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to wish for / to desire / hope / CL: 個|个
disappointed / to lose hope / to despair
desire / wish
to hope for / to look forward to
to visit / to pay a call to
to have expectations / to earnestly hope / expectation / hope
to thirst for / to long for
desire / longing / appetite / craving
outlook / prospect / to look ahead / to look forward to
to visit / to call on sb / to look around
to hope for sth / to count on / hope
to look in all directions (idiom) / to glance around
can be expected (to) / to be expected (to) / hopefully (happening)
  *望* | 望* | *望
full moon / to hope / to expect / to visit / to gaze (into the distance) / to look towards / towards
to despair / to give up all hope / desperate / desperation
popularity / prestige
to watch from a height or distance / to keep a lookout
to keep watch / on guard
to wait and see / to watch from the sidelines / to look around / to survey
to look up at / to look up to sb hopefully
to be on the lookout / to keep watch
without hope / hopeless / without prospects
to look around / to peep (through a crack) / to peer at / to throw a look at
an extravagant hope / to have excessive expectations
to gaze at / to stare fixedly at
to look into the distance
as far as the eye can see
binoculars / telescope / CL: , ,
to espy / to spot
to be pleased beyond one's expectations (idiom) / overjoyed at the turn of events
lit. to see only the other rider's dust and have no hope of catching up (idiom) / to be far inferior
to live up to expectations (idiom)
overjoyed at unexpected good news (idiom)
to look at each other
to place hopes on
great hopes / great expectations
John / Saint John / less common variant of 約翰|约翰 preferred by the Catholic Church
to shrink back / to flinch
Wangan township in Penghu county 澎湖縣|澎湖县 (Pescadores Islands), Taiwan
greatly disappointed
to look at one another / to face each other
to survey the scene from an elevated position
a gleam of hope
  *朢* | 朢* | *朢
15th day of month (lunar calendar) / old variant of
full moon
to keep watch and defend one another (idiom, from Mencius); to join forces to defend against external aggressors / mutual help and protection
distinguished or prominent family / influential clan (old)
(idiom) to enjoy popular support / to receive general approval
renown / prestige
a person of virtue and prestige / a person of good moral standing and reputation
to desire / to wish / (literary) to admire
intimidate at the first glance (idiom); awe-inspiring / terrifying / overwhelming
Cape of Good Hope
to anxiously await
offspring a famous family (idiom); good breeding / blue blood
lit. to hope one's son becomes a dragon (idiom); fig. to long for one' s child to succeed in life / to have great hopes for one's offspring / to give one's child the best education as a career investment
hopeful / promising / prospective
to hope / to wish / hope / wish / (old) name of an official post
renowned / prestigious / great hopes / expectations
watchtower / lookout tower
watchtower / observation tower
to look forward to
victory is in sight
people's expectations
Wangan township in Penghu county 澎湖縣|澎湖县 (Pescadores Islands), Taiwan
Wangjiang county in Anqing 安慶|安庆, Anhui
Wangcheng county in Changsha 長沙|长沙, Hunan
to gaze afar / to look into the distance
lit. to quench one's thirst by thinking of plums (idiom) / fig. to console oneself with illusions
hopes are dashed
in sight but unattainable (idiom) / inaccessible
desperate straits / impossible situation
to look far ahead / to look forward (to)
(literary) to gaze in the air
as far as the eye can see
to flee at the mere sight of (idiom)
(TCM) observation, one of the four methods of diagnosis 四診|四诊
lit. view a text and interpret (idiom); to interpret word by word without understanding the meaning / a far-fetched interpretation
lit. to gaze at the ocean and lament one's inadequacy (idiom) / fig. to feel powerless and incompetent (to perform a task)
(literary) spotless reputation
hope / to hope / to look forward to
in sight but unattainable (idiom) / inaccessible / also written 可望而不可及
Telescopium (constellation)
lit. covet Sichuan once Gansu has been seized / fig. endless greed / insatiable desire
to call to pay one's respect / to call on
to stand a good chance / to have great hopes / to be promising
radio telescope
hopeful / promising
to aspire
to stand tall and see far (idiom); taking the long and broad view / acute foresight
see Jiang Ziya 姜子牙
observation tower / lookout tower
to be evident at a glance (idiom)
lit. looking for rain clouds in times of drought (idiom) / fig. desperate for an escape from a difficult situation
choronym (a family's region of origin, used as an indicator of superior social status in a choronym-surname combination) (For example, the Tang writer Han Yu 韓愈|韩愈 is also known as 韓昌黎|韩昌黎, where 韓|韩 is his surname and 昌黎 is his clan's ancestral prefecture .)
Wangjiang county in Anqing 安慶|安庆, Anhui
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