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in time / promptly / without delay / timely
as well as / too / and
to involve / to touch upon (a topic)
to spread extensively / to generalize / widespread / popular / universal / ubiquitous / pervasive
impatient (idiom); in a hurry / itching to get on with it
at the earliest possible time / as soon as possible
as far as one's capabilities extend (idiom); to the best of one's ability / within one's powers
  *及* | 及* | *及
and / to reach / up to / in time for
(conjunction linking two nouns) and its ... / and their ... / and his ... / and her ...
to mention / to raise (a subject) / to bring to sb's attention
to fall short of / not as good as / too late
there's still time / able to do sth in time
to pass an imperial examination
there's not enough time (to do sth) / it's too late (to do sth)
to fail / to flunk
transitive (grammar)
to touch (physically, one's feelings etc) / to touch on (a topic)
timely handling / a stitch in time
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines (Tw)
to endanger / to jeopardize / a danger (to life, national security etc)
not to be inferior in any aspects (idiom) / to surpass / to outdo / (derog.) to be even worse
lit. to see only the other rider's dust and have no hope of catching up (idiom) / to be far inferior
to take into consideration / to attend to
to pass an exam or a test / to meet a minimum standard
to talk about / to mention
no time to deal with it (idiom); caught unprepared
within reach
unattainable / far-fetched / out of reach / exceedingly remote or distant
Book of Exodus / Second Book of Moses
to extend to
to extend (everywhere)
Nigeria (Tw)
to spread to / to involve / to affect
to enjoy the present (idiom); to live happily with no thought for the future / make merry while you can / carpe diem
timeliness / promptness
not enough time (to do sth) / too late (to do sth)
lit. love the house and its crow (idiom); involvement with sb and everyone connected / Love me, love my dog.
to anticipate / forecast / expectation / anticipation
to bring disaster upon
lit. the whip cannot reach (idiom); beyond one's influence / too far to be able to help
too late for regrets (idiom); It is useless to repent after the event.
can't wait
(literary) when / by the time / Taiwan pr. [bi4 ji2]
by the time that
not mentioned
impossibly stupid
nobody can compete with / unmatched by anybody / without rival
timely rain / (fig.) timely assistance
to make reference to / to write about
transitive verb
to be caught off guard / without warning
to not have had time / to have not yet / not to touch upon
to bring disaster to
intransitive verb
Antigua and Barbuda (Tw)
Algiers, capital of Algeria
too late for regrets (idiom); It is useless to repent after the event.
to hope to reach / to strive for
to involve / to affect
Trinidad and Tobago (Tw)
too far is as bad as not enough (idiom, from the Analects)
to be completely unrelated to one another (idiom) / irrelevant
passing line or score (in an examination)
there is still time (to do sth) / to be able to do sth in time / to be able to make it
in sight but unattainable (idiom) / inaccessible
to spread / to extend
to talk nonsense (idiom) / frivolous talk
to ask / to plead / to beg / to involve
to care for other's children as one's own
popular science / popularization of science
P.S. / postscript
a fire in the city gates is also a calamity for the fish in the moat (idiom); the bystander will also suffer / fig. you can't escape responsibility for your actions / ask not for whom the bell tolls - it tolls for thee
beyond one's power (to do sth)
to harm the innocent (idiom)
to honor old people as we do our own aged parents
to mention / referring to
International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights (ICESCR)
to honor old people as we do our own aged parents, and care for other's children as one's own
to proceed from the outside to the inside / to see the essence merely by looking at the superficial appearance
too late for regrets (idiom); It is useless to repent after the event.
lit. one cannot bite one's own navel (idiom) / fig. too late for regrets
US Food and Drug Administration authority (FDA)
lit. to reach the tip and try (idiom); to have a go when at one's peak
in my humble opinion (idiom)
to reach marriageable age (a girl's fifteenth birthday)
not expected at the outset (idiom) / unforeseen / to be surprised by the turn of events
IEEE / Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers
timely handling doubles the effect and halves the effort / the right approach saves effort and leads to better results / a stitch in time saves nine
File Transfer, Access and Management / FTAM
(bird species of China) Egyptian nightjar (Caprimulgus aegyptius)
as far as the eye can see
in my humble opinion

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