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original / originally / at first / it goes without saying / of course
HSK 4
Chinese set expression, typically of 4 characters, often alluding to a story or historical quotation / idiom / proverb / saying / adage / CL: 條|条, ,
HSK 5
to keep / to retain / to have reservations (about sth) / to hold back (from saying sth) / to put aside for later
HSK 5
common saying / proverb
HSK 6
it goes without saying / it is self-evident
HSK 6
saying in which the second part, uttered after a pause or totally left out, is the intended meaning of the allegory presented in the first part
needless to say / it goes without saying
clearly and easy to see (idiom); obviously / clearly / it goes without saying
famous saying / celebrated phrase
common saying / proverb / colloquial speech
saying / famous remark
that goes without saying
lit. fluently saying all one wants (idiom); to preach freely on one's favorite topic / to hold forth to one's heart's content
not saying anything further (idiom); not raising any objection / without demur
historical or literary anecdote that gives rise to a saying
(saying) to be very scared and on edge
Zen saying repeated as cant / (fig.) catchphrase / mantra / favorite expression / stock phrase
to keep saying (sth) over and over
common saying / idiom
outside appearance and inner reality differ (idiom); not what it seems / saying one thing but meaning sth different
to keep on saying (idiom); to repeat over and over again
to leave without saying good-bye
there is no harm in saying what one thinks (idiom)
life is motion (popular saying with many possible interpretations) / Physical effort is vital for our bodies to function (Aristotle). / Life derives from physical exercise.
common saying
The School Sayings of Confucius, a supplement to the Analects / abbr. to 家語|家语
folk saying / proverb
to be on the verge of saying what is on one's mind
lit. (may the) five blessings descend upon this home (namely: longevity, wealth, health, virtue, and a natural death) / (an auspicious saying for the Lunar New Year)
farmers' saying
wise saying / words of wisdom
The School Sayings of Confucius (abbr. for 孔子家語|孔子家语)
to say sth without meaning it (idiom); to speak tongue in cheek / saying one thing but meaning sth different
as the saying goes...
lit. the body is the revolution's capital / fig. good health is a prerequisite for work (Mao Zedong's saying)
needless to say / it goes without saying
the left is for males, the right is for females (traditional saying)
heart and mouth at variance (idiom); keeping one's real intentions to oneself / saying one thing but meaning sth different
to hold back from saying precisely what is on one's mind
if revenge breeds revenge, will there ever be an end to it? (Buddhist saying)
lit. Cheng Yaojin ambushes the enemy (saying) / fig. sb shows up unexpectedly and disrupts the plan / sb whose presence is regarded as irksome
lit. (may you) have abundance year after year / (an auspicious saying for the Lunar New Year)
needless to say / it goes without saying
as the saying goes / as they say...
ancient proverb / old saying
as they say, ... / as the saying goes, ...
common saying / proverb
saying everything / to speak out fully
florid but insubstantial remarks / misleading way of saying sth
Saying is one thing, doing quite another (idiom)
common saying / folk proverb
common saying / folk proverb
to talk nonsense (idiom); saying whatever comes into his head
ice or coals, whether hot or cold goes without saying (idiom); fig. sincerity is not expressed in words
to talk nonsense (idiom); saying whatever comes into his head
common sayings (idiom); widely circulated proverbs
it doesn't matter whether a cat is white or black; as long as it catches mice it's a good cat (variant of a Sichuanese saying used in a speech by Deng Xiaoping 鄧小平|邓小平 in 1962, usually associated with his economic reforms starting in 1978, in which pragmatism was favored over ideological purity)


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