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

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therefore / as a result / so / the reason why
all / to have; to possess; to own
toilet / lavatory / CL: 間|间, 處|处
  *所* | 所* | *所
actually / place / classifier for houses, small buildings, institutions etc / that which / particle introducing a relative clause or passive / CL: 個|个
to be indifferent / not to matter / cannot be said to be
location / place
as far as one's capabilities extend (idiom); to the best of one's ability / within one's powers
habitation / dwelling place / residence / CL: 處|处
place / location / (after a noun) place where it is located
one's affiliation (i.e. the organization one is affiliated with) / subordinate (i.e. those subordinate to oneself) / belonging to / affiliated / under one's command
(dialect) toilet / privy
what one acquires / one's gains
unimaginable / outrageous / freakish
so-called / what is called
(after a noun N and before a predicate P) the reason why N P / Example: 我之所以討厭他|我之所以讨厌他 "the reason why I dislike him (is ...)"
all rights reserved (copyright statement)
office of an association / meeting place / clubhouse / club
local police station
not knowing which course to follow (idiom); at a loss what to do
Solomon (name)
as everyone knows (idiom)
(idiom) to sidestep the question / to answer evasively
(idiom) to enjoy popular support / to receive general approval
not knowing what to do (idiom); at one's wits' end / embarrassed and at a complete loss
what one is good at
head of an institute etc
what one thinks / person or thing that is on one's mind
as it should be by rights (idiom); proper and to be expected as a matter of course / inevitable and right
looking pensive / thoughtfully
to follow one's heart's desires / to do as one pleases (idiom)
to summarize / to sum up
lit. fluently saying all one wants (idiom); to preach freely on one's favorite topic / to hold forth to one's heart's content
(idiom) to sweep everything before one; to be invincible
not knowing anything at all (idiom); completely ignorant / without an inkling
one's conduct and deeds
not having anything at all (idiom); utterly lacking / without two sticks to rub together
as expected
general trend / irresistible trend
to gain nothing / to end up empty-handed
to remain unmoved
to have nothing to do / to idle one's time away (idiom)
to be unavoidable (idiom)
to do whatever one pleases
unheard-of; unprecedented
wherever one goes
to not know what sb is driving at / to be unintelligible
each takes what he needs (idiom)
what one hears and sees (idiom)
greatly disappointed
destitute and homeless (idiom); forced from one's home and wandering about / displaced
branch (of a company etc)
(idiom) to achieve sth worthwhile; to make a positive contribution
there is not much left
to adapt to sb's taste / to fit sb's fancy
watchhouse / sentry post
to get carried away / to forget oneself
to be invincible / unrivalled
attempting nothing and accomplishing nothing (idiom); without any initiative or drive / feckless
that which is yearned for by the public
not excluding anything / all-inclusive
to force someone to do something
each does his utmost (idiom) / from each according to his means
lit. metal and stone yield to power of sincerity (idiom) / fig. no difficulty is insurmountable if one is sincere
troops under one's command
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.
to reach everywhere / to stop at nothing / to do one's utmost
unheard of / an extremely rare and unprecedented event
no difficulty is insurmountable if one is sincere (idiom)
not to refuse to (idiom) / not to hesitate to
not stopping at anything / all manner of evil
whatever you like / to do as one pleases
something that everybody knows
to eat three square meals a day and do no work (idiom) / to be sated with food and remain idle
not having any special skill / without any qualifications
as if one had lost something (idiom) / to look or feel unsettled or distracted / to feel empty
not paying attention to anything (idiom); to idle time away
to not know the reason / to not know what to do
everyone has their likes and dislikes (idiom)
research institute / graduate studies / graduate school / CL: 個|个
one's office; place where one holds a post
location / site
Zerubbabel (son of Shealtiel)
unheard of
Azor (son of Eliakim and father of Zadok in Matthew 1:13-14)
having nothing (idiom); utterly destitute / without two sticks to rub together
proprietor / owner
to be caused by

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