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to go for / to engage in / to undertake / to deal with / to handle / to do
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surname Cong
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from / through / via / to follow / to obey / to engage in (an activity) / never (in negative sentence) / (Taiwan pr. [zong4]) retainer / assistant / auxiliary / subordinate / related by common paternal grandfather or earlier ancestor
thus / thereby
to practice (a trade)
since (a time) / ever since
from childhood / as a child
from now on / since then / henceforth
previously / formerly / once upon a time
have never / has never
from within / therefrom
strict / rigorous / severely
always / at all times / never (if used in negative sentence)
employee / person employed in a trade or profession
to go easy / unhurried / calm / Taiwan pr. [cong1 rong2]
what course to follow / what path to take
to obey (an order) / to comply / to defer
never (in the past) / never did
have never / never before
to listen and obey / to comply with / to heed / to hearken
retinue / hangers-on
to assent / to comply with
to comply with / to follow (directives) / to defer (to the judgment of superiors)
to enlist / to serve in the army
preferential treatment / most favored terms
master-slave (computing) / client-server (computing) / primary and secondary
to accompany / to follow / to attend / entourage / attendant
anew / from the start
to start from scratch
to study under (a teacher)
Conghua county level city in Guangzhou 廣州|广州, Guangdong
from start to finish / from head to tail / the whole (thing)
to serve (an important personage) / attendant / retainer
obedient / to comply / to submit / to defer
to be lenient (in sentencing)
Congjiang county in Qiandongnan Miao and Dong autonomous prefecture 黔東南州|黔东南州, Guizhou
lit. to drop from the sky (idiom) / fig. to appear unexpectedly / to arise abruptly / out of the blue / to drop into one's lap
to do research / to carry out research
to follow the crowd / to conform
not to have access / beyond one's authority or capability / sth one has no way of doing
not know where to start
whence? / where from?
Conghua county level city in Guangzhou 廣州|广州, Guangdong
to have relations with / to associate with
from head to foot
to comply with / to obey
(to do sth) with dispatch / as soon as possible
Congjiang county in Qiandongnan Miao and Dong autonomous prefecture 黔東南州|黔东南州, Guizhou
less capable than desirable (idiom); not as strong as one would wish / the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak
follower / attendant
not knowing which course to follow (idiom); at a loss what to do
lenient / leniently
to see, hear and obey (idiom); to take advice / to take sb at his word
Shen Congwen (1902-1988), novelist
accessory to a crime / accomplice
to obey an order / to comply / to do sb's bidding / to do as requested
older male second cousin
from / (ever) since
paternal uncle's son / nephew
calm / unruffled
paternal uncle
-driven (of mechanism, driven by a component) / slave (wheel, pulley)
Trouble issues from the mouth (idiom). A loose tongue may cause a lot of trouble.
to follow / (of a woman) to get married / (old) attendant
to make movies / to be a movie actor (or actress)
not to hurry / to procrastinate / to postpone
Illness enters by the mouth (idiom). Mind what you eat! / fig. A loose tongue may cause a lot of trouble.
unhurried / all in good time
to follow blindly / to conform slavishly / unthinking obedience
lit. not following the straight path (idiom); fig. looking for a shortcut to get ahead in work or study
to take one's time making a decision (idiom) / to consider at length
demanding and strict (idiom) / exacting
to lay down the pen and take up the sword (idiom) / to join the military (esp. of educated person)
Confucian moral injunctions for women, namely: obey in turn three men father, husband and son, plus the four virtues of morality , physical charm , propriety in speech and efficiency in needlework
whatever you like / to do as one pleases
to capitulate
(of a slave or servant) to be given one's freedom / (of a prostitute) to marry and leave one's trade
minor official / to be an official
deference is no substitute for obedience (idiom) / (said to accept sb's request, invitation etc)
lit. the sun rises in the west (idiom) / fig. hell freezes over / pigs can fly
to own up to the facts
maternal aunt
faithful unto death (i.e. Confucian ban on widow remarrying)
readily following good advice (idiom); willing to accept other people's views
to deal with sb severely (idiom)
to trust and obey
joy from heaven (idiom); overjoyed at unexpected good news / unlooked-for happy event
to renounce evil and turn to virtue (idiom)
to enlist / to be in the army
to follow admonition as natural flow (idiom); to accept criticism or correction (even from one's inferiors)
from the inside to the outside / through and through / thoroughly
induced accomplice / coerced accomplice / accomplice under duress
doing good is like a hard climb, doing evil is like an easy fall (idiom)
(of an official) to travel with little luggage and just a small escort / to travel without ostentation

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