Dictionary content from CC-CEDICT De keizer is ver weg - boek met wilde avonturen in China


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HSK
why? / for what reason?
HSK 2
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *为* | 为* | *为
as (in the capacity of) / to take sth as / to act as / to serve as / to behave as / to become / to be / to do / by (in the passive voice)
HSK 3
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *为* | 为* | *为
because of / for / to
HSK 3
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *为* | 为* | *为
variant of 為|为 / as (i.e. in the capacity of) / to take sth as / to act as / to serve as / to behave as / to become / to be / to do
HSK 3
charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *为* | 为* | *为
variant of 為|为
HSK 3
in order to / for the purpose of / so as to
HSK 3
to feel embarrassed or awkward / to make things difficult (for someone) / to find things difficult (to do or manage)
HSK 6
(to be done) by (a certain date) / lasting (a certain time)
HSK 6
why
dialectal equivalent of 為什麼|为什么
to conduct oneself / behavior / conduct / personal character
for sb / for others' interest
for this reason / with regards to this / in this respect / in order to do this / to this end
until / (used in combination with words like or in constructs of the form ...為止|到...为止)
to make a living
head / be headed by
to attach most importance to
(Internet slang) why?
to serve as a model for others (idiom) / to be a worthy teacher
in numerical terms (typically followed by 不少 or 不多 or a number)
in order to / because of / for the sake of
to do whatever one pleases
timewise / pertaining to time
to associate with / to keep company with
(allusion to Tao Qian 陶潛|陶潜, who used this phrase when he resigned from government service rather than show subservience to a visiting inspector) to bow and scrape for five pecks of rice (that being a part of his salary as a local magistrate) / (fig.) to compromise one's principles for the sake of a salary
it is not too late (idiom)
premature / too soon
to break the law and commit crimes (idiom); malefactor / evildoer / to perpetrate outrages
to serve as the norm / ...shall prevail (as standard for rules, regulations, price etc)
the benevolent man cannot be rich (idiom, from Mencius). It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven (Matthew 19:24).
to act as accomplice to the tiger / to help a villain do evil (idiom)
the benevolent man cannot be rich and vice versa (idiom, from Mencius). It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven (Matthew 19:24).
used in the construction ...為例|以...为例, "to take ... as an example"
to be valued above all else
doing good deeds brings the greatest joy (idiom)
to start on virtue but give up (idiom); to fail to carry things through / lack of sticking power / short attention span
to start on virtue but give up (idiom); to fail to carry things through / lack of sticking power / short attention span
the rich man cannot be benevolent (idiom, from Mencius). It is easier for a camel to go through the eye of a needle than for a rich man to enter the kingdom of heaven (Matthew 19:24).
to rely mainly on / to attach most importance to
Serve the People!, CCP political slogan
to make it one's business / to take upon oneself to
already too late
it is not too late (idiom)
for the sake of / for the purpose of


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