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old / opposite: new / former / worn (with age)
HSK 3
old version
fond remembrance of times past / nostalgia
as before / still
HSK 6
worn out / old-fashioned and dilapidated
San Francisco, California
old calendar / the Chinese lunar calendar / same as 農曆|农历
former site / old location
still (remaining) / to remain (the same) / yet
HSK 6
old anecdote / stories passed on from former times
depreciation
shabby
outmoded / old-fashioned
in former times / the olden days
old dreams
second-hand book / old book / ancient book
old-fashioned
HSK 6
second-hand goods / used items for sale
old affair / former matter
old property (esp. inherited from former generation) / former territory
old affection
archaic
Gejiu, county level city in Yunnan, capital of Honghe Hani and Yi autonomous county 紅河哈尼族彞族自治州|红河哈尼族彝族自治州
Gejiu, county level city in Yunnan, capital of Honghe Hani and Yi autonomous county 紅河哈尼族彞族自治州|红河哈尼族彝族自治州
to remember old friends / to cherish old friendships / for old time's sake
Old Testament
former agreement / former contract
sale of second-hand goods / flea market
old look / former appearance
lit. old account / old debt / fig. old scores to settle / old quarrels / old grudge
History of the Early Tang Dynasty, sixteenth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled under Liu Xu 劉昫|刘昫 in 945 during Later Jin 後晉|后晋 of the Five Dynasties, 200 scrolls
old residence / former home
former times / olden days
old style
lit. to like the new, and hate the old (idiom); fig. enamored with new people (e.g. new girlfriend), bored with the old
Paleolithic Era
History of the Five Dynasties (between Tang and Song), eighteenth of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史, compiled under Xue Juzheng 薛居正 in 974 during Northern Song 北宋, 150 scrolls
old democratic revolution / bourgeois revolution (in Marx-Leninist theory, a prelude to the proletarian revolution)
rate of deprecation
old friendship
conservative / reactionary
to resume one's old trade (idiom)
to replace the old with new (idiom)
as before / as in the past
old wine in a new bottle (idiom)
poetry in the old style
to make friends again / to renew old cordial relations
old illness / former affliction
place one has previously visited / old haunts
to reminisce / to talk about former times
once familiar places / former haunts
former acquaintance / old friend
former custom / old ways
lit. new wine in old bottles; fig. new concepts in an old framework / (loan idiom from Matthew 9:17, but fig. meaning is opposite)
second-hand car market / used bike market
old friends
old system / weights and measures of former times
lit. If the old doesn't go, the new will not come. / You can't make progress by clinging to old notions.
to revive old dreams (idiom); to relive past experiences
old and damaged / in disrepair
old illness recurs (idiom); a relapse / fig. to repeat an old error / the same old problem
to get rid of the old to bring in the new (idiom); to innovate
old friend
old form of writing / piece in the old style
feeling of nostalgia
former times / the olden days
old friends
last year / the Chinese New Year (i.e. the new year in the old calendar)
Destroy the Four Olds (campaign of the Cultural Revolution)
old habit / former custom
outmoded / decadent / decaying
to get rid of the old to bring in the new (idiom); to innovate
one's old profession / trade of one's forebears
old court case / long-standing legal dispute
to revisit old haunts (idiom); down memory lane
to restore old way / to return to the past
old wine in a new bottle (idiom)
old friend / former acquaintance
former residence
the Old World / Eurasia as opposed to the New World 新大陸|新大陆 or the Americas
old system / former rules
old traces / signs from the past
to reminisce
old acquaintance / former friend
old rules / example from the past / former practices
usher out the old, greet the new / esp. to see in the New Year
out with the old and in with the new (idiom)
to turn over old accounts / fig. to revive old quarrels / to reopen old wounds
lunar New Year
the Four Olds (target of the Cultural Revolution)
notable former families
to turn over a new leaf
kyujitai, traditional Japanese character used before 1946
old teachings / wisdom from the past / old church / the Catholic Church 天主教 as opposed to Protestantism 新教
old capital
relatives and old friends
to raise the same old topic again / to hark back
old wrong / past grievance / wickedness of former times
old posture / former situation

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