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


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to turn round; to turn one's head / later; by and by
the return of a prodigal son (idiom)
lit. once you've shot the arrow, there's no getting it back (idiom) / fig. once you started sth, there's no turning back / to have to finish what one started / to be determined to reach one's goals in spite of setbacks
The sea of bitterness has no bounds, turn your head to see the shore (idiom). Only Buddhist enlightenment can allow one to shed off the abyss of worldly suffering. / Repent and ye shall be saved!
See you! / Bye!
the road back to where one came from
to turn back / to backtrack / (fig.) to revert to the former way of doing things
to stubbornly insist on one's own ideas (idiom)
repeat customer
lit. a good horse doesn't turn around and graze the same patch again (idiom) / fig. once you've moved on, don't go back again (romantic relationship, job etc) / leave the past behind
return of the prodigal son
a prodigal son returned home is worth more than gold


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