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


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charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *借* | 借* | *借
to lend / to borrow / by means of / to take (an opportunity)
HSK 3
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *借* | 借* | *借
variant of
HSK 3
to use as an excuse / on the pretext / excuse / pretext
HSK 5
to draw support from / with the help of
HSK 6
to draw on (others' experience) / to learn from (how others do things) / lesson to be learned (by observing others)
HSK 6
to lend money / to borrow money / loan
using this as a pretext / thereby
to rely on / to depend on / by means of / thanks to / sth that one relies on
to borrow or lend money / debit and credit items on a balance sheet
to rent / to lease
to find an excuse
to borrow money / to lend money
to attend school on a temporary basis
receipt for a loan / IOU
to lend to sb
to lend / to put out a loan
to make (or take out) a short-term loan
to seize the opportunity
to debit
to make use of / to use sth as pretext / under false pretenses / under the guise of / masquerading as / lenient / tolerant / loan character (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / character acquiring meanings by phonetic association / also called phonetic loan
to borrow sb's authority / to seize an opportunity
to borrow books to read
library card
to lend sb a knife to kill sb / to get sb else to do one's dirty work / to attack using the strength of another (idiom)
borrower / debit side (of a balance sheet)
(honorific) May I ask?
excuse me (i.e. let me through, please) / reflected glory / to benefit from sb else's prestige
to temporarily transfer (personnel)
to get an advance on one's pay
to stay with sb / to ask for lodging
lit. reincarnated in sb else's body (idiom); fig. a discarded or discredited idea returns in another guise
extended borrowing (e.g. library renewal)
receipt for a loan
lit. presenting the Buddha with borrowed flowers (idiom); fig. to win favor or influence using sb else's property / plagiarism
lit. using straw boats to borrow arrows (idiom, from 三國演義|三国演义) / fig. to use others' manpower and resources for one's own ends
to use the current topic to put over one's own ideas / to use sth as a pretext to make a fuss
to borrow money
to drown one's sorrows (in alcohol)
in arithmetic of subtraction, to borrow 10 and carry from the next place
so as to / for the purpose of / in order to
surrogate pregnancy
to borrow a light (for a cigarette)
to use the past to disparage the present (idiom)
return what you borrowed on time, you may borrow again next time (idiom)
(Tw) to draw on (others' experience) / to learn from (how others do things) / lesson to be learned (by observing others)
to make a last-ditch stand before the city wall (idiom); to fight to the last ditch / to put up a desperate struggle
to use as pretext
to borrow money for a short time
loanword / pretext
to borrow money / to take a loan
to borrow money
to borrow sth for another use / to borrow an idea for one's own use
to rely on sb for support
to lend
could I have a word with you? (in private)
call loan / short-term loan within banking
to remove sth that could be used as a pretext (idiom)
metonymy
to lodge
debtor / borrower
borrower / debit side (of a balance sheet)
to borrow
to borrow the past as a model for the present
to live out a pointless existence
receipt for a loan / written confirmation of a debt / IOU
receipt for a loan / written confirmation of a debt / IOU
to use sth as a metaphor
contract for a loan
IOU / receipt for a loan
to refer to / metaphor
debit balance (accountancy)
book slip
lit. to use the eastern wind (idiom) / fig. to use sb's help
the borrower
lit. to borrow chopsticks / to make plans for sb else
debit card
loan translation / to calque
calque
to make use of sth in order to make good the deficits in sth else (idiom)
excuse me (i.e. let me through, please)
loan character (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters) / character acquiring meanings by phonetic association / also called phonetic loan
the meaning of a phonetic loan character 假借字 acquired from a similar-sounding word (e.g. originally meant "beard" but acquired the meaning "and")
reconstruction loan provided by Great Powers to Yuan Shikai in 1913
to lend (sth other than money) / to borrow
to look for a pretext
concession (territory)
to put to a different use / to borrow / (linguistics) borrowing
to make a lot of excuses


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