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before / formerly / previous / ago
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old variant of
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old variant of
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to use / by means of / according to / in order to / because of / at (a certain date or place)
to think (i.e. to take it to be true that ...) (Usually there is an implication that the notion is mistaken – except when expressing one's own current opinion.)
as well as / too / and
since (a previous event)
so that / so as to / in order to
in the past / formerly
in order to avoid / so as not to
to such an extent as to / down to / up to
down to / up to / to such an extent as to ... / also written 以至於|以至于
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abbr. for Israel 以色列
that level or higher / that amount or more / the above-mentioned / (used to indicate that one has completed one's remarks) That is all.
that level or lower / that amount or less / the following
after / later / afterwards / following / later on / in the future
with this / thereby / thus / because of this
within / less than
apart from / other than / except for / external / outside of / on the other side of / beyond
in order to
(so as) to avoid / to prevent / (just) in case
down to / up to / to the extent that...
to regard as / to treat as
and so on / in a similar fashion
to the east of (suffix)
in order to / hoping to / attempting to / waiting for
to the south of (suffix)
to set an example (idiom); to serve as a model
to give one's heart to / to devote one's life to
to the north of (suffix)
to the west of (suffix)
to learn from history (idiom)
for the sake of / in order to
by way of / to serve as
harmony is to be prized
so that / to the point that
to succeed through failure / to achieve one's final aim despite apparent setback
to cure ills with poison (TCM) / to fight evil with evil / set a thief to catch a thief / to fight fire with fire
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
a tooth for a tooth (retaliation)
to use one's position for personal gain (idiom)
Isaac (son of Abraham)
to judge sb by appearances (idiom)
Book of Isaiah
to guard against the unexpected (idiom); just in case / prepared for any eventualities
Esther (name)
to be prepared for accidents
(lit.) to take a part for the whole / to generalize
using the few to defeat the many (idiom); to win from a position of weakness
Israelite / Israeli
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
Ephesus, city of ancient Greece
Eliakim (name, Hebrew: God will raise up) / Eliakim, servant of the Lord in Isaiah 22:20 / Eliakim, son of Abiud and father of Azor in Matthew 1:13
to use softness to conquer strength (idiom)
to challenge the law (idiom) / to knowingly violate the law
Israeli soldiers
to return good for evil (idiom) / to requite evil with good
to spread falsehoods / to increasingly distort the truth / to pile errors on top of errors (idiom)
Book of Esther
Eleazar (son of Eluid)
to provide work to relieve poverty
to use violence to curb violence
to bathe one's face in tears (idiom)
using the weak to defeat the strong (idiom); to win from a position of weakness
in the proper order / the following
to treat sb with due respect (idiom)
to wait at one's ease for the exhausted enemy / to nurture one's strength and bide one's time (idiom)
for the benefit of the reader
"drugs serving to nourish doctors", perceived problem in PRC medical practice
lit. to strike a stone with egg (idiom); to attempt the impossible / to invite disaster by overreaching oneself
to reject a word because of the speaker (idiom, from Analects); to judge on preference between advisers rather than the merits of the case
to abuse power to crush the law
forced labor to repay a debt
Elijah (Old Testament prophet)
Book of Ezekiel
to repay kindness with kindness, and repay enmity with justice (idiom, from Analects)
in order to warn against following bad examples (idiom) / as a warning to others
to disrespect one's superiors / to offend one's elders
Ephraim (city)
to use one's neighbor as a drain / to shift one's problems onto others (idiom)
debt nurtures more debt (idiom)
to control a key point is to be master of the situation (idiom)
to use one's strength to bully the weak (idiom)
to dedicate oneself to the cause of one's country (idiom)
regarding oneself as number one in terms of leadership, seniority or status
to serve as a warning (idiom)
to give one's body for the nation (idiom); to spend one's whole life in the service of the country
to substitute one's words for the law (idiom); high-handedly putting one's orders above the law
lit. use sb's spear to attack his shield (idiom, derived from Han Feizi 韓非子|韩非子); turning a weapon against its owner / fig. to attack an opponent using his own devices / hoist with his own petard
to substitute one's words for the law and abuse power to crush it (idiom); completely lawless behavior / Might makes right.
to let correct ideology guide practical work (idiom)

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