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  *是* | 是* | *是
is / are / am / yes / to be
  *是* | 是* | *是
variant of / (used in given names)
but / however
or / still / nevertheless / had better
whether (or not) / if / is or isn't
but / however / (used for emphasis) indeed
thereupon / as a result / consequently / thus / hence
(coll.) if
each and every / every / all / any
right and wrong / quarrel
(emphasizes that sth is precisely or exactly as stated) / precisely / exactly / even / if / just like / in the same way as
fault / blame
no / is not / not
that is / i.e.
indeed / truly / (coll.) (used to express disapproval, annoyance etc about sth)
(emphasizes that sth is precisely or exactly as stated) / precisely / exactly / even / if / just like / in the same way as
or / either one or the other
in other words / that is
especially / most of all / above all / in particular
in other words / that is to say / so / thus
considered to be / at last
is both ...(and...) / since / as / being the case that
even more (so)
contrary to what one might expect / actually / contrariwise / why don't you
to seek truth from facts (idiom) / to be practical and realistic
lit. one is one, two is two (idiom) / fig. things are (or ought to be) perfectly clear-cut / unequivocal
yes, that's right / variant of 似的
(coll.) of course / naturally / indeed
have plenty of / there's no lack of
merely / simply / only / but
isn't that so?
nevertheless / actually / the fact is ...
equivalent to either or 就是
if it were not for / but for
to seek the truth
although / even though / even if
to be full of / completely
(written) (at the end of a request in letters) I would be much obliged
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for the sake of / for the purpose of
Really! (interj. of annoyance or frustration)
just / simply / stubbornly / really
solely / just
to believe oneself infallible (idiom) / to be opinionated
probably / perhaps / could it be that...?
silence is golden (idiom)
Oh that's true! (interjection of sudden realization)
see 利事
can be found everywhere
(Internet slang) I can't even... / Are you kidding me! / OMG!
every medicine has its side effect
unity is strength (revolutionary slogan and popular song of 1943)
to seek nothing but profit (idiom); personal profit before everything / self-seeking
things have remained the same, but people have changed
not one good point / everything about it is wrong
Failure is the mother of success.
in other words / that is to say
ginger gets spicier as it gets older (idiom) / the older, the wiser
extremely / very
Actual practice is the sole criterion for judging truth (item from Deng Xiaoping theory, from 1978)
science and technology is the number one productive force (from a 1978 speech by Deng Xiaoping 鄧小平|邓小平 introducing the Four Modernizations 四個現代化|四个现代化)
duplicity / hypocrisy (idiom)
unable to reach a decision (idiom); cannot agree on the right choice / no unanimous decision / still a matter of discussion
lit. right and wrong, crooked and straight (idiom); fig. merits and demerits / pros and cons
to distinguish right and wrong (idiom)
to invert right and wrong
clear and logical
lit. to believe in the rain on hearing the wind (idiom) / to believe rumors / to be credulous
(derog.) to be a good-for-nothing / worthless nobody / no-good
so I have heard (idiom) / the beginning clause of Buddha's quotations as recorded by his disciple, Ananda (Buddhism)
to act as one thinks fit / to have one's own way
to confuse right and wrong (idiom)
a woman's virtue is to have no talent (idiom)
as they say, ... / as the saying goes, ...
not to be trifled with / to be reckoned with
to stir up trouble
sriracha (loanword)
to follow obediently
destiny will make enemies meet (idiom) / (often said about lovers who have a disagreement)
each one does what he thinks is right (idiom) / each goes his own way
if this can be tolerated, what cannot? (idiom) / enough is enough
lit. the body is the revolution's capital / fig. good health is a prerequisite for work (Mao Zedong's saying)
there are no rivers to one who has crossed the ocean, and no clouds to one who has passed Mount Wu (idiom) / one who has seen the world doesn't stop at small things
what has (he) got up (his) sleeve? / what's going on?
devoid of fear (idiom) / intrepid
probably / most likely
trouble spot / sketchy area
to apologize
to incite a quarrel (idiom); to sow discord between people / to tell tales / to make mischief
unable to distinguish right and wrong (idiom)
people who don't belong together, don't get to live together (idiom) / marriages are predestined / people marry because they share common traits
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