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du2

poison
usually use it "有毒的" (yo3 du2 de5) means "toxic".
改扮成
gai3 ban4 cheng2

disguise
A mainland expression.

For Taiwan:
喬裝成
ciao2 zhuang1 cheng2
埋(葬)
mái zàng

bury
製作
zhì zuò

produce
葬禮
zàng lǐ

funeral
in Taiwan, we also say "告別式" (gao4 bie2 shi4)
極了
jí le

extremely
should add an adjective before it. such as 好極了.
經過
jīng guò

pass through
生涯
shēng yá

career
設計
shè jì

design; to design; plan; to plan
繼續
jì xù

to continue; to proceed with
機構
jī gòu

organization, institution
眼光
yǎn guāng

vision; far-sighted, perspective
to describe someone "很有眼光" means he/she got a good choice on something.
議題
yì tí

topic of discussion
纖維
xiānwéi

fiber
維持
wéichí

to keep; to maintain; to preserve
面積
miàn ji

(Mathematics)the measure of area
灌溉
guàn gài

to irrigate
遭受
zāo shòu

suffer; sustain
for: loss, disease, war, destroy, injury
天下
tiān xià

the world
for writing.
探討
tàn tǎo

investigate
僵硬
jiāng yìng

stark; stiff
穩定
wěn dìng

stable; steady
報導
bào dǎo
a report
for news.
不像話
bu2 xiang4 hua4

outrageous, unreasonable 
確實
què shí

indeed; really; reliable; real; true; exactly
缺乏
quē fá

shortage; be lacking
間接
jiàn jiē

indirect
影響
yǐng xiǎng

influence;
to effect; to influence
違反
wéi fǎn

to violate
原則
yuán zé

principle
積極
jī jí

active; enthusiastic; vigorous; positive(outlook); constructive
改善
gǎi shàn


to improve
措施
cuò shī

measure; step (to be taken)
usually use for the uppers to the lowers. such as government to people.
逼真
bī zhēn

lifelike; true to life
彼此
bǐ cǐ

each other; one another
失望
shī wàng

disappointed
鼻塞
bi2 sai

have a stuffy nose
比不上
bi3 bu2 shang4

can't compare with
A 比不上 B.
means B is much better that can not be compared with A.
無辜
wú gū

innocent; guiltless; harmless
手冊
shǒu cè

manual, brochure
變態
biàn tài

metamorphosis; pervert
永恆
yong3 heng2

permanent
誤解
wù jiě

misunderstanding
債務
zhài wù

debt
分離
fēn lí

to separate
當時
dāng shí

then; at that time; while
教導
jiào dǎo

teach; instruct
(N. and adj.)
訓誨
xun4 hui3

teaching; edification
(formal)
紀律
jì lǜ

discipline, rules
for groups, such as schools, military...
敬長輩
jìng zhǎng bèi

respect the elders
it's a mainland expression.

In Taiwan:
尊敬長輩
zun jìng zhǎng bèi
指導
zhǐ dǎo

to coach; to guide.
V. and N.
usually use in teachers and student.
(NOT use when guiding tourist)
解決
jiě jué

to solve; to settle (a dispute); to resolve;
especially for difficulties, troubles...etc.
闔家團圓
hé jia tuán yuán

family reunion
賞月
shang3 yue4

admire the moon
usually the full moon on moon festival.
名勝
míng shèng

scenic spot
社區
shè qū

community in an area.
聯歡
lián huān

have a get-together
氣氛
qì fēn

atmosphere; mood
濃厚
nóng hòu

dense; thick (fog, clouds, etc); intense; (adj) to have a strong interest in
農作物
nóng zuò wù

(farm) crops
jiāo

burnt; scorched; worried
縮寫 簡稱
suō xiě jiǎn chēng

abbreviation
協助
xié zhù

provide assistance; aid
癌症
ái zhèng

cancer
流浪
liú làng

(v) be a nomad; wander; roam; be homeless
粗魯
cū lǔ

(adj) crude; coarse; rough
for behavior
隔壁
gé bì

next door
幸運
xìng yùn

fortunate; lucky; fortune; luck
簽證
qiān zhèng

visa
聯合
lián hé

to combine; united; alliance
蓋印
gai4 yin4

stamp; cachet
formal, official use
旅遊者
lǚ yóu zhě

tourist
a mainland expression.

