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  *有* | 有* | *有
to have / there is / there are / to exist / to be
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.)
there is no need / why should
there is no harm in / might as well
(before a noun) Do (you, they etc) have ...? / Is there a ...? / (before a verb) Did (you, they etc) (verb, infinitive)? / Have (you, they etc) (verb, past participle)?
  *莫* | 莫* | *莫
do not / there is none who
it is nothing / there's nothing ... about it
someone / people / anyone / there is someone there / occupied (as in restroom)
(there are) some (who are...) / some (exist)
there / that place / also written 那裡|那里
there / that place
inevitably there will be
have plenty of / there's no lack of
over there / yonder
there is nothing to be done / one can't do anything about it
there's not enough time (to do sth) / it's too late (to do sth)
none lacking / none missing / everything is there / everyone without exception
there is much / (literary) abundance
nothing is impossible / there's nothing impossible about it
special administrative region (SAR), of which there are two in the PRC: Hong Kong 香港 and Macau 澳門|澳门 / refers to many different areas during late Qing, foreign occupation, warlord period and Nationalist government / refers to special zones in North Korea and Indonesia
there's still time / able to do sth in time
there is no lack of
there is no difference / it makes no difference
without destruction there can be no construction
what harm is there in (doing sth)
to hold in storage / to retain / to harbor (feelings) / to entertain (sentiments) / (of abstract things) to exist / there is
(idiom) to experience it for oneself / to actually *be* there (as opposed to reading about it etc)
no end to learning (idiom); There's always something new to study. / You live and learn.
food and lodging / to stay (at some place) and eat meals (there)
lit. food and medicine come from the same source (idiom) / fig. there is no clear-cut distinction between food and medicine
lit. Even if we don't see each other, don't give up and leave (idiom) / fig. Be sure to wait! / See you there!
one divides into two / to be two-sided / there are two sides to everything / to see both sb's good points and shortcomings (idiom)
(of a ship, train etc) not carrying any load (i.e. no passengers or freight etc) / (electricity) no-load (used to describe the condition of a transformer when there is no load connected to its secondary coil)
  *罔* | 罔* | *罔
to deceive / there is none / old variant of 網|网
lit. to want sth in haste, but cannot get there (idiom, from Analects); more haste, less speed / don't try to run before you can walk
the old man moves mountains (idiom); fig. where there's a will, there's a way
anyone with eyes can see it (idiom); obvious to all / sth speaks for itself / is there for all to see
lit. there are principles behind making money (idiom); fig. to have a knack for good business / knowing how to accumulate wealth / good at feathering one's own nest
the future is long (idiom); there will be ample time for that later / We'll cross that bridge when we get there
the sparrow may be small but all its vital organs are there (idiom) / small but complete in every detail
to get there in one step (idiom); easily done / success at a stroke / to get results overnight
none doesn't / there is none who isn't / everyone
there is no need / why should
once it gets started there's no stopping it
While the green hills last, there'll be wood to burn (idiom). Where there's life there's hope.
lit. to want sth in haste, but cannot get there (idiom, from Analects); more haste, less speed / also written 欲速則不達|欲速则不达
(in such circumstances) there will be no peace / one can never breathe easy
where there's a start, there's a finish (idiom); to finish once one starts sth / to carry things through / I started, so I'll finish.
if revenge breeds revenge, will there ever be an end to it? (Buddhist saying)
persevere and you will succeed (idiom); where there's a will, there's a way
the will is there, but not the strength (idiom) / the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak
there is no knowing what is in a man's heart (idiom)
lit. there is not even the first stroke of the character (idiom) / fig. things have not even begun to take shape / no sign of success yet
there is still time (to do sth) / to be able to do sth in time / to be able to make it
there is not much left
empty cave, nothing there (idiom); devoid of substance / nothing new to show
there cannot be another one like it
there are plenty of such people
1992 Consensus, statement issued after 1992 talks between PRC and Taiwan representatives, asserting that there is only one China
a really determined person will find a solution (idiom); where there's a will, there's a way
lit. there is a knife above the character for lust / fig. lascivious activities can lead to bitter consequences
maybe / possibly / there is reason to believe
to use all one's willpower (to do sth) / to hang in there
unable to help however much one would like to (idiom); Although we sympathize, there is no way to help you. / My hands are tied.
spilt water is difficult to retrieve (idiom) / it's no use crying over spilt milk / what's done is done and can't be reversed / the damage is done / once divorced, there's no reuniting
lit. one object bests another object / every item has a weakness (idiom) / there is a rock to every scissor, a scissor to every paper, and a paper to every rock
to act as though there were nobody else present / unselfconscious / fig. without regard for others
there is no such thing as a free lunch (idiom)
there's no hurry / take one's time
there is no harm in saying what one thinks (idiom)
there is nothing the determined person can't accomplish (idiom) / persistence will overcome
not to the point / wide of the mark / neither here nor there / irrelevant
If one can change after making a mistake, there is nothing better (idiom)
however strong you are, there is always someone stronger (idiom) / there is always sth more to learn / never be satisfied to rest on your laurels / there is no room for complacency
lit. the gate of a noble house is like the sea / there is a wide gap between the nobility and the common people (idiom)
there is no alternative
the matter should not be delayed / there's no time to lose
the feeling of actually being there
many men, a great force (idiom); many hands provide great strength / There is safety in numbers.
there can never be too much deception in war / in war nothing is too deceitful / all's fair in war
to forget and not bear recriminations (idiom); to let bygones be bygones / There is no point in crying over spilt milk.
lit. without wind there cannot be waves (idiom); there must be a reason / no smoke without fire
there are plenty more fish in the sea (idiom)
where there's a start, there's a finish (idiom); to finish once one starts sth / to carry things through / I started, so I'll finish.
lit. When we get to the mountain, there'll be a way through. (idiom) / fig. Everything will turn out for the best. / Let's worry about it when it happens. / It will be all right on the night. / cf couplet 車到山前必有路船到橋頭自然直|车到山前必有路船到桥头自然直
lit. there is heaven above, and there is 蘇杭|苏杭 below (idiom) / fig. the beauty and affluence of Suzhou and Hangzhou is comparable with heaven
in the wider world there are people more talented than oneself (idiom)
there are no rivers to one who has crossed the ocean, and no clouds to one who has passed Mount Wu (idiom) / one who has seen the world doesn't stop at small things
matchless / without equal / there is nothing better
There are three ways to be unfilial; having no sons is the worst. (citation from Mencius 孟子)
for every grievance someone is responsible, for every debt there is a debtor (idiom) / when settling disputes one should not involve third parties
One key opens one lock. / There is a different solution for each problem. (idiom)
lit. three monks have no water to drink (idiom) / fig. everybody's business is nobody's business / (If there is one monk, he will fetch water for himself. If there are two, they will fetch water together. But if there are three or more, none will take it upon himself to fetch water.)
non-competitive election (i.e. with as many candidates as there are seats) / single-candidate election
to follow everywhere / to always be there for sb at their beck and call
some deeper meaning in this / more to it than meets the eye / there's sth behind all this
lit. once you've shot the arrow, there's no getting it back (idiom) / fig. once you started sth, there's no turning back / to have to finish what one started / to be determined to reach one's goals in spite of setbacks
while there is life, the fight continues (idiom); to fight to the last
lit. there are many swift horses, but very few who can spot them (idiom) / fig. many have talent, but few can recognize talent when they see it

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