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ten / 10
very / completely / utterly / extremely / absolutely / hundred percent / to divide into ten equal parts
ample / complete / hundred percent / a pure shade (of some color)
twelve / 12
sixteen / 16
thirteen / 13
fifteen / 15
PRC National Day (October 1st)
eleven / 11
nineteen / 19
twenty / 20
Red Cross
fourteen / 14
eighteen / 18
seventeen / 17
Shiyan prefecture level city in Hubei
forty / 40
October / tenth month (of the lunar year)
thirty / 30
December / twelfth month (of the lunar year)
more than ten / a dozen or more
the 24 solar terms, calculated from the position of the sun on the ecliptic, that divide the year into 24 equal periods
crossroads / intersection
hundred thousand
cross road / cross-shaped / crucifix / the character ten
ten items / decathlon (athletics)
November / eleventh month (of the lunar year)
Shiyan prefecture level city in Hubei
twelve divisions of the day of early Chinese and Babylonian timekeeping and astronomy
one billion / giga-
seventy / 70
the tens place (or column) in the decimal system
eighty / 80
lit. if one is fake, I shall compensate you for ten of them / fig. (of goods) 100% genuine
sixty / 60
20th century
complete and beautiful / to be perfect (idiom)
21st century
the Japanese Twenty-One Demands of 1915
decimal / calculations to base 10
the twelve constellations on the ecliptic plane / the signs of the zodiac
crusaders / army of crusaders / the Crusades
several billion
most urgent / posthaste / express
Chinese poker
over 20
most likely / mostly (in 8 or 9 cases out of 10) / vast majority
the Thirteen Confucian Classics, namely: Book of Songs 詩經|诗经, Book of History 尚書|尚书, Rites of Zhou 周禮|周礼, Rites and Ceremonies 儀禮|仪礼, Classic of Rites 禮記|礼记, Book of Changes 易經|易经, Mr Zuo's Annals 左傳|左传, Mr Gongyang's Annals 公羊傳|公羊传, Mr Guliang's Annals 穀梁傳|谷梁传, The Analects 論語|论语, Erya 爾雅|尔雅, Classic of Filial Piety 孝經|孝经, Mencius 孟子
half-witted / nitwit
The Thirty-Six Stratagems, a Chinese essay used to illustrate a series of stratagems used in politics, war, and in civil interaction / all the possible schemes and stratagems
bright and multicolored / of rich variety / (fig.) dazzling / glitzy
Ambush from Ten Sides (pipa solo piece) / House of Flying Daggers (2004 movie by Zhang Yimou 張藝謀|张艺谋)
ten months or so / about ten months
to be a cinch / in the bag / (of a person) confident of success
The Sutra in Forty-two Sections Spoken by the Buddha, the first Chinese Buddhist text, translated in 67 AD by Kasyapa-Matanga 迦葉摩騰|迦叶摩腾 and Gobharana 竺法蘭|竺法兰 (Dharmaraksha)
the seventies / the 1970s
wicked beyond redemption (idiom) / heinous
thirty years old and therefore independent (idiom, from Confucius)
the twelve equatorial constellations or signs of the zodiac in Western astronomy and astrology, namely: Aries 白羊, Taurus 金牛, Gemini 雙子|双子, Cancer 巨蟹, Leo 獅子|狮子, Virgo 室女, Libra 天秤, Scorpio 天蠍|天蝎, Sagittarius 人馬|人马, Capricorn 摩羯, Aquarius 寶瓶|宝瓶, Pisces 雙魚|双鱼
12-yard (sports) / penalty kick
Five Dynasties (907-960) and Ten Kingdoms (902-979), period of political turmoil in ancient China
to put one's palms together (in prayer or greeting)
over one billion / more than a billion
the river flows thirty years to the East, thirty years to the West (proverb) / change is the only constant
the Ming tombs (mausoleum park of the Ming emperors in Changping district of Beijing)
lit. to hear one and know ten (idiom); fig. explain one thing and (he) understands everything / a word to the wise
more than ten / a dozen or more
in one's seventies (age) / very old (of people)
lit. count by fives and tens (idiom); to narrate systematically and in full detail
Shanghai Y-10 / Yun-10 commercial jet aircraft
pretty close / very near / about right
Sixteen Kingdoms of Five non-Han people (ruling most of China 304-439) / also written 五胡十六國|五胡十六国
three sevens are twenty-one (idiom) / the facts of the matter / the actual situation
last day of the lunar year / Chinese New Year's Eve
the sixties / the 1960s
to reject sb after being deeply touched by them (Internet slang)
ten years of practice for one minute on the stage (idiom)
26 years old
most likely / mostly (in 8 or 9 cases out of 10) / vast majority
the Crusades / crusaders' eastern expedition
to have no need to fend for oneself (idiom) / to lead a pampered life
regardless of the consequences / recklessly relying on a hopelessly optimistic forecast
listening to the words of a wise man can be superior to studying ten years of books (proverb)
October Revolution
news pass quickly from mouth to mouth (idiom) / an infectious disease spreads quickly (old meaning)
lit. a girl changes eighteen times between childhood and womanhood (idiom) / fig. a young woman is very different from the little girl she once was
all walks of life (idiom) / every trade
lit. in gambling, nine times out of ten you lose (idiom) / fig. gambling is a mug's game
It takes ten years to nurture a tree, but a hundred years to train a man (idiom). A good education program takes a long time to develop.
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