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any / whatever / whichever / whatsoever
how / what way / what
there is no need / why should
let alone / to say nothing of / besides / what's more
  *何* | 何* | *何
surname He
  *何* | 何* | *何
what / how / why / which / carry
whatever the case / in any event / no matter what / by all possible means
what for? / what's the reason?
what is / (old) what for / (in a rhetorical question) it's no use
(old) why
geometry / (literary) how much
(literary) (similar to 多麼|多么, used before an adjective in exclamations) how (fortunate etc); so (many etc)
did I ever ...? (or "did he ever ...?" etc)
why? / for what reason?
Oklahoma, US state
why not? / why not do (sth)?
whence / where
(literary) why / how
what kind? / how, what / somewhat
to do something to sb / to deal with / to cope / how? / to no avail
where? / what place?
If you want to condemn sb, don't worry about the pretext (idiom, from Zuozhuan 左傳|左传); one can always trump up a charge against sb / Give a dog a bad name, then hang him.
have no way out / have no alternative / abbr. to 無奈|无奈
what course to follow / what path to take
far more than / not just
(rhetorical question) when? / how? / it's not that...
what harm is there in (doing sth)
(literary) what is? / what is the meaning of?
there is no need / why should
how about / what kind of
why bother? / is it worth the trouble?
just a while before / not so long ago / everyone can remember when..
what business?
(literary) what place / what time / how
easier said than done (idiom)
Chinese knotweed (Polygonum multiflorum) / fleeceflower root
Xiao He (-193 BC), famous strategist and chancellor, fought on Liu Bang's 劉邦|刘邦 side during the Chu-Han Contention 楚漢戰爭|楚汉战争
descriptive geometry (three-dimensional geometry using projections and elevations)
where / what place
lit. raised up by Xiao He, cast down by Xiao He (idiom), alluding to Han Xin 韓信|韩信 being made Grand General 大將軍|大将军 / fig. a situation where one's success and failure are both due to the same factor
it's a small world (idiom)
solid geometry
geometric figure
It's a long and intricate story, I hardly know where to start.
algebraic geometry
algebraic geometry
lit. "Why don't they eat meat?" (said by Emperor Hui of Jin 晉惠帝|晋惠帝 when told that his people didn't have enough rice to eat) / fig. (of people from higher class etc) to be oblivious to other people's plight
how can one be sure?
where do these words stem from? / why do you (he, etc) say such a thing?
He Houhua (1955-), Macau financier and politician, Chief Executive 1999-2009
(literary) far more than / not limited to
He Yingqin (1890-1987), senior Guomindang general
What can you have against it? (idiom) / We should do this. / Go for it!
of what use is it / (idiom)
Book of Hosea
(literary) what kind of person
Nikita Khrushchev (1894-1971), secretary-general of Soviet communist party 1953-1964 / also written 赫魯曉夫|赫鲁晓夫
Oklahoma City
Oklahoma, US state
intrinsic geometry
intrinsic geometry
if revenge breeds revenge, will there ever be an end to it? (Buddhist saying)
fractal geometry
fractal geometry
there are plenty more fish in the sea (idiom)
projective geometry
projective geometry
What's (he) up to? / What's the motive behind all this?
plane geometry
geometric optics
Euclid's Elements
geometric mean
(math.) geometric topology
(math.) geometric topology
geometric series
exponential increase
geometric quantity
whence? / where from?
differential geometry
differential geometry
how can this be endured! (idiom)
how about it? / what do you think?
What a scandal! / Whatever next?
projective geometry / same as 射影幾何|射影几何
projective geometry / same as 射影幾何學|射影几何学
if I (you, she, he...) had known it would come to this, I (you, she, he...) would not have acted thus (idiom) / to regret vainly one's past behavior
What (noble errand) brings you here? / May I help you? / What can I do for you?
There is no need to boast about one's treasures. (idiom)
Euclidean geometry
Euclidean geometry
Euclidean geometry

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