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


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  *買* | 買* | *買
to buy / to purchase
HSK 1
to purchase; to buy
HSK 4
buying and selling / business / business transactions / CL: 樁|桩,
HSK 5
to purchase; to buy / to bribe; to buy off
HSK 7-9
cannot afford / can't afford buying
HSK 7-9
buy one, get one free / two for the price of one
buyer (in contracts)
to do one's shopping
buying price
to visit a prostitute / (literary) to buy wine or drinks
Mumbai (formerly Bombay)
Jamaica
to buy out / buyout / severance
customer
to ingratiate oneself
An ounce of gold can't buy you an interval of time (idiom); Money can't buy you time. / Time is precious.
to pay the restaurant bill
a one-off, short-sighted deal / a one-shot, all-out attempt
to purchase; to buy / to do one's shopping / purchasing agent; buyer
purchasing power
lit. to recruit soldiers and buy horses (idiom) / fig. to raise an army; to recruit new staff
to bribe
to get drunk; to drown one's sorrows
to acknowledge sb as senior or superior (often in negative) / to accept (a version of events) / to buy it
to force sb to buy or sell / to trade using coercion
to buy a wooden box and return the pearls inside / to show poor judgment (idiom)
to purchase / to buy (usu. real estate)
comprador
money extorted by bandits in exchange for safe passage; illegal toll / (old) paper money strewn along the path of a funeral procession
to bribe / bribery
to buy a title / to use wealth to acquire office
to engage in speculative trading
to buy and sell / to do business / to trade / to deal
to buy popular support / to court favor
to buy back / to redeem / repurchase
to speculate / to play the market / (fig.) to sell hot air / to swindle people by posing as a reputable operator
to buy and sell at a profit / to speculate
lit. an interval of time is worth an ounce of gold, money cannot buy you time (idiom) / fig. time is precious
lit. the person from Zheng 鄭|郑 who wanted to buy shoes (an allusion to an ancient story about somebody who, when buying a pair of shoes, preferred to rely on their foot measurements rather than just trying them on) (idiom) / fig. disregarding the sensible approach in favor of adherence to a fixed idea
to allow sb to save face / to defer to
to offer a bribe
(idiom) to act like the scholar who wrote at length about buying a donkey without even mentioning the word "donkey"; to write at length without ever getting to the point
to buy (finance)
lit. to buy smiles to seek happiness / abandon oneself to the pleasures of the flesh (idiom)
buyer; purchaser
to buy a house
dynamite (loanword)
buying and selling at fair prices
can't be bought for one thousand in gold (idiom)
to buy in bulk / bulk buying
to keep on buying (a product) regardless (of price increases, adverse publicity etc)
Jamaican pepper; allspice (Pimenta dioica)
Best Buy (retailer)
GreTai Securities Market (GTSM)
to purchase (sth expensive, e.g. a house); to acquire (a company, a copyright etc)
(Internet slang) eggcorn for the song lyrics "I love Poland" that became a catchphrase in 2018
buying and selling of official positions
buyer's market
to buy tickets / (Tw) to buy votes (in an election)
to buy on margin (finance)
variant of 買帳|买帐
to purchase / to buy in (goods)
purchaser
to buy detail / to buy one at a time


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