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)
  *为* | 为* | *为
because of / for / to
for; for the purpose of; in order to
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variant of 為|为
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variant of 為|为
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
so far / up to now / still (not)
(to be done) by (a certain date) / lasting (a certain time)
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 feel embarrassed or awkward / to make things difficult (for someone) / to find things difficult (to do or manage)
to view as / to see as / to consider to be / to deem
comparatively / relatively / fairly
to divide sth into (parts) / to subdivide
rather / quite
to be classified as
to advance gradually and entrench oneself at every step / to consolidate at every step
what is / (old) what for / (in a rhetorical question) it's no use
(old) why
to be called; to be known as; to call it "..."
even more
the most
to make a living
to conduct oneself / behavior; conduct; personal character
for sb / for others' interest
until / (used in combination with words like or in constructs of the form ...為止|到...为止)
to change into
to elect as / to choose as / to consider as
Huawei (brand)
(idiom) between a rock and a hard place / in a dilemma
to change into
to sink down to / to be reduced to (sth inferior)
dialectal equivalent of 為什麼|为什么
to do whatever one pleases
Qianwei county in Leshan 樂山|乐山, Sichuan
timewise / pertaining to time
to confuse one thing with another (idiom); to muddle
not to mind / unconcerned
villains collude together (idiom); to work hand in glove with sb (to nefarious ends)
head / be headed by
lit. to be confined within a circle drawn on the ground (idiom) / fig. to confine oneself to a restricted range of activities
in order to / because of / for the sake of
very / greatly
not at all surprising (idiom)
not known to anyone / secret / unknown
impotent (idiom) / powerless / helpless
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)
to believe oneself infallible (idiom) / to be opinionated
to learn from history (idiom)
to level / to raze to the ground
not to accept as correct (idiom); to object / to disapprove / to take exception to
rarely known to anyone (idiom); almost unknown / secret to all but a few
one's conduct and deeds
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)
(idiom) to gasp in amazement / to acclaim as the peak of perfection
to remain unmoved
pleasure from helping others (idiom)
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)
to regard the four corners of the world all as home (idiom) / to feel at home anywhere / to roam about unconstrained / to consider the entire country, or world, to be one's own
accustomed to / used to
to associate with / to keep company with
to get into the black; to become profitable
Food is the God of the people. (idiom); People view food as the primary need. / Food first, ethical niceties second
one divides into two / to be two-sided / there are two sides to everything / to see both sb's good points and shortcomings (idiom)
to turn peril into safety (idiom); to avert disaster
to take rash action
(idiom) to achieve sth worthwhile; to make a positive contribution
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
(idiom) the first impression is the strongest; to hold a preconceived notion (about sth)
to do one's best / to shape up / to behave / to fend for oneself / you're on your own
to turn defeat into victory (idiom); to turn the tide
to take sth as a warning (idiom) / to draw a lesson from a case where things turned out badly
to accomplish much / to have good prospects / to have a promising future
to regard it as an honor (idiom)
to run amok (idiom); to commit outrages
joy of first experience (idiom) / the pleasure of reading sth for the first time
to break the law and commit crimes (idiom); malefactor / evildoer / to perpetrate outrages
for this reason / with regards to this / in this respect / in order to do this / to this end
the benevolent man cannot be rich (idiom, from Mencius). It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven (Matthew 19:24).
to take sth to be true
see 蔚成
making a deer out to be a horse (idiom); deliberate misrepresentation
extremely / exceedingly
not to be repeated / not to be taken as a precedent / just this once
attempting nothing and accomplishing nothing (idiom); without any initiative or drive / feckless
to turn tears into laughter (idiom); to turn grief into happiness

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