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HSK
to have to / must / compulsory / necessarily
HSK 3
inevitable / certain / necessity
HSK 5
not necessarily / maybe not
HSK 5
necessary / essential / indispensable / required
HSK 5
there is no need / why should
HSK 5
to be bound to / undoubtedly will
HSK 6
must / to need to / to be sure to
HSK 6
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certainly / must / will / necessarily
essential
to need / to require / essential / indispensable
presumably / probably / in all likelihood / surely
to be bound to / to be sure to
absolutely necessary / indispensable / essential
inevitably
to grant whatever is asked for / to accede to every plea
must / have to
to be certain of victory / to be bound to prevail
(of an academic course) required / compulsory
circumstances require action (idiom); absolutely necessary / imperative
inessential / unnecessary
(idiom) needless to say / it goes without saying
one must be a man of his word and resolute in his work (proverb)
when things reach an extreme, they can only move in the opposite direction (idiom)
lit. to seek revenge over a dirty look (idiom) / fig. small-minded / vindictive
seize every minute and second (idiom); not a minute to lose / every moment counts
L'Hôpital's rule (math.)
He who gives no thought to far-flung problems soon finds suffering nearby (idiom, from Analects). / Smug concentration on the here and now will lead to future sorrow.
Khubilai Khan (1215-1294), grandson of Genghis Khan 成吉思汗, first Yuan dynasty emperor, reigned 1260-1294
Dong Biwu (1886-1975), one of the founders of the Chinese communist party
to attend to everything personally
the road one must follow or take / the only way
inessential
lit. that which is long divided must unify, and that which is long unified must divide (idiom, from 三國演義|三国演义) / fig. things are constantly changing
not necessarily / that's not sure
BHP Billiton (Anglo-Australian mining corporation)
to haggle over every cent (idiom)
calamity will befall those whose moral standards are not in keeping with their social status
lit. an arrogant army is bound to lose (idiom) / fig. pride goes before a fall
an army burning with righteous indignation is bound to win (idiom)
if you say too much, you're bound to slip up at some point (idiom)
There is no need to boast about one's treasures. (idiom)
need not / does not have to / not necessarily
Pizza Hut
one is bound for good fortune after surviving a great disaster (proverb)
Bing (search engine)
being bright at an early age does not necessarily bring success upon growing up (proverb)
necessity
necessity / essential (thing)
if two tigers fight, one will get injured (idiom) / if you start a war, someone is bound to get hurt
like father, like son (idiom)
Lake Superior, one of the Great Lakes 五大湖
If three walk together, one of them can teach me sth (Confucius)
lit. if three walk together, one can be my teacher (idiom, from the Analects of Confucius) / you have sth to learn from everyone
needless / unnecessary
lit. when two tigers fight, one is sure to be wounded (idiom) / fig. if it comes to a fight, someone will get hurt
when two tigers fight, one will get injured (idiom) / if it comes to a fight, someone will get hurt.
to be determined to win (idiom)
persisting in evil brings about self-destruction (idiom)
need not / unnecessary
To do a good job, an artisan needs the best tools (idiom). Good tools are prerequisite to the successful execution of a job
absolute necessity / sine qua non
required course / compulsory course
(we) will be very grateful (if ...)
terminal illness / incurable condition (also fig.)
will die for sure; to be a goner
realm of necessity (philosophy)
inevitable outcome / inescapable consequence
unavoidable / the only (road, entrance etc)
the road one must follow or take / the only way / same as 必由之路
requirement / necessary condition (math)
if I (you, she, he...) had known it would come to this, I (you, she, he...) would not have acted thus (idiom) / to regret vainly one's past behavior
lit. a wise person reflecting a thousand times can still make a mistake (idiom); fig. nobody is infallible
As the teacher, so the pupil. (idiom)
there is no gain without a loss (idiom) / there is no such thing as a free meal
To do a good job, an artisan needs the best tools (idiom). Good tools are prerequisite to the successful execution of a job
life's necessities
wind does not come from an empty cave without reason / there's no smoke without fire (idiom)
L'Hôpital's rule (math.) (Tw)
lit. when we get to the mountain, there'll be a way through (idiom) / fig. everything will turn out for the best / let's worry about it when it happens / it will be all right on the night
everything will turn out all right (idiom) / let's worry about it when it happens / it will be all right on the night
hidden merits will have visible rewards (idiom)
pride goes before a fall (idiom)


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