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

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  *得* | 得* | *得
structural particle: used after a verb (or adjective as main verb), linking it to following phrase indicating effect, degree, possibility etc
word (general term including monosyllables through to short phrases) / term (e.g. technical term) / expression
  *逗* | 逗* | *逗
to tease (playfully); to entice / (coll.) to joke / (coll.) funny; amusing / to stay; to sojourn / brief pause at the end of a phrase (variant of 讀|读)
meaning (implicit in a phrase) / implied meaning / hidden meaning / hint / connotation
  *讀* | 讀* | *讀
comma / phrase marked by pause
  *句* | 句* | *句
sentence / clause / phrase / classifier for phrases or lines of verse
whether or not (at the end of a phrase)
famous saying / celebrated phrase
to apply (sth hitherto used in a different context) / to use (rules, systems, models etc copied from elsewhere) (often implying that they aren't suited to the new situation) / to borrow (a phrase) / (Tw) (computing) to apply (a style, formatting etc)
it'd be a wonder if... (following a verb phrase that is usually negative)
Zen saying repeated as cant / (fig.) catchphrase / mantra / favorite expression / stock phrase
model or template character / written slogan or phrase / mention (e.g. "air mail" 航空 on a letter, "first draft" 初稿 on a document etc)
(followed by a verb phrase, then – optionally – 不可, or 不行 etc) must
hackneyed / well-worn (phrase etc) / same old story / stereotypical fashion
"Mr Science", phrase used during the May 4th Movement 五四運動|五四运动 / abbr. for 賽因斯|赛因斯 / see also 德先生
the meaning of sth / an explanation of the meaning of words or phrases / definition / an interpretation (of doctrine) / religious doctrine
restrain your grief, accept fate (condolence phrase)
phrase (grammar)
musical phrase
phrase (grammar)
commonly used phrase / idiom / colloquial usage
pair of antithetical phrases / antithetical couplet
wording / way of expressing something / turn of phrase / diction
popular piece of doggerel / common phrase repeated as a jingle
in duet / answering phrase / antiphonal answer
(adverbial phrase used with verbs such as 歸|归 or etc) traveling a great distance
polite phrase; conventional greetings / cliché / to try to worm facts out of sb
form word / in Classical Chinese, the first character of phrase having auxiliary grammatical function
numerical answer (to a question in math.) / (Tw) (of troops) to shout numbers or phrases in unison (to keep in step or maintain morale)
word / phrase / (old) (grammar) function word / predicate
dual / duality / antithesis / coupled phrases (as rhetorical device) / spouse
(old) to bow and utter polite phrases / to open the way (for a dignitary etc)
"Mr Democracy", phrase used during the May 4th Movement 五四運動|五四运动 / abbr. for 德謨克拉西|德谟克拉西 / see also 賽先生|赛先生
sweet words, beautiful phrases (idiom); hypocritical flattery
literal; word for word / word by word and phrase by phrase
pausing at the end of a phrase or sentence (in former times, before punctuation marks were used) / punctuation / periods and commas / sentences and phrases
answering phrase of duet / to sing antiphonal answer
pun / play on words / a phrase with a double meaning
wording / way of expressing something / turn of phrase / diction
to supply the answering phrase
pet phrase / regularly used expression / manner of speaking
phrase (linguistics)
lit. to pile up (bricks) / to pack / fig. to pad out (writing with fancy phrases) / ornate rhetoric
paired phrases (poetic device)
exclamation / exclamatory phrase
compound phrase
ready-made phrase / unhelpful comment
teach in peace (polite phrase to end a letter to a teacher)
polite set phrases
officialese / official routine / (old) (conventional phrase used in response to one's superior) in view of the above, we therefore...
to be fastidious about phrasing, diction, or choice of words
socialism with Chinese characteristics, phrase introduced by the CCP in 1986 to refer to its ideological model, embracing the economic reforms of the post-Mao era
set phrase
letters or words / words or phrase
usage (of a term) / wording / phrasing
the joy of matrimony (polite phrase referring to a young woman)
punctuation of a sentence (in former times, before punctuation marks were used) / period 句號|句号 and comma 逗號|逗号 / sentences and phrases
start of phrase or sentence
(idiom) just a word or two; a few isolated phrases
polite set phrase / salutation / pleasantries
to give answering phrase (school exercise in memory or composition)
adjectival phrase
mouth full of literary phrases / to spout the classics
fashionable word or phrase / abbr. for 潮流用語|潮流用语
(allusion to Tao Qian 陶潛|陶潜, who used this phrase when he resigned from government service rather than show subservience to a visiting inspector) to bow and scrape for five pecks of rice (that being a part of his salary as a local magistrate) / (fig.) to compromise one's principles for the sake of a salary
to polish a phrase
to use literary quotations; to use phrases taken from the classics
(of an audio device) to repeat a recorded phrase (e.g. for language learning)
(coll.) (of an actor with a bit part) to receive a boxed meal when one's job is done (phrase used e.g. by movie viewers when a character dies)

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