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


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chocolate (loanword) / CL: 塊|块
HSK 4
ingenious / clever / ingenuity / artifice
HSK 5
skill / technique
HSK 6
fortunately / unexpectedly / by coincidence
HSK 6
elaborate
just by chance / to happen to (just at the right time) / opportune
dexterous / deft / easy / light and easy to use / nimble / agile / lithe / graceful
by chance / by coincidence / to happen to
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opportunely / coincidentally / as it happens / skillful / timely
small and exquisite / delicate / fine (features) / compact / nifty
skillful hands / dexterous / a dab hand
coincidence / coincidental / to coincide
innovative thinking / ingenuity
clever (child) / smart / lovable / cute
deft / nimble / ingenious
cunning / dexterous / ingenious
too bad / unfortunately / as luck would have it
by chance / by coincidence / by good luck
quick fix / opportune short cut (around a difficulty) / cheap trick (to get what one wants) / to pull a fast one
to overreach oneself / to try to be clever and end up with egg on one's face
to seize every opportunity / to be full of tricks
lit. to have a tongue like a reed (idiom) / fig. to have a glib tongue
fortuitously / luckily / as chance has it
graceful words, flowery speech (idiom); elegant but insincere words / cheating wheedling / dishonest rhetoric
with familiarity you learn the trick (idiom); practice makes perfect
to fabricate excuses (idiom) / to concoct various items (e.g. to pad an expense account)
capable / clever / dexterous
skilled workman
dainty and delicate / exquisite
The cleverest housewife cannot cook without rice (idiom); You won't get anywhere without equipment.
to be skillful with one's hands / to be manually adroit
tangram (traditional Chinese block puzzle)
unluckily
curious coincidence
by happy coincidence
tchoukball (loanword)
to be glib in one's speech and wear an ingratiating expression (idiom)
by coincidence / it so happened that / fortunately / against expectation
to act cleverly to get what one desires / to get the best at least expense
delicate / dainty
arriving early can't beat coming at the right time / perfect timing
maneuver / scheme
Qiaojia county in Zhaotong 昭通, Yunnan
deceitful / crafty / artful
Qiaojia county in Zhaotong 昭通, Yunnan
to argue skillfully or plausibly / rhetoric
to work resourcefully / to apply intelligence
Homo habilis, extinct species of upright East African hominid (Tw)
chocolate chip
plan / scheme / intelligent / quick-witted
clever wife / ingenious housewife / Eurasian wren (Troglodytes troglodytes)
the unvarnished truth is better than a cunning ruse (idiom) / honesty is the best policy
patient work makes a skilled craftsman
what a coincidence!
ingenious gear machine / elaborate contraption
fancy
phonological skill


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