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  *来* | 来* | *来
to come / to arrive / to come round / ever since / next
afterwards / later
original / former / originally / formerly / at first / so, actually, as it turns out
always / at all times / never (if used in negative sentence)
original / originally / at first / it goes without saying / of course
in the future / future / the future / CL: 個|个
future / tomorrow / CL: 個|个 / approaching / coming / pending
since (a previous event)
always (previously)
always / throughout (a period of time) / (of) all-time
recently / lately
bitterness finishes, sweetness begins (idiom); the hard times are over, the good times just beginning
lit. proper behavior is based on reciprocity (idiom) / fig. to return politeness for politeness
to come out / to appear / to arise
(after a verb, indicates coming out, completion of an action, or ability to discern or detect)
to stand up / to get up / also pr. [qi3 lai2]
(after a verb) indicating the beginning and continuation of an action or a state / indicating an upward movement (e.g. after ) / indicating completion / (after a perception verb, e.g. ) expressing preliminary judgment / also pr. [qi3 lai5]
to bring / to bring about / to produce
to come down / (completed action marker) / (after verb of motion, indicates motion down and towards us, also fig.) / (indicates continuation from the past towards us) / to be harvested (of crops) / to be over (of a period of time) / to go among the masses (said of leaders)
to be used for
to accept / to take / next / following
to welcome (a visitor or newcomer) / (fig.) to usher in
to return / to come back
to come over / to manage / to handle / to be able to take care of
to come in
apparently / it seems that
seemingly / apparently / looks as if / appear to be / gives the impression that / seems on the face of it to be
to come up / to approach / (verb complement indicating success)
this past year / over the last years
to come (formal) / before / previously
to return / to come back
Malaya / Malaysia
to waken
firstly, ...
(of a sound) to come through / to be heard / (of news) to arrive
it may be assumed that
to arrive / arrival / advent
to stand up
conversely / in reverse order / in an opposite direction
to sound like
for the past few years
for a long time
thus / if this happens then
Zhou Enlai (1898-1976), Chinese communist leader, prime minister 1949-1976
to rush over
to arise abruptly / to arrive suddenly / happening suddenly
for the past many years
to remember / to recall
in my opinion
from the beginning / always / to come of one's own accord
since ancient times
consistently / always (in the past and now)
in the past always / for a long time now / until now
to get better / to improve / to get well
to wake up from a sleep
lit. to return in a swirl of dust (idiom) / fig. to regroup and come back even stronger / to make a comeback
to stop
dealings / contacts / to go back and forth
to act recklessly / to mess around
lit. sth hits one in the face / directly in one's face / sth assaults the senses / blatant (advertising) / eye-catching / (a smell) assaults the nostrils
for the past several years
inherent / innate
in the end / finally / as a result
to bring / to fetch / to get
external / foreign / outside
to follow the past and herald the future (idiom); part of a historical transition / forming a bridge between earlier and later stages
returning to our main topic,... / that said,... / again,... / in this connection / in passing / nevertheless,... / anyhow
to calculate / to estimate / in total / all told / (fig.) if you think about it
to have more work than one can deal with / to have one's hands full
Huilai county in Jieyang 揭陽|揭阳, Guangdong
to hover between life and death (idiom) / to suffer terribly / within an inch of one's life
generally speaking / in general
to overturn / to turn upside down
to start over / to do sth all over again
Huailai county in Zhangjiakou 張家口|张家口, Hebei
to turn up without being invited / unsolicited
Tailai county in Qiqihar 齊齊哈爾|齐齐哈尔, Heilongjiang
lately / recently
stretch a hand and grab it (idiom); very easy
to come to a place on account of its reputation (idiom); attracted to visit a famous location
to be unable to breathe
tathagata (Buddha's name for himself, having many layers of meaning - Sanskrit: thus gone, having been Brahman, gone to the absolute etc)
awkward / embarrassed / cannot be accomplished
in the past few days / lately
to come one after the other
Alai (1959-), ethnic Tibetan Chinese writer, awarded Mao Dun Literature Prize in 2000 for his novel 塵埃落定|尘埃落定 "Red Poppies"
to come thick and fast (idiom)
since the beginning of history
all the way / all along / since the start
to come prepared
refrain (from doing sth) / (coll.) Come on! / Give me a break! / Save it!
to act arbitrarily regardless of the rules / to mess with sth / to make a hash of things / to cause trouble
cyclamen (loanword)
for the past few days
to be able to talk to / to get along with / to be congenial
from birth / by one's nature

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