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  *空* | 空* | *空
empty / air / sky / in vain
HSK 4
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *空* | 空* | *空
to empty / vacant / unoccupied / space / leisure / free time
HSK 4
to fill a job vacancy / to fill in a blank (e.g. on questionnaire or exam paper)
HSK 4
sky
HSK 5
aviation
HSK 6
outer space
HSK 6
to clear / to empty
time and place / world of a particular locale and era / (physics) space-time
vacuum
starry sky / the heavens
high altitude
openwork / fretwork
hollow / empty interior
Sun Wukong, the Monkey King, character with supernatural powers in the novel Journey to the West 西遊記|西游记 / Son Goku, the main character in Dragon Ball 七龍珠|七龙珠
to build (a hut etc) on stilts / to install (power lines etc) overhead / (fig.) unfounded / impractical / (fig.) to make sb a mere figurehead
wide sea and sky (idiom); boundless open vistas / the whole wide world / chatting about everything under the sun
filling the atmosphere / covering the sky
anti-aircraft defense
to travel through time
to rise to the sky / to lift off / to levitate / liftoff
to find the time to do sth
be high up in the sky
China Eastern Airlines
void / hollow / empty
to fail to achieve something / to be fruitless
to fail / to fall through / to come to nothing
to omit / to neglect
midair
to relax completely / to empty one's mind / (finance) to sell short / (of a commercial vehicle) to travel empty (no cargo or passengers) / to deadhead
empty / vacuous / nothing / vacant / in vain / all for nothing / air-to-air (missile)
night sky
overhead / in the sky
China Eastern Airlines
like a heavenly steed, soaring across the skies (idiom) / (of writing, calligraphy etc) bold and imaginative / unconstrained in style
to hang in the air / suspended in midair / (fig.) uncertain
(literary) the vast sky / (finance) eventual downturn / poor prospects in the long term
to soar / to rise high into the air
cloze (pedagogy)
baseless (lie) / without foundation
deep space (outer space)
Air France
to hollow out / to empty out / to use up / (finance) tunneling
nonempty (set)
to have leisure time
sea land air (transport, or military operations)
to leave blank space in a document / to leave some time free
to excavate / to hollow
Korean Air, South Korea's main airline
overhead / up in the sky
cloze (pedagogy)
American Airlines
all one's hopes and efforts come to nothing / futile
low altitude
lit. the four elements are vanity (idiom) / this world is an illusion
leaving none left / (sold etc) out
parallel universe
Delta Air Lines, Inc., airline headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia
in debt / in the red / in deficit
Japan Airlines (JAL)
territorial air space
to open an aperture / (extended meaning) to cut a way through / to open up a road
to sell short (finance)
the eagle soars in the sky (citation from Mao Zedong)
to launch into space
lit. to rush at thin air / fig. to miss one's aim / to have nothing to show for one's troubles
to fail / to come to nothing / to fall through (of plans, hopes) / to lie
Emirates (airline)
the people are gone and the place is empty (idiom) / the sight of a deserted place brings old friends to mind / the place is deserted / the birds have flown
petty thief (lit. quick fingered and vanish) / empty-handed / having nothing
variant of 憑空|凭空
loss of life and property / to lose the beauty and her possessions
Cathay Pacific, Hong Kong-based airline
to sweep clean / to clean out
empty-handed (idiom); fig. not receiving anything
All Nippon Airways (ANA)
the blue sky
Hong Kong Dragon Airlines (operating as Dragonair), Hong Kong-based international airline
using a wicker basket to draw water (idiom); wasted effort
Sun Wukong, the Monkey King, character with supernatural powers from the novel Journey to the West 西遊記|西游记
to make time
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines
Asiana Airlines, South Korean airline
to steal everything
to buy on margin (finance)
lit. just sitting and eating, one can deplete even a mountain of wealth (idiom) / fig. to spend one's money without generating any income
EVA Air, Taiwanese international airline
Yukon (Canadian territory adjacent to Alaska)
hopes are dashed
China United Airlines
to short-sell (finance)
to empty (a bag) / to turn inside out / to turn out
idle / free time / leisure
to take some time out / to make use of a spare moment
to speculate / to play the market / (fig.) to sell hot air / to swindle people by posing as a reputable operator
poor prospects in the short term (finance)
to have time (to do sth)
high-to-medium-altitude air defense (HIMAD)
to fly up to the sky
whiteout
to return empty (i.e. to drive back with no passengers or freight)

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