Taiwan:觀光客(guan guang ke4)
Common expression:遊客(you2 ke4)
(小)組
xiǎo zǔ

group
unnecessary to use 小.

when 組 and 小組 come together,
小組 is less people and under 組.
我計劃停留...
wǒ jì huà tíng liú

I plan to stay...
行政
xíng zhèng

administration; administrative
成本
chéng běn

(production) costs
需求
xū qiú

(consumer) demand; requirement
雇主
gù zhǔ

employer
聘書
pìn shū

employment contract
聘:engage(formal)
負擔
fù dān

afford; (bear a) burden
體貼
tǐ tiē

considerate
謙虛
qiān xū

modest
責任
zé rèn

responsiblility
誇獎
kuā jiǎng

(v) praise; applaud
珍惜
zhen xi2

cherish
被動
bèi dòng

passive
重視
zhòng shì

to pay attention to; attach importance to
時髦
shí máo

fashion, fashionable
品味
pǐn wèi

taste (in goods)
結構
jié gòu

structure
尤其
yóu qí

in particular, especially
好處
hao3 chu4

benefit; advantage
出色
chū sè

remarkable; outstanding
白骨精
bai2 gu3 jing1

white-boned ghost; white-collar elite
mainland expression.
拜訪
bài fǎng

pay a visit
老家/家鄉
lǎo jiā / jiā xiāng

place of origin; home town or region
如何稱呼
rú hé chēng hu

How to address..?
岳父母
yue4 fu4 mu3

parents in-laws
執照
zhí zhào

license
情況
qíng kuàng

situation
粗心
cū xīn

careless
甚至
shèn zhì

even; so much so that
闖紅燈
chuǎng hóng dēng

go through a red light
競爭
jìng zhēng

to compete; competition
激烈
jī liè

intense; acute; fierce
game, fight...
品質
pin3 zhi2

quality
吸引
xi yǐn

attract
很有魅力
hen3 you3 mei4 li4

attractive, charming
任何(的)地方
rèn hé (de) dì fang

anywhere
能幹
néng gàn

capable; competent
接替
jiē tì

replace; take over (a position or post)
more common:

取代 qu3 dai4
代替 dai4 ti4
被炒(魷魚)了
bèi chǎo (yóu yú) le

be fired
困擾
kùn rǎo

nag, perplex
交流
jiāo liú

communicate, exchange
mostly for something invisible, such as thoughts, ideas....
語/詞彙量
yǔ / cí huì liàng

vocab knowledge(formal)
(多;大)
酒量
jiǔ liàng

ability to drink
(好/大;不好/小)
流利
liú lì

fluent
方面
fāng miàn

aspect; field; side
活到老 學到老
huo2 dao4 lao3 xue2 dao4 lao3

Live and learn
本地
běn dì

local
日常
rì cháng

daily; everyday
攤(子)
tān

vendor's stand; spread out
路邊攤lu4 bian tan
roadside stand
盜版
dào bǎn

piracy
真正
zhēn zhèng

authentic; genuine
chuàn

a sting of; skewer; cluster
(Noun and Verb)

fruits, necklace, BBQ...
娘娘腔
niáng niáng qiāng

sissy
in describing men.
語氣詞
interjections (哇!)
撒叫
sā jiào

whine
a mainland expression.
預算
yù suàn

budget
星級
xīng jí

(hotel rating) stars
聯繫不到
lian2 xi4 bu2 dao4

can't get in touch with
also: 聯/連絡 lian2 luo4
發福
fā fú

get fat
談不上
tan2 bu2 shang4

not good enough to mention yet.
留個電話
liu2 ge dian4 hua4

give your number
經驗
jīng yàn

to experience; experience
資格
zī gé

qualifications; admissibility
培訓
péi xùn

to train
兼職
jiān zhí

part-time (work)
激發
jī fā

motivate; inspire; encourage
usually use in a positive way.
短暫的伴侶
duǎn zàn de bàn lǚ

short term relationship partner
有眼福
you2 yan3 fu2

looks good
especially when looking at hot girls, delicious food...
費時間
fèi shí jiān

time-consuming
more common:花時間 hua shi2 jian
浸/泡滷汁
jin4 pao4 lu3 zhi

marinate
論壇
lùn tán

BBS, forum
沒事幹
mei2 shi4 gan4

have nothing (important) to do
幹(Taiwan)=干(Mainland)
利息
li4 xi2

(n) interest on money
kuǎn

funds; section
(formal)
轉帳
zhuǎn zhàng

transfer money from one account to another
(乘)坐
(chéng) zuò

ride (in a vehicle)
航班
háng bān

flight
前往
qián wǎng

to leave for
formal
由於
yóu yú

due to
原因
yuán yīn

cause, reason
興奮
xīng fèn

(be) excited
機動
jī dòng

flexible; mobile
登機
dēng jī

board the plane
登記
dēng jì

to register (one's name)
通知
tōng zhī

inform; notification;
to inform; to notify
八卦
bā guà

gossip
特色
tè sè

characteristic; distinguishing feature
正式
zhèng shì

formal; official
無奈
wú nài

have no choice
心疼
xīn téng

to feel sorry; to bleed for someone's sadness.
我心疼你。
My heart bleeds for you
失落
shī luò

