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still / still in progress / still more / yet / even more / in addition / fairly / passably (good) / as early as / even / also / else
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to pay back / to return
or / still / nevertheless / had better
to restore to the original state / to reconstruct (an event) / reduction (chemistry)
to return sth / to revert
to repay / to reimburse
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surname Huan
furthermore / in addition / still / also
not bad / tolerable / fortunately
to be better off ... / might as well ...
to return (sth borrowed etc) / to send back / to refund / to rebate
repayment / to pay back money
restitution / return of something to its original owner / remittance
to return sth to sb
to repay capital
to settle a debt
to return alive / to survive
that goes without saying
reducing agent
to make a counteroffer when haggling / to bargain
to repay a loan
to pay back in full / to redeem a debt
to return home / fig. to retire from public life
(music notation) natural sign, ♮
restoring agricultural land to forest
to return with thanks / to give back (honorific)
to haggle over price / to bargain
to hit back / to retaliate
to return sth / to hand back
to redeem a vow (to a deity) / to fulfill a promise / votive
ginger gets spicier as it gets older (idiom) / the older, the wiser
to hit back / to return fire
to set the record straight / to clarify the facts
to use an opponent's own methods to obtain retribution (idiom, from Song dynasty neo-Confucianist Zhu Xi 朱熹); to get revenge by playing sb back at his own game / to give sb a taste of his own medicine
contacts / dealings
a tooth for a tooth (retaliation)
to return from the grave / (old) to recycle (waste products)
return books
to return a politeness / to present a gift in return
to recover one's youthful vigor / to feel rejuvenated (idiom)
lit. there is not even the first stroke of the character (idiom) / fig. things have not even begun to take shape / no sign of success yet
the best part of the show is yet to come / (with ironic tone) the worst is yet to come / you ain't seen nothin' yet
to return to normal life (leaving a monastic order)
to return
lit. whoever hung the bell on the tiger's neck must untie it (idiom) / fig. whoever started the trouble should end it
to come back to one's hometown in silken robes (idiom); to return in glory
lit. reincarnated in sb else's body (idiom); fig. a discarded or discredited idea returns in another guise
to ask for sth back / to recover
return what you borrowed on time, you may borrow again next time (idiom)
to return / to give back / to send back / to repatriate
an eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth (idiom) / fig. to use the enemy's methods against him / to give sb a taste of his own medicine
to settle and account
to return a favor / to reciprocate / (literary) to report back
to buy a wooden box and return the pearls inside / to show poor judgment (idiom)
please return (an item sent in the mail)
lit. even harder than reaching the sky (idiom) / fig. extremely difficult / far from an easy task
to release (a hostage) / to put back in place
to retort / to answer back
How dare you! / This is an outrage! / Absolutely disgraceful!
to retort / to answer back
lit. when one beats a dog, one must answer to its master (idiom) / fig. before punishing sb, one should consider how that would affect others associated with him
to recover (lost property or money) / to win back
if you live a life of crime, sooner or later you'll pay for it
to offer a return banquet
return (a borrowed object) with thanks / decline (a gift) with thanks
A debt of blood must be paid in blood. / Blood calls for blood.
(Korean term) women who returned to Korea after being abducted during the Manchu invasions of Korea in the 17th century, only to be regarded as defiled and therefore ostracized, even by their own families
recycled paper
lit. there is not even the first stroke of the character (idiom) / fig. things have not even begun to take shape / no sign of success yet
an eye for an eye (idiom); fig. to use the enemy's methods against him / to give sb a taste of his own medicine

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