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


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HSK
to disappear / to fade away
HSK 5
loss / damage / CL: 個|个 / to lose / to suffer damage
HSK 5
to lose / to forfeit
HSK 6
to lose / lost
HSK 6
error / fault / (law) negligence / delinquency
HSK 6
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to lose / to miss / to fail
deficiency / shortcoming / hiatus
to lose / lost
to lose (one's bearings) / to get lost
(of soil etc) to wash away / to be eroded / (fig.) (of talented staff, followers of a religious faith, investment funds etc) to go elsewhere / to fail to be retained
gains and losses / success and failure / merits and demerits
fault / mistake / to miss (a chance)
lost / missing / to lose (sb in one's charge) / to get lost / to wander away / to lose (flavor, freshness, shape, hair, one's good looks etc) / to lose meaning (in translation)
surefire; absolutely safe (idiom)
to worry about personal gains and losses
to make a (careless) mistake / oversight
No time to lose! (idiom)
to report the loss of something
to squander / lost
rash / impudent
mishap / accident / accidental loss
you win some, you lose some (idiom) / gains and losses / trade-off
lit. success and failure, the gains and losses (idiom) / fig. to weigh up various factors
the gains do not make up for the losses (idiom)
lit. heaven's net has wide meshes, but nothing escapes it (idiom, from Laozi 73) / fig. the way of Heaven is fair, but the guilty will not escape / you can't run from the long arm of the law
to lose what one has just obtained (idiom)
to let sth slip by / to miss an opportunity
as if one had lost something (idiom) / to look or feel unsettled or distracted / to feel empty
to lose sth due to leakage / to let sth slip through / a slip-up / an oversight
if you say too much, you're bound to slip up at some point (idiom)
report the loss to the authorities concerned
no danger of anything going wrong / no risk at all
to suffer the painful loss of (a loved one etc) / to miss out on (an opportunity) / to fail to gain (victory etc)
lit. to be frustrated as though having lost sth (idiom) / fig. to be at a loss / perplexed / frustrated
at a loss / confused / not know what to do next
at a loss
indiscreet remark / indiscretion / slip of the tongue
fault / mistake / shortcoming / error / misconduct
loss (of sth through natural disaster, theft etc) (law)
reflect a thousand times and you can still make a mistake (idiom); to err is human
mistake / slip-up
brain drain / outflow of talent
bold / forthright
bereavement
to seem as if something is amiss (idiom)
rushed work leads to errors (idiom)
to feel despondent (idiom)
lit. a wise person reflecting a thousand times can still make a mistake (idiom); fig. nobody is infallible
to cause a loss of (decorum, dignity etc) (used in fixed expressions)
there is no gain without a loss (idiom) / there is no such thing as a free meal
professional negligence
(of sth that should be retained: nutrients, moisture, heat etc) to be lost
medical negligence / medical malpractice


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