dejected
甜言蜜語
tian2 yan2 mi4 yu3

sweet words; blandishments
mostly for relationships.
蛀牙
zhù yá

cavity
準時
zhǔn shí

on time; on schedule
疼痛
téng tòng

pain
正常
zhèng cháng

regular; normal
收/領養
shōu / lǐng yǎng

adopt; adoption
國籍
guó jí

nationality
辦手續
bàn shǒu xù

conduct procedures, formalities
意見
yì jiàn

view; opinion
抓住
zhuā zhù

get, grab
遵守紀律
zūn shǒu jì lǜ

comply with the rules
自覺
zì jué

aware; on one's own initiative
跟不上
gēn bú shàng

not able to keep up with
趕快
gǎn kuài

hurry up; immediately
通過
tong guo4

topass through(a tunnel, test..)
to adopt(a motion, proposal, law)
(Verb and Noun)
否則
fǒu zé

otherwise
also can use 不然(bu4 ran2)
聽講
tīng jiǎng

attend a lecture; listen to a talk or teacher
好動
hao dong

restless, active
頑皮
wán pí

naughty
總的來說
zǒng de lái shuō

generally speaking; to sum up
被父母寵壞了
chǒng huài

spoil (a child)
料子
liào zi

material
固定的價格
gù dìng de jià gé

fixed price
吃起來很難
difficult to eat


to take; pick up; to choose
聯繫方式
lián xì fāng shì

leave contact info
憑手據來取...
ping2 shou1 ju4 lai2 qu3...

bring your reciept to pick up...
買東西的時候要仔細地挑。
zǐ xì tiāo

choose carefully
核對賬目
hé duì zhàng mù

checking accounts
競爭激烈
jìng zhēng jī liè

fierce competition
關稅
guān shuì

tariff
這樣一來
that being the case...
買家
buyer
開發
kāi fā

open up (for development); to develop
畢竟
bì jìng

after all
那, 怎麼好意思
how could you have the nerve?
推廣
tuī guǎng

promote
供貨商
gong1 huo4 shang1

supplier
進行
jìn xíng

carry on; in progress
發達國家
fā dá guó jiā

developed nation
否則看不去效果
fǒu zé kan bu qu xiào guǒ

otherwise you can't see the effect/result
要多光才能挑到最好
yao duo guang cái néng tiào dao zui hao

Have to shop around to find the best.
挑來挑去
tiāo lai tiāo qu

to look around (to choose)
不耐煩
bu nài fán

impatient
直說
zhí shuō

speak directly
明明
míng míng

obviously
實在
shí zài

really, honestly
音譯
yīn yì

transliteration
充滿興奮
chōng mǎn xīng fèn

be filled with excitement
嘴笨
zuǐ bèn

clumsy with words
保證
bǎo zhèng

guarantee
質地
zhí dì

texture
(不)急著要
(bu) ji2 zhe yao4

(not) need urgently
式樣
shì yàng

style
尺寸
chǐ cun

size; measurement
直接翻過來
zhí jiē fān guo lai

direct translation
用品
yòng pǐn

supplies
質量
zhì liàng

quality
打印紙
dǎ yìn zhǐ
膠帶
jiāo dài

tape
我們還闕些甚麼?
women hai quē xie shenme?

Are we still missing anything?
具體
jù tǐ

exact; definite; specific
總之
zǒng zhī

anyways; in a word...
景點
jǐng diǎn

scenic spot
故宮
gù gōng

The Imperial Palace
多余
duō yú

excessive; superfluous
神聖
shén shèng

sacred
意料之外
yìliào zhīwài

contrary to expectation
豐富
fēng fù

rich; plentiful
忍不住
rěn bu zhù

cannot help; unable to bear
和諧
hé xié

harmonious
奧運
ào yùn

the Olympics
商會
shāng huì

chamber of commerce
組織
zǔ zhī

organize; organization
你好遜
ni hao xùn

You're so useless
聚會
jù huì

gather; meeting, gathering
市郊
shì jiāo

(n) outer city; suburbs
人際網絡
rén jì wǎng luò

interpersonal network
認錯
rèn cuò

misrecognize, admit mistakes
離不開
lí bu kāi

can't live without; inseparable
辦公樓
bàn gōng lóu

office building
碰見
pèng jiàn

to run into; meet unexpectedly
富豪
fù háo

millionaire
假謙虛
jiǎ qiān xū

pretend be modest
沒聽你說過
mei ting ni shuo guo

you haven't mentioned
你們很熟嗎?
nimen hen shú ma?

