. seeming neither close nor distant (idiom) / fig. to keep one's distance / (of a relationship) lukewarm / vague
Buddhist temple (translit. of Sanskrit "Aranyakah") / abbr. for 阿蘭若|阿兰若
abundantly clear
mouth like a torrent (idiom) / eloquent / glib / voluble / have the gift of the gab
Buddhist temple (translit. of Sanskrit "Aranyakah")
cool and collected (idiom); showing no sign of nerves / perfectly composed
as for
clear as a flame (idiom); to see things absolutely clearly
If you don't want anyone to know, don't do it (idiom). fig. If you do something bad, people will inevitably hear about it.
to talk and laugh as though nothing had happened / to remain cheerful (despite a crisis)
Chaqiliq nahiyisi or Ruoqiang county in Bayingolin Mongol Autonomous Prefecture, Xinjiang 巴音郭楞蒙古自治州, Xinjiang
if
close friend in a distant land, far-flung realms as next door / close in spirit although far away
receptive as an echoing canyon (idiom); modest and open-minded
entering the Way, you seem to coil back (Laozi 老子, the Book of Dao 道德经, Chap. 14) / progress in the Dao can seem illusory
rare as morning stars (idiom) / few and far between / sparse
bright as a multitude of stars (idiom); extremely able talent
Wang Qinruo (962-1025), Northern Song dynasty official
Zoigê county (Tibetan: mdzod dge rdzong) in Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang autonomous prefecture 阿壩藏族羌族自治州|阿坝藏族羌族自治州, northwest Sichuan
ruling a large nation is like cooking a small delicacy (idiom) / effective government requires minimal intervention
Gospel according to St John
pleasantly surprised like mad (idiom); capering madly with joy / to express boundless pleasure
Zoigê county (Tibetan: mdzod dge rdzong) in Ngawa Tibetan and Qiang autonomous prefecture 阿壩藏族羌族自治州|阿坝藏族羌族自治州, northwest Sichuan
St John the Baptist
not as good as / not equal to / inferior
Zhang Ruoxu (c. 660-720), Tang dynasty poet, author of yuefu poem River on a spring night 春江花月夜
to throw away like worn out shoes
front yard as busy as a marketplace (idiom) / a place with many visitors
if
Guo Moruo (1892-1978), writer, communist party intellectual and cultural apparatchik
lit. to be frustrated as though having lost sth (idiom) / fig. to be at a loss / perplexed / frustrated
a great hero may appear timid (idiom); the really brave person remains level-headed
to hide one's treasure away so that no-one knows about it (idiom); fig. modest about one's talents / to hide one's light under a bushel
to view as strangers
as quiet as a cicada in winter (idiom)
at a loss / confused / not know what to do next
to honor sb as a God (idiom); to revere / to worship / to deify / to make a holy cow of sth / to put sb on a pedestal
a great hero may appear timid, the wise may appear stupid (idiom); the general public may not recognize great talent
habit becomes nature (idiom); get used to something and it seems inevitable / second nature / same as 習慣成自然|习惯成自然
lit. dumb as a wooden chicken (idiom); fig. dumbstruck
Arakan Yoma, mountain range in western Myanmar (Burma)
Good has its reward and evil has its recompense. The payback is just a matter of time
precarious as morning dew (idiom); unlikely to last out the day
to feel despondent (idiom)
nobody understands one's son better than his father (idiom)
to hold sb in the same regard as one would a god (idiom)
as different as heaven and earth (idiom) / worlds apart
if / supposing that...
entering the Way, you seem to coil back (Laozi 老子, the Book of Dao 道德经, Chap. 14) / progress in the Dao can seem illusory
(idiom) one's actions are in keeping with what one says


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