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

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because / owing to / on account of
why? / for what reason?
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as (in the capacity of) / to take sth as / to act as / to serve as / to behave as / to become / to be / to do / by (in the passive voice)
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because of / for / to
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variant of 為|为 / as (i.e. in the capacity of) / to take sth as / to act as / to serve as / to behave as / to become / to be / to do
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variant of 為|为
in order to / for the purpose of / so as to
to believe / to think / to consider / to feel
to become / to turn into
to think (i.e. to take it to be true that ...) (Usually there is an implication that the notion is mistaken – except when expressing one's own current opinion.)
one's conduct / deed / activity / accomplishment / achievement / to act as / as (in the capacity of) / qua / to view as / to look upon (sth as) / to take sth to be
action / conduct / behavior / activity
artificial / man-made / having human cause or origin / human attempt or effort
to feel embarrassed or awkward / to make things difficult (for someone) / to find things difficult (to do or manage)
(to be done) by (a certain date) / lasting (a certain time)
so far / up to now / still (not)
to see what is right and act courageously (idiom, from Analects); to stand up bravely for the truth / acting heroically in a just cause
to divide sth into (parts) / to subdivide
Huawei (brand)
called / to call sth (by a name) / to name
even more
the most
to view as / to see as / to consider to be / to deem
comparatively / relatively / fairly
dialectal equivalent of 為什麼|为什么
to conduct oneself / behavior / conduct / personal character
for sb / for others' interest
for this reason / with regards to this / in this respect / in order to do this / to this end
extremely / exceedingly
until / (used in combination with words like or in constructs of the form ...為止|到...为止)
with great prospects for the future (idiom); well worth doing
to change into
to call it... / known as...
nonfeasance / omission (law)
to elect as / to choose as / to consider as
in the capacity of / as
to be classified as
to change into
to sink down to / to be reduced to (sth inferior)
Qianwei county in Leshan 樂山|乐山, Sichuan
to regard as / to treat as
to make a living
what is / (old) what for / (in a rhetorical question) it's no use
(old) why
rather / quite
until now / so far
head / be headed by
very / greatly
mutually dependent for life (idiom); to rely upon one another for survival / interdependent
not known to anyone / secret / unknown
impotent (idiom) / powerless / helpless
to believe oneself infallible (idiom) / to be opinionated
collectively known as / to call sth as a group
one divides into two / to be two-sided / there are two sides to everything / to see both sb's good points and shortcomings (idiom)
not to accept as correct (idiom); to object / to disapprove / to take exception to
to learn from history (idiom)
rarely known to anyone (idiom); almost unknown / secret to all but a few
not to mind / unconcerned
one's conduct and deeds
to attach most importance to
to bother / to press sb, usu. to do sth / it's a tough job / sorry to bother you (polite, used to thank sb for a favor)
(Internet slang) why?
very / extremely
(idiom) to gasp in amazement / to acclaim as the peak of perfection
not at all surprising (idiom)
to remain unmoved
pleasure from helping others (idiom)
to advance gradually and entrench oneself at every step / to consolidate at every step
to serve as a model for others (idiom) / to be a worthy teacher
in numerical terms (typically followed by 不少 or 不多 or a number)
in order to / because of / for the sake of
to do whatever one pleases
accustomed to / used to
timewise / pertaining to time
seeing is believing
to associate with / to keep company with
to get into the black; to become profitable
to confuse one thing with another (idiom); to muddle
to dare to be first / to pioneer (idiom)
to dare to do
(idiom) between a rock and a hard place / in a dilemma
Food is the God of the people. (idiom); People view food as the primary need. / Food first, ethical niceties second
packed with people / overcrowded / overpopulation
villains collude together (idiom); to work hand in glove with sb (to nefarious ends)
to turn peril into safety (idiom); to avert disaster
to do one's best / to shape up / to behave / to fend for oneself / you're on your own
to level / to raze to the ground
to take rash action
to propose the future marriage of two unborn babies on condition that one turns out to be a boy, and the other, a girl (idiom)
(idiom) to achieve sth worthwhile; to make a positive contribution
lit. to be confined within a circle drawn on the ground (idiom) / fig. to confine oneself to a restricted range of activities
young and promising
to tackle a difficult job (idiom) / to do sth reluctantly
lit. the guest acts as host (idiom); fig. to turn from passive to active behavior
(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
it is not too late (idiom)
to get sth off one's chest

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