you know each other well?
早久
zǎo jiǔ

for a long time
補課
bǔ kè

make up a missed lesson, cram school classes
抓緊
zhuā jǐn

grasp; make the most of
連我放鬆一下都不允許!
lián wo fàngsōng yixia, dou bu yǔnxǔ

won't even let me relax for a second
在美國你算高嗎
zai meiguo, ni suàn gao ma?

Are you considered tall in US?
...有甚麼用?
you shenme yong?

what's the point of...?
總裁
zǒng cái

CEO
以次
yǐ cì

in order
達到目標
dá dào mù biāo

achieve a goal
缩短
suōduǎn

shorten
人事部
rénshìbù

human resources department
發表意見
fā biǎo yì jiàn

give an opinion (formal)
總結
zǒng jié

summarize; summary
按(照)議/流程
àn (zhào) yì/liú chéng

according to the agenda/program
董事長
dǒng shì zhǎng

chairman of the board
cuī

urge; hurry
幾乎
jī hū

almost; nearly
劇烈
jù liè

violent; strenuous; severe
想像中
xiǎng xiàng zhong

in your imagination
依靠
yī kào

rely on
給輪胎打氣
gei lún tāi da qì

add air to tires
漏氣, 補胎
lòu qì, bǔ tāi

leeking air, patch a tire
麻煩你遜便檢查一下
mafan ni xùnbian jiǎnchá yixia

please examine it for for other problems while you're at it
鏈條鬆了
liàn tiáo sōng le

the chain is loose
調節/整
tiáo jié / zhěng

adjust; adjustment
嘗試
cháng shì

to try; to attempt
回頭客
huí tóu kè

regular customer
採購
cǎi gòu

purchasing, sourcing
展覽館
zhǎn lǎn guǎn

exhibition hall
(洋)強(洋)調
(yáng)qiáng diào

to emphasize (a statement); intonation
老鄉
lǎo xiāng

fellow-townsman
友好的
yǒu hǎo de

friendly
不賴
bù lài

not bad
說得很順暢
shuo de hen shùn chàng

speak fluently
白球恩
bai qiu ēn

Bethune
生產
shēng chǎn

to produce; manufacture
瓷器
cí qì

ceramics
地道
dìdao

authentic
佩服
pèi fú

admire
驚訝
jīng yà

amaze; astounded
跨國
kuà guó

transnational; multinational
相處
xiāng chǔ

get along with each other
看上
kan shang

to be attracted to someone
愛上
ai shang

fall in love with someone
和(sb.)在一家公司
he...zai yi jia gongsi

work at the same company
眼光
yǎn guāng

aesthetic taste, vision
同音詞
tóng yīn cí

homonym
交易會
jiāo yì hui

trade show
目錄
mù lù

catalog; table of contents; directory
捶子
chuí zi

hammer
説明員
shuōmíng yuán

exhibitor
齊全
qí quan

complete
快退/經
kuài tuì/jīng

rewind / ffw
畫面太模糊
huà miàn tai mó hu

image quality is too poor
看不下去
kan bu xia qu

can't keep watching
瞬間
shùn jiān

moment; momentary
搭配
dā pèi

pair up; add sth into a group
精彩
jīng cǎi

splendid; wonderful
打擾
dǎ rǎo

disturb
私人時間
sī rén shí jiān

private/intimate time
大幫同事/朋友
da bāng tóng shì / péng you

a big group of friends/coworkers
指責
zhǐ zé

criticize
争吵
zhēng chǎo

quarrel
老套
lǎo tào

cliche, old ways
真相
zhēnxiàng

the real facts/truth
看錯人
kan cuò ren

misjudge someone's character or appearance
讀音
dú yīn

pronunciation
關心
guān xīn

concerned; to care about
我一開始也是怎麼想的
wo yikaishi yeshe zenme xiang de

that's what I thought at first too.
笑/說/吃 個不停
xiao/shuo/chi ge bu ting

keep v-ing
全心全意
quán xīn quán yì

wholeheartedly
打情罵俏
dǎ qíng mà qiào

fighting-flirting
打是親,罵是愛
dǎ shì qīn, mà shì ài

"hitting is affection, berating is love"
樣品
yàng pǐn

sample
運輸
yùn shū

transit; transport
報價
bào jià

quoted price; to quote a price
型號
xíng hào

(n) model number


measure word for things with handles
發貨
fa huò

send out products
別見外
bie jian wai

don't treat me like a stranger
同级别
tóng jí bié

the same level
推薦
tuī jiàn

recommend; recommendation
個性 性格
gè xìng / xìng gé

individuality, personality
也不完全是
ye bu wan quan shi

not completely
比我想像的+adj
bi wo xiǎng xiàng de...

