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narrative / story / tale
deliberately / on purpose
accident / CL: 樁|桩, ,
malfunction / breakdown / defect / shortcoming / fault / failure / impediment / error / bug (in software)
home / homeland / native place / CL: 個|个
reason / cause
an unforeseen event / accident / misfortune
old practice / CL: 個|个
the Forbidden City / abbr. for 故宮博物院|故宫博物院
former imperial palace
fairy tale
  *故* | 故* | *故
happening / instance / reason / cause / intentional / former / old / friend / therefore / hence / (of people) to die, dead
classical story or quote from the literature / the story behind sth
mythological story / myth
former residence
fictional film / feature film
accident occurring due to negligence
folk story / folktale
for some reason
no cause, no reason (idiom); completely uncalled for
old friend / the deceased
Palace Museum, in the Forbidden City, Beijing / National Palace Museum, Taipei
fault resolution / trouble clearing
as before / as usual / (to be) like old friends
the late / deceased
historical or literary anecdote that gives rise to a saying
familiarity at first sight
former residence
technical breakdown / malfunction
old city
In order to capture, one must let loose. / to loosen the reins only to grasp them better
native country / one's homeland
one's hometown
the ways of the world
sophisticated / worldly-wise
to die
to find an excuse
worldly wisdom / the ways of the world / to know how to get on in the world
without cause or reason
old road / old way / old course (of a river)
... hence the name (used at the end of a sentence)
without good cause
one's old self / one's original self / what one has always been
former acquaintance / old friend
hometown / native place
back to where we were (idiom); absolutely no improvement / Things haven't changed at all.
to review the old and know the new (idiom, from the Analects) / to recall the past to understand the future
to discard the old and introduce the new (idiom); to innovate
to be one's old self (idiom) / to be unchanged / (derog.) to be stuck in one's ways
deliberately mystifying / to make sth unnecessarily complicated
to ask a question, already knowing the answer
single point of failure
former capital / ancient capital
Gucheng county in Hengshui 衡水, Hebei
to die of an illness
what for? / what's the reason?
meeting an old friend in a foreign place (idiom)
to revisit old haunts (idiom); down memory lane
to die / death
old friend / deceased friend
Mukden Palace, aka Shenyang Imperial Palace, the main imperial palace during the early years of the Qing dynasty (1625-1644), a secondary palace in subsequent years, now a museum
old friends
anecdote / tales (esp. about historical figure)
lit. neither a relative nor a friend (idiom) / fig. unrelated to one another in any way
old estate / former empire / former occupation
to troubleshoot / to check components individually for problems / troubleshooting
to die / to pass away
a shipwreck / a sinking
a close friend over many years
stuck in the old ways (idiom); refusing to acknowledge new ideas / stagnating and conservative
deliberate violation (idiom); intentional crime
premeditated murder
old site / site of sth (palace, ancient state etc) that no longer exists
once familiar places / former haunts
accident causing injury or death
to return home with honor
to leave one's homeland
to repeat an old stratagem / up to one's old tricks
to put on an act
country with an ancient history
lit. to breathe out stale air and breathe in fresh (idiom, from Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子); fig. to get rid of the old and bring in the new
to die / to pass away
old teaching (e.g. religious instruction)
that's why it is called...
a pile of old books
bedtime story
to play the profound thinker
historical ruins
to revert to old ways
without relatives or friends
experienced in the ways of the world (idiom); worldly-wise / sophisticated
former home
Mao: The Unknown Story by Jung Chang 張戎|张戎 and Jon Halliday
to go through the motions
usual trick / old tactics
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