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charactercopypronouncebaikeskritterexampleCorrect
  *有* | 有* | *有
to have / there is / there are / to exist / to be
HSK 1
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  *莫* | 莫* | *莫
do not / there is none who
someone / people / anyone / there is someone there / occupied (as in restroom)
(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)?
it is nothing / there's nothing ... about it
there / that place / also written 那裡|那里
there / that place
(there are) some (who are...) / some (exist)
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.)
HSK 4
inevitably there will be
have plenty of / there's no lack of
there is nothing to be done / one can't do anything about it
none lacking / none missing / everything is there / everyone without exception
there is no need / why should
HSK 5
there is much / (literary) abundance
there
there is no harm in / might as well
HSK 6
over there / yonder
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 is no lack of
food and lodging / to stay (at some place) and eat meals (there)
there's still time / able to do sth in time
there's not enough time (to do sth) / it's too late (to do sth)
to hold in storage / to retain / to harbor (feelings) / to entertain (sentiments) / (of abstract things) to exist / there is
to get there in one step (idiom); easily done / success at a stroke / to get results overnight
lit. Even if we don't see each other, don't give up and leave (idiom) / fig. Be sure to wait! / See you there!
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  *罔* | 罔* | *罔
to deceive / there is none / old variant of 網|网
one divides into two / to be two-sided / there are two sides to everything / to see both sb's good points and shortcomings (idiom)
anyone with eyes can see it (idiom); obvious to all / sth speaks for itself / is there for all to see
there is no difference / it makes no difference
a really determined person will find a solution (idiom); where there's a will, there's a way
none doesn't / there is none who isn't / everyone
there is no need / why should
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
what harm is there in (doing sth)
lit. to want sth in haste, but cannot get there (idiom, from Analects); more haste, less speed / also written 慾速則不達|欲速则不达
the old man moves mountains (idiom); fig. where there's a will, there's a way
there are plenty of such people
no end to learning (idiom); There's always something new to study. / You live and learn.
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
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. food and medicine come from the same source (idiom) / fig. there is no clear-cut distinction between food and medicine
there is not much left
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.
anyone with eyes can see it (idiom); obvious to all / sth speaks for itself / is there for all to see
there is no harm in saying what one thinks (idiom)
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
1992 Consensus, statement issued after 1992 talks between PRC and Taiwan representatives, asserting that there is only one China
the future is long (idiom); there will be ample time for that later / We'll cross that bridge when we get there
the matter should not be delayed / there's no time to lose
the will is there, but not the strength (idiom) / the spirit is willing but the flesh is weak
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 are three ways to be unfilial; having no sons is the worst. (citation from Mencius 孟子)
to be an irksome presence (i.e. sth or sb one wishes were not there)
the feeling of actually being there
The sparrow may be small but all its vital organs are there (idiom). / small but complete in every detail
there is nothing the determined person can't accomplish (idiom) / persistence will overcome
unable to help however much one would like to (idiom); Although we sympathize, there is no way to help you. / My hands are tied.
there's no hurry / take one's time
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
One key opens one lock. / There is a different solution for each problem. (idiom)
without destruction there can be no construction
there can never be too much deception in war / in war nothing is too deceitful / all's fair in war
there is no such thing as a free lunch (idiom)
not to the point / wide of the mark / neither here nor there / irrelevant
lit. without wind there cannot be waves (idiom); there must be a reason / no smoke without fire
persevere and you will succeed (idiom); where there's a will, there's a way
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
there is no alternative
there is a lot to it / not a straightforward matter
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.
in the wider world there are people more talented than oneself (idiom)
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
many men, a great force (idiom); many hands provide great strength / There is safety in numbers.
to follow everywhere / to always be there for sb at their beck and call
matchless / without equal / there is nothing better
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
while there is life, the fight continues (idiom); to fight to the last
While the green hills last, there'll be wood to burn (idiom). Where there's life there's hope.
there are plenty more fish in the sea (idiom)
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
lit. the gate of a noble house is like the sea / there is a wide gap between the nobility and the common people (idiom)
empty cave, nothing there (idiom); devoid of substance / nothing new to show
for every grievance someone is responsible, for every debt there is a debtor (idiom) / when settling disputes one should not involve third parties
maybe / possibly / there is reason to believe
some deeper meaning in this / more to it than meets the eye / there's sth behind all this
to forget and not bear recriminations (idiom); to let bygones be bygones / There is no point in crying over spilt milk.
(in such circumstances) there will be no peace / one can never breathe easy
if revenge breeds revenge, will there ever be an end to it? (Buddhist saying)
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
lit. there is a knife above the character for lust / fig. lascivious activities can lead to bitter consequences
non-competitive election (i.e. with as many candidates as there are seats) / single-candidate election
everything is finished (idiom); And there you are!
there is still time (to do sth) / to be able to do sth in time / to be able to make it
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
there is no gain without a loss (idiom) / there is no such thing as a free meal
there cannot be another one like it
The will is there, but not the strength (idiom, from Confucian Analects). / I really want to do it, but don't have the resources. / The spirit is willing but the flesh is weak.

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