It's more...than I imagined
自私
zì sī

selfish; selfishness
你終於借電話. 我一連打.
ni zhōng yú jie dianhua. wo yī lián da.

you finally answered! I've been calling non-stop.
講道理
jiang dào lǐ

make sense
信不信由你
xin bu xin yóu ni

believe it or not
多疑
duō yí

too suspicious
心虛
xīn xū

conscience
招待
zhāo dài

entertain, treat; reception
潛力
qián lì

potential
打交道
dǎ jiāo dào

come into contact with; have dealing with
不夠用
bu gou yong

not good enough
多虧
duō kuī

thanks to; luckily
不醉不歸
bu zuì bu guī

we're not going home till we're drunk
麻糬
mochi
念法
niàn fǎ

read aloud; pronunciation of a character
過來人
guo lai ren

an experienced person
付出
fù chū

(v) pay, invest
個走個的路
ge zou ge de lu

each person has their own path
倒車
dào che

back up
關你屁事
guān ni pì shi

What fuckin business of yours?!
你算老級?!
ni suàn lao jí?

what rank are you?!
你是來找打的?!
ni shi lai zhao da de?!

Are looking for a beating?!
安慰
ān wèi

comfort; console
見sb.一面
jian sb. yi mian

meet someone once
平凡人
píng fán ren

regular people
彌補
mí bǔ

make up for something
請帖
qǐng tiě

(n) written invitation
給面子
gei miàn zi

give face
敬酒
jìng jiǔ

propose a toast
正數
zheng shù

round number
白頭偕老
bai tou xié lao

"congrats" for newlyweds
不知道吃甚麼好
bu zhidao chi shenme hao

I don't know what's good to eat
最保險的選擇
zui bǎo xiǎn de xuǎn zé

the safest choice
冒險
mào xiǎn

risk
容量
róng liàng

volume, capacity (for data storage)
硬盤
yìng pán

hard disk
播課
bo1 ke4

podcast
反正
fǎn zhèng

anyway
加薪
jiā xīn

get/ask for a raise
業績
yè jī

work performance
要求
yāo qiú

request
成立自己的公司
chéng lì zi ji de gong si

set up own company
上經
shang jīng

ambitious
他是我的朋友之一
ta shi wo de pengyou zhī yī
有信心
you xìn xīn

have confidence
剛開張的...
gāng kāi zhāng de...

a newly-opened...
鐵公雞
tiě gōng jī

stingy person
怎麼這麼倒霉?
zenme zheme dǎo méi

how can be so unlucky?
上媒體
shang méi tǐ

be in the (news) media
小人
xiao ren

a petty person
素質
sù zhì

inner quality; class and culture, refinement & manners
髒話
zāng huà

profanity
親眼
qīn yǎn

with one's own eyes; personally
妳煩不煩?
ni fán bu fán?

