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today / at the present / now
to chat / to gossip
space flight
(coll.) all day long / all the time
  *天* | 天* | *天
day / sky / heaven
every day
spring (season) / CL: 個|个
several days
outdoors / al fresco / in the open
winter / CL: 個|个
on that day
the same day
autumn / CL: 個|个
all day long / whole day
that day / the other day
to be in defiance of the natural order
rainy day / rainy weather
daytime / during the day / day / CL: 個|个
Heaven / Providence / God / the day before / the sky above / to fly to the sky / to take off and fly into space / to die / to pass away
blue sky
clear sky / sunny day
the day before yesterday
embryonic period (contrasted with 後天|后天 [hou4 tian1]) / inborn / innate / natural
culmination (astronomy)
whole sky
Wu Zetian (624-705), Tang empress, reigned 690-705
skyscraping / towering into the sky
flying Apsara (Buddhist art)
God / Heavens
clear sky / blue sky / upright and honorable (official)
lit. to fill the whole sky / everywhere / as far as the eye can see
Chaotian district of Guangyuan city 廣元市|广元市, Sichuan
to have an audience with the Emperor / to be presented at court / to look skyward / to look up
to face upwards / to look up to the sky
the day after tomorrow / life after birth (the period in which one develops through experiences, contrasted with 先天) / acquired (not innate or congenital) / a posteriori
to soar / to rocket
Lotte (South Korean conglomerate)
carefree / happy-go-lucky / optimistic
clear sky
the Western Paradise (Buddhism)
cloudy day / overcast sky
reach high to the sky / tall / of great height
Nirvana (in Buddhist scripture) / Lord Brahma (the Hindu Creator)
to undergo change in weather / restoration of reactionary rule or the previous regime
in full swing (idiom) / (in a) frenzy / buzzing with activity
another day / some other time / to find another day (for appointment etc) / to take a rain check
reckless / extremely daring
reaching the sky / for days on end / incessantly
regardless of the law and of natural morality (idiom); maverick / undisciplined and out of control
lit. like the sun at noon (idiom) / fig. to be at the peak of one's power, career etc
paradise / heavenly or beautiful place / fairyland
reaching heaven in a single bound (idiom); (esp. with negative: don't expect) instant success
Food is the God of the people. (idiom); People view food as the primary need. / Food first, ethical niceties second
man can conquer nature (idiom); human wisdom can prevail over nature
supremely honorable and righteous
(of enemies) cannot live under the same sky / absolutely irreconcilable
to create a big disturbance
cold weather / cold season
lit. to support the sky as a single pillar (idiom) / fig. to take a crucial responsibility upon one's shoulders
daily (law) / per diem
to chat
lit. to view the sky from the bottom of a well (idiom); ignorant and narrow-minded
place of charm and beauty / scenery of exceptional charm / completely different world
three days from now / day after day after tomorrow
filling the entire sky / covering everything (of fog, crime, disaster etc)
roseroot / Rhodiola rosea
lit. to hide the sky with one hand / to hide the truth from the masses
man of Qǐ fears the sky falling (idiom); groundless fears
Zhang Wentian (1900-1976), CCP party leader and theorist
heaven / the distant sky
freezing weather / frosty sky
(coll.) every day
human life is beyond value (idiom)
hot (summer) day
to die
lit. poultry and dogs rise to Heaven (idiom) / fig. to ride on sb else's success / Once one man gets a government position, all his cronies get in too / Once sb has cracked the problem, every Tom, Dick and Harry can do it
to whine on for days (idiom) / to endlessly grumble complaints / incessant whining
outrageously bold in one's lust / debauched (idiom)
Bao Qingtian, fictional nickname of Bao Zheng 包拯 (999-1062), Northern Song official renowned for his honesty
nine periods of nine days each after winter solstice, the coldest time of the year
summer / CL: 個|个
whole day
all day long / all one's life
flood of good fortune fills the heavens (idiom); a lucky sign
evil crimes fill heaven (idiom)
overpowering (of a stench)
today / this day
harder than climbing to heaven (idiom)
four legs facing the sky (idiom); flat on one's back
see 三伏
the Ninth Heaven / the highest of the heavens
to reverse a desperate situation
lit. to ascend to heaven / to die
chilly weather / (loanword from Japanese) agar-agar
lit. viewing the sky with a basin on one's head; it is hard to get a clear view of the sky while carrying a platter on one's head / fig. it is hard to get on in one's career while encumbered by family obligations / one can't perform a major task while bothered by other duties
Sunday / CL: 個|个

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