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unbearable / unable to endure / can't stand
cannot do without / to be unavoidable / are bound to be many
at worst / if worst comes to worst / serious / alarming
unavoidable / can't be avoided
to settle a matter by leaving it unsettled / to end up with nothing definite
lit. if you can't eat it all, you'll have to take it home (idiom) / fig. you'll have to take the consequences
better kept under the table (idiom) / not to be disclosed / too inferior to show in public
hasty men don't get to eat hot tofu (idiom) / one just has to be patient / haste will ruin everything
no thanks (used to politely but informally decline)
unable to / without end
won't get far / unlikely to be successful
the monk can run away, but the temple won't run with him (idiom) / you can run this time, but you'll have to come back / I'll get you sooner or later
the monk can run away, but the temple won't run with him (idiom) / you can run this time, but you'll have to come back / I'll get you sooner or later / also written 跑得了和尚跑不了廟|跑得了和尚跑不了庙
water in a distant place is of little use in putting out a fire right here / (fig.) a slow remedy does not address the current emergency
lit. a dog can't stop himself from eating shit (idiom) / fig. bad habits are hard to change
rabbits don't have long tails (idiom) / its days are numbered / won't last long
busy and unable to get away
the monk can run away, but the temple won't run with him (idiom) / you can run this time, but you'll have to come back / I'll get you sooner or later
to not use all of / to use less than
cannot compare to / to be no match for
cannot forget
does not count for anything / of no account
to be unable to extricate oneself gracefully / to be put on the spot / to be embarrassed
hardly any better / just as bad
Portulaca Sundial (a type of plant)


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