could you be any more annoying?
字/名不副實
zi/ming bu fu4 shi2

the name falls short of reality, doesn't fit
電腦芯片
diàn nǎo xìn piàn

CPU (lit.: computer chip)
台式電腦
tai shi diàn nǎo

desktop computer
品牌
pǐn pái

brands
插槽
cha1 cao1

slot (as in a computer)
聯想
lián xiǎng

associate; (abbr.) Lenovo
内存
nei3 cun2

(computer) memory
超出預算
chāo chū yù suàn

to go overbudget
不算在內
bu suàn zai nei

not included
報跨在內
bao kua zai nei

included
容量
rong2 liang4

(digital) capacity
鼠標
shu3 biao1

comuter mouse
改日期
gǎi rì qī

change the date
申請候補
shēn qǐng hòu bǔ

get on the waiting list
花時間了解對方
hua shijian liaojie duì fāng

spend time getting to know the other side/counterpart
建立關係
jiàn lì guān xi

build relationships
瘦下出
shòu xia chu

to slim down
如果能...
ru guo neng

If I could...
妥當
tuǒ dàng

appropriate; proper
互相
hù xiāng

each other; mutually; mutual
反省
fǎn xǐng

to engage in introspection; soul-searching
偏見
piān jiàn

prejudice
在意
zài yì

(v) care about; mind
感受
gǎn shòu

feel; experience
完整
wán zhěng

complete; intact; comprehensive
制度
zhì dù

(political or administrative) system or institution
誇張
kuā zhāng

to exaggerate
這ㄇ慘!
cǎn

serious(ly); bad(ly); tragic
增加
zēng jia

increase
減少
jiǎn shǎo

to lessen; to decrease
科目
kē mù

subject of study
工人階級, 中產階級, 資產階級
gōngrén, zhōng, zīchǎn jiējí

working, middle, bourgeouis class
海盜
hǎi dào

a pirate
秘訣
mì jué

trick
專輯
zhuān jí

album
職業
zhí yè

occupation; profession
表達
biǎo dá

to voice (an opinion); to express; to convey
發誓
fā shì

to vow
纜車
lǎn chē

cable car
精神
jīng shén

vitality; drive; spiritual; mental; to regain vigor
獨立
dú lì

to be independent
板著臉
bǎn zhe liǎn

make a serious face
耽誤
dān wu

delay; hold up; waste time; interfere with
傻子
shǎ zi

diot; fool
增值
zēng zhí

appreciation (of a car, house, etc.); increase in value, add credit to a card
膽子很小
dǎn zi hen xiao

have little courage
鈔票
chāo piào

paper money; a (dollar, etc.) bill
檔案
dàng àn

file; record; archive
軟體
ruǎn tǐ

software; soft-bodied (animal)
精彩
jīng cǎi

brilliant; splendid
yāo

invite to come
隔天
gé tian

the next day
gǎn

to catch up; to overtake; to hurry; to be rushed
思緒
sī xù

(n) train of thought; (n) emotional state; mood;
chòng

of great force; towards
研究
yán jiū

research
吸毒
xī dú

to take drugs
上癮
shàng yǐn

(n) addiction, be addicted to
玩得過癮
wan de guo yǐn

having a great time
零食
líng shí

(n) snack
好不到那兒去
good for nothing
話梅
prunes
誘 誘人
yòu you ren

entice enticing
和好
hé hǎo

to become reconciled
把話說清楚
qīng chu
權力
quán lì

power, right
冤枉
yuān wang

(n) hatred; (n) injustice
(v) unjustly accuse
善意
shàn yì
謊言
huǎng yán

(n) lie
(有)本事
běn shì

(have) ability (to provide for); source material
受夠了
shòu
玩弄感情
wán nòng gǎn qíng

play with sb's heart
期待
qī dài

to look forward to
獎勵
jiǎng lì

reward
萬能
wàn néng

really be able to; omnipotent
狀態
zhuàng tài

mood, state of affairs
下次輪到我
xia ci lún dao wo

next time it's my turn
一轉眼
yi zhuǎn yǎn

in the blink of an eye
本事
běn shì

ability; skill; source material; original story
沒戲
mei xì

"game over", not future
實習
shí xí

to intern, field work
眼光不能太高
yan guang bu neng tai gao

you can't have too high expections
簡歷
jiǎn lì

Curriculum Vitae (C.V.); résumé
要求
yāo qiú

request, demand
哪個大學畢業的?
which uni you grad from?
調整
tiáo zhěng

adjust, adjustment
講信用
jiang xin yong

(be) trustworthy
預付款
yù fù kuǎn

advance payment
談下去
tán xia qu

keep talking
開發票
kai fa piao

issue a reciept
標籤
biāo qiān

label; tag
特產
tè chǎn

special local product
水鄉
shui xiāng

water town
誇/夸
kuā

to boast, flatter, praise
氣色好
qì sè hao

you look good
lit. complexion good
和平時差不多
he pingshi chabuduo

the same as usual
轉折
zhuǎn zhé

(v) turning point; creat a contrast
(n) plot shift in a book
身材保持的好
shencai baochi de hao

