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  *死* | 死* | *死
to die / impassable / uncrossable / inflexible / rigid / extremely / damned
HSK 4
to die / death
HSK 6
after death / posthumous
mythological figure (such as the Grim Reaper) in charge of taking the souls of those who die / (fig.) death
to crash (of a computer)
life or death / fate / no matter what / anyway / for the life of me
to give up / to admit failure / to drop the matter / to reconcile oneself to loss / to have no more illusions about
deadlock (computing)
arch-enemy / sworn enemy
gap in coverage / gap in protection or defenses / neglected or overlooked area / dead end
to learn by rote / to mechanically memorize
rigid / inflexible
mortal danger, escape alive (idiom); a narrow escape / to survive by the skin of one's teeth
to hover between life and death (idiom) / to suffer terribly / within an inch of one's life
death penalty
deathly stillness
dead person / (coll.) to die / (of a death) to happen
casualties / dead and injured
mortal enemy / arch-enemy
the dead / the deceased
best friends / inseparable sidekick / diehard followers
to die or be martyred for a noble cause / to be faithful unto death
number of people killed / death toll
(idiom) dead end / road to ruin
a corpse / a dead body
lit. not close one's eyes after dying (idiom) / fig. to die with an unresolved grievance
news of sb's death
dead end / (fig.) the road to disaster
(coll.) to pester / to harass
ghost town
brazen faced (idiom); shameless
deferred death sentence / commuted death sentence with forced labor and judicial review after two years (PRC) (legal)
lit. ashes burn once more (idiom); fig. sb lost returns to have influence / sth malevolent returns to haunt one
to be hell-bent on / dead set on sth / unswerving
doom / death / desperately
dead atmosphere / lifeless / spiritless
prisoner that awaits execution / convict sentenced to death / someone on death row
Death is near at hand. (idiom)
devil (used jocularly or contemptuously) / the departed
stagnant water / backwater
Death note (Japanese: デスノート), translation of cult manga series by author ŌBA Tsugumi 大場鶇|大场鸫 (pen-name) and illustrator OBATA Takeshi 小畑健
to die out / to be exterminated / to become extinct
lit. to give medicine to a dead horse (idiom) / fig. to keep trying everything in a desperate situation
fight to the death / desperate struggle
violent death (idiom); to die in a disaster / an unnatural death
die-hard (fan etc)
to die without a burial site / to die a pauper / a tragic end
to die in an accident / to die for a just cause
lethal point (acupuncture) / vulnerable spot / Achilles' heel
the Dead Sea
to die / to drop dead
until death puts an end (idiom); one's whole life / unto one's dying day
victim of an accident / casualty / martyr for one's country
the dead cannot testify (idiom); dead men tell no tales
person willing to sacrifice his life (for a good cause)
tight knot / intractable problem
death cannot wipe out the crimes (idiom); dreadful crimes that rankled even after the perpetrator is dead
lit. a dead pig doesn't fear scalding water (idiom) / fig. to be unaffected (by sth) / undaunted
to be parted by death
to defend one's property to the death / to cling obstinately to old habits / die-hard
to learn by rote / to cram
to go through hell for the sake of keeping up appearances (idiom)
rigid / unwavering / unbendable / firm (hold on sth) / tenacious
deadline (loanword)
casualty (of an accident) / dead and wounded
dead but showing no signs of rigor mortis / to die hard (idiom) / to die yet not be vanquished (idiom)
mortal crime / capital offense
to pester someone again and again
stiff / rigid / obstinate
to know no shame / to be totally shameless
die-hard otaku (sb who hardly ever emerges from their home, where they play games, watch movies etc)
dormant bank account
blue screen of death / computer crash screen
stillbirth
deferred death sentence / abbr. to 死緩|死缓
to be screwed / to be toast
all one's strength / with might and main
dead zone / blind spot
lost letter / letter containing news of sb's death
dead piece (in Chess) / stupid move / hopeless case
time of death / limited to a fixed period of time / fixed term
Dead Sea Scrolls
incurable disease / terminal illness
to flunk (Tw) / (computing) to crash / to stop working
to regard face as all-important / to consider loss of face unthinkable
to seek life in death (idiom); to fight for one's life
to die
(coll.) to fight to the death
cause of death
to learn by rote
stubborn / obstinate / having a one-track mind
very stubborn / very stubborn person / die-hard
blind spot / dead center
not to repent even facing death (idiom) / unrepentant / very obstinate
erhua variant of 死勁|死劲
to die without regret (idiom, from Analects)
regardless of life or death (idiom)
enigmatic knot hard to untie (idiom); thorny problem / intractable difficulty
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