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oneself / one's own
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everyone gives their own view
HSK 6
to do (sth) oneself / to help oneself to
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self / oneself / sixth of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干 / sixth in order / letter "F" or Roman "VI" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / hexa
to make it one's business / to take upon oneself to
those on our side / ourselves / one's own people / one of us
know yourself, know your enemy (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法)
our side / one's own (side etc)
to be strict with oneself
thirty-sixth year F12 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1959 or 2019
to know oneself / to be intimate or close / intimate friend
without the freedom to act independently (idiom); involuntary / not of one's own volition / in spite of oneself
forty-sixth year F10 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1969 or 2029
sixteenth year F4 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1999 or 2059
dissident / alien / outsider / non-self / others
twenty-sixth year F2 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 2009 or 2069
sixth year F6 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1989 or 2049
close female friend / confidante
a matter of no concern to oneself (idiom)
to be strict with oneself (idiom) / to demand a lot of oneself
to take for one's own / to expropriate
Daji (c. 11th century BC), concubine of the last Shang dynasty king Zhou Xin 紂辛|纣辛
to be content with one's lot (idiom) / to know one's place
to appropriate to oneself (what rightfully belongs to others)
What you don't want done to you, don't do to others. (idiom, from the Confucian analects) / Do as you would be done by. / Do not do to others what you would not have them do to you.
egoism
know yourself and know your enemy, and you will never be defeated (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法)
to abandon self for others (idiom, from Analects); to sacrifice one's own interest for other people / altruism
(coll.) (Tw) to get sacked / to be fired
to persist in one's views
self-restraint and devotion to public duties (idiom); selfless dedication / to serve the public interest wholeheartedly
harming others for one's personal benefit (idiom); personal gain to the detriment of others
to feel unconcerned and let matters rest (idiom)
to harm others without benefiting oneself (idiom)
close friend in a distant land, far-flung realms as next door / close in spirit although far away
personal profit / to benefit oneself
to crush one's own foot while trying to maneuver a rock (to a cliff edge, to drop on one's enemy) (idiom) / hoisted by one's own petard
close male friend / confidant
oneself
Look out for yourself, or heaven and earth will combine to destroy you. / Every man for himself, and the Devil take the hindmost.
restrain yourself and return to the rites (idiom, from Analects); to subdue self and observe proprieties / (any number of possible translations)
love others as self
self-restraint / discipline / selflessness
one's own viewpoint
to move a stone and stub one's toe / to shoot oneself in the foot (idiom)
a thousand cups of wine is not too much when best friends meet (idiom) / when you're with close friends, you can let your hair down
intimate / private saving of family members
you can't always do as you like / one has to compromise in this world (idiom)
fifty-sixth year F8 of the 60 year cycle, e.g. 1979 or 2039
to seek the cause in oneself rather than sb else
If you don't want anyone to know, don't do it (idiom). fig. If you do something bad, people will inevitably hear about it.
each sticks to his own view (idiom); a dialogue of the deaf
each sticks to his own opinion (idiom); chacun son gout
hexose (CH2O)6, monosaccharide with six carbon atoms, such as glucose 葡萄糖
if you want sth done well, do it yourself (idiom)
to consider sb as close friend (idiom); to take into one's confidence
selfless / self-sacrifice (to help others) / self-renunciation / altruism
knowing the enemy and yourself will get you unscathed through a hundred battles (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War")
there's no place like home (idiom)
a true gentleman will sacrifice his life for a friend who understands him, as a woman makes herself beautiful for her sweetheart
hepatitis F
to give up one's private interests for the public good (idiom); to behave altruistically / selfless and public spirited
to regard sb as one's own child
to blot out one's conscience
Kong Yiji, protagonist of short story by Lu Xun 魯迅|鲁迅
private saved money of close family members
to listen to the ideas of others with an open mind (idiom)
to exercise power arbitrarily (idiom)
to wipe out dissenters / to exterminate those who disagree
to know the enemy and know oneself (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War")
Help others, and others may help you (idiom).
Go your own way, let others say what they like. (popular modern cliche) / Do it my way.
to be severe with oneself and lenient with others (idiom)
to abandon self for others (idiom); to sacrifice oneself to help the people / altruism
intimate / private saving of family members
not to become attached to material things, not to pity oneself
to be oneself
self-restraint and devotion to public duties (idiom); selfless dedication / to serve the public interest wholeheartedly
an individual


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