keeping one's figure
拍馬屁
pāi mǎ pì

congratulate, suck up
sǎn
leisurely, loosen; powdered medicine

sàn adjourn; scatter
筵席
宴會
yán xí
yàn huì banquet
失掉
shī diào

lose; miss
各花入各眼
gè hua ru gè yǎn

beauty is in the eye of the beholder
歲月不留人
suì yue bu liú ren

time waits for no man
家家有一本難唸的經
jiajia you yiben nannian de jing

each family has it's own miseries
入鄉随俗
ru xiāng suí sú

when in Rome...
lit: enter countryside, follow vulgarity
糾正
jiū zhèng

to correct; to make right
你們真是強錢
nimen zhen shi qiáng qian

you're robbing me!
促銷
cù xiāo

special promotion, promote sales
喝不了
he bu liao

can't drink it all
你們家有...?
does your store have...?
行業
háng yè

industry; business
成就
chéng jiù

accomplishment; success; attain a result
企業家
qǐ yè jiā

entrepreneur
工程師
gōng chéng shī

engineer
官員
guān yuán

government official
向來
xiàng lái

always; all along
顯然
xiǎn ran

clear(ly); obvious(ly)
傳統觀念
chuán tǒng guān niàn

traditional notions
向...挑戰
xiang4...tiǎo zhàn

to challenge (an idea)
儘管
jǐn guǎn

despite; although
似乎
sì hu

apparently; to seem
主張
zhǔ zhāng

to advocate; position; proposition; viewpoint;
角落
jiǎo luò

corner, remote place
歧視
qí shì

discrimination (against someone)
依然
yī rán

still; as before
限制
xiàn zhì

(impose) restrictions
職位
zhí wèi

post; position
不如
bù rú

not equal to; not as good as; it would be better to
自主
zì zhǔ

to act for oneself; autonomous
詞組
cí zǔ

phrase
冷落
lěng luò

(give someone the) cold shoulder
勞駕
láo jià

excuse me
面露
mian lù

show on one's face
主動
zhǔ dòng

(to take the) initiative
觀察
guān chá

to observe, observation
特殊
tè shū

special; particular; unusual; extraordinary
悠久
yōu jiǔ

established; long
頂多
dǐng duō

at most; at best
另一方面
lìng yī fāng miàn

(adv) another aspect; on the other hand
可敬
kě jìng

venerable
那顯示了...
na xiǎn shì le...

It demonstrates that...
老百姓
lǎo bǎi xìng

ordinary people; the "person in the street"
不能改變歷史
bu neng gaibian lishi

can't change the past
口罩
kǒu zhào

mask
擁擠
yōng jǐ

to crowd, crowded
廢氣
fèi qì

waste (exhaust) gas; steam
淨化
jìng huà

purify
過濾
guò lǜ

to filter; filter
作用
zuò yòng

function; actions; effect
骯髒
āng zāng

dirty
噪音
zào yīn

noise
發動機/引擎
fā dòng jī / yin3 qing2

engine
擴音器/機
kuò yīn qì / ji

megaphone, loudspeaker
使得
shǐ de

usable, feasible; to make/cause
暴躁
bào zào

irritable
即使
jí shǐ

even if; even though
郊區
jiāo qū

suburban district
威脅
wēi xié

to threaten
忽視/略
hū shì / lüè

neglect; ignore
整潔
zhěng jié

neatly; tidy
居住
jū zhù

reside; residential
軼事
yì shì

anecdote
意識
yì shí

consciousness
逐漸
zhú jiàn

gradually
抗議
kàng yì

protest
公德心
gong de xin

concern for public good
以免
yǐ miǎn

in order to avoid
不要緊
bù yào jǐn

unimportant; it doesn't matter; never mind; it looks all right
不合法的
bu he fa de

unlawful
不理想
bù lǐ xiǎng

not ideal, undesirable
政策
zhèng cè

(government) policy
口譯
kǒu yì

interpreting
不時
bù shí

constant, frequently; often; at any time
曲棍球
qǔ gùn qiú

hockey
一分錢一分貨
yi fen qian, yi fen huo

you get what you pay for
仿冒品
fang3 mao4 pin3

pirated/fake goods
熟悉
shú xī / shouxi

to be familiar with; to know well
供應
gōng yìng

supply; to provide; offer
犧牲
xī shēng

sacrifice
放棄
fàng qì

to give up; to abandon
溝通
gōu tōng

communicate
高尚
gāo shàng

nobly; lofty
湊合
còu hé

bring together; make do in a bad situation; improvise
貶低
biǎn dī

play down; belittle; depreciate;
用的還是美國人的思維方式
yongde haishi...de siwei fangshi

still thinking...way
給sb.做出榜樣
gei...zuo chu bǎng yàng

set an example for sb.
獨裁
dú cái

dictatorship
太閒了
tai xián le

have to much free time on one's hands
播客 (CH) 廣播 (TW)
bò kè / guǎng bō

radio broadcast; podcast
崩潰
bēng kuì

collapse; have a nervous breakdown
近來好嗎?
jìn lái hao ma?

