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Traditional
Pīnyīn
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can't find
not to arrive / not reaching / insufficient / less than
impossible
unexpected / hard to imagine / it had not occurred to me / who could have thought that
impossible / can't be done / no can do / unable to accomplish
can't hear
unexpected / previously unimagined
cannot get / cannot obtain
just as bad / not much better
cannot achieve / cannot reach
lit. not to stop until one reaches the Yellow River (idiom) / fig. to persevere until one reaches one's goal / to keep going while some hope is left
lit. until you reach the Great Wall, you're not a proper person; fig. to get over difficulties before reaching the goal
sour grapes (set expr. based on Aesop) / lit. to say grapes are sour when you can't eat them
don't act until the time is ripe (idiom)
Don't ask and you won't be told any lies. (idiom)


Tip: Pinyin can be entered with or without tone numbers, e.g. 'nihao' or 'ni3hao3'.
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