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mission / assignment / task / duty / role / CL: 項|项, 個|个
any / whatever / whichever / whatsoever
any / arbitrary / at will / at random
willful / headstrong / unruly
to appoint / (job) appointment / CL: 紙|纸
a heavy load and a long road / fig. to bear heavy responsibilities through a long struggle (cf Confucian Analects, 8.7)
  *任* | 任* | *任
surname Ren / Ren County 任縣|任县 in Hebei
  *任* | 任* | *任
to assign / to appoint / to take up a post / office / responsibility / to let / to allow / to give free rein to / no matter (how, what etc) / classifier for terms served in office, or for spouses, girlfriends etc (as in 前任男友)
to hold an office or post
to choose arbitrarily / to take whichever one fancies
to appoint and dismiss
to give classes / to work as a teacher
taskbar (computing)
to work hard without complaint (idiom)
no matter what / despite / to allow (sb to act arbitrarily)
to hold a teaching position
any / either
any one of (a list of possibilities)
term of office / CL: 屆|届 / tenure (entire period in office)
Simon Yam Tat-Wah (1955-), Hong Kong actor and film producer
Rencheng district of Jining city 濟寧市|济宁市, Shandong
free kick
term of office / while holding a post
Rencheng district of Jining city 濟寧市|济宁市, Shandong
to appoint / to assign
Renqiu county level city in Cangzhou 滄州|沧州, Hebei
Ren county in Xingtai 邢台, Hebei
to get trampled on (idiom) / to be taken advantage of
to appoint people according to their merits (idiom); appointment on the basis of ability and integrity
to appoint people by favoritism (idiom); nepotism / corrupt appointment
to allow (sth to happen)
to let (sb do sth) / to allow / regardless of
Ren An (-c. 90 BC), Han Dynasty general, also called Ren Shaoqing 任少卿
chivalrous / helping the weak for the sake of justice
to let things take their course (idiom) / to leave it to nature / laissez-faire
period in office
to appoint the virtuous and use the able (idiom); appointment on the basis of ability and integrity
at one's discretion
to allow (sb to have his head) / to let things happen
to appoint (sb to a post)
to act on impulse
to let oneself go / to do as much as one pleases
dissipated / unruly
appointment to an important post
to take the blame
certificate of appointment (to government office)
lit. sitting at ease in a fishing boat despite wind and storm (idiom); to stay calm during tense situation / a cool head in a crisis
a load / a heavy burden
as you see fit / to do as one likes
to allow (sb to act arbitrarily) / to let sb have his head
one's office / place where one holds a post

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