have you been well recently?
前居住的地方
qian jū zhù de difang

former neighbourhood
如果你有興趣
ruguo ni you xìng qu

if you're interested
làn

overcooked; rotten; soft
謝謝你的來信
thanks for your letter
遺憾
yí hàn

regret; pity; sorry
喜悅
xǐ yuè

happiness; joyous
適應
shì yìng

suit; fit; be suitable
你一定要和我保持聯絡
you have to stay in touch
緣份
yuán fèn

fate (which brings people together)
是多方面的
duō fāng miàn

many-sided; in many aspects; it's complex
來自
lái zì

to come from (a place)
主持
zhǔ chí

preside over; direct
視頻
shì pín

video
觀眾
guān zhòng

spectators, audience
是(sb)偉大ㄉ地方
shi...wěi dà de di fang

is someone's area of greatness
恢復
huī fù

to recover; to resume; to restore
tāi

fetus; litter; mw for births
得到別人ㄉ允許
dedao bieren de yǔn xǔ

get someone's permission
停頓
tíng dùn

pause
偏僻
piān pì

(adj) far from the city; remote
緣分
yuán fèn

fate; destiny that ties people together
還好妳提醒我
haihao ni tí xǐng wo

good thing you reminded me
否則我還以為...
fǒu zé wo hai yi wei

otherwise I would've...
感激
gǎn jī

appreciate
轉折(點)
zhuǎn zhé (dian)

turning point
打招呼
dǎ zhāo hu

greet sb by word or action; give prior notice
加堅強
jia jiān qiáng

become stronger
背叛
bèi pàn

betray; forsake
cōng

hurried; hasty
chèn

take advantage of
一次機會
yici jihui

one chance
封建系統
fēng jiàn xì tǒng

feudal system
中國特別的現象
zhongguo tebie de xiàn xiàng

phenomenon particular to China
建設
jiàn shè

establish (a system, etc.)
修建 / 建造
xiū jiàn / jiàn zào

to build; to construct
長城市中國的象徵
xiàng zhēng

the great wall is the symbol of China
fén

burn
建築
jiàn zhù

building; structure
謝謝妳的認同
rèn tóng

thanks for acknowledgement? approval?
避開
bì kāi

avoid; evade; keep away from
現狀
xiàn zhuàng

current situation
欣賞
xīn shǎng

to appreciate; favor; admire
執政
zhí zhèng

be in power; be in office
選舉
xuǎn jǔ

to elect; election
營業
yíng yè

to do business; to trade
斷貨
duàn huò

out of stock
匯款
huì kuǎn

remit, transfer, exchange money


rate, frequency; generally (adv)
怨言 / 投訴
tóu sù / yuàn yán

complaint; file a complaint
一口賈
yi kou jia

fixed price
快遞(公司)
kuài dì

express delivery, courier
日常生活中
rì cháng sheng huo zhong

in day to day life...
詞組 / 片語
cí zǔ / piàn yǔ

phrase
說得也對
shuo de ye dui

I guess you're right
心面子
xin mianzi

shallow
介意
jiè yì

to take offense; to mind
shě

give up; abandon
安穩
ān wěn

smooth and steady
將來
jiāng lái

(the) future
對待
duì dài

treat; treatment
pao4

to hang out (in a place)
諷刺
fèng cì

irony; sarcastic
賭爛
?
光榮
guāng róng

honor and glory
自尊
zì zūn

self respect
尷尬
gān gà

awkward
沉默
chén mò

silence; uncommunicative
領域
lǐng yù

domain; sphere; field; territory; area
學術界
xué shù jie4

academic circles
安全感
an quan gan

feeling of security
侮辱
wǔ rù

insult
爭光
zheng1 guang1

to bring glory
迷上
mi2 shang4

to be facinated
學術界
xué shù jie4

academic circles
安全感
an quan gan

feeling of security
為國爭光
wei4 guo2 zheng1 guang1

to bring glory to one's country
迷上
mi2 shang4

to be facinated
估計
gū jì

estimate; reckon
加上
jiā shàng

On top of that...
促進
cù jìn

to promote (an idea or cause); to advance, stimulate
沒有意義
mei you yì yì

meaningless
發心臟病
fa xīn zàng bìng

have a heart attack
根據
gēn jù

according to; based on; basis; foundation
我知道還問你呀?
wo zhidao hai wen ni ya?

If I knew, why would I ask you?
著名
zhù míng

famous; noted; well-known


collapse
簡直
jiǎn zhí

simply; at all
造成
zào chéng

to create; to cause
幸虧
xìng kuī

fortunately; luckily
恐懼
kǒng jù

fear; dread
情緒
qíng xù

feeling; sentiment
sǔn

to damage; injure; to lose; to harm
應付
yìng fu

deal with; cope
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