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吵(¹chao3)
v. ① make a noise ② quarrel; wrangle Ta1 gen1 wo3 ∼le5 qi3lai5. 他跟我∼了起来。 He raised a row with me. ◆ s.v. noisy See also ⁵chao1
到手(¹dao4shou3*)
v.o. come into one's possession Ta1 ba3 ²qian2 nong4 ∼ le5. 他把钱弄∼了。 He managed to have the money.
瞅睬(chou3cai3)
v. notice; look
惠而不费(hui4er2bu4fei4)
f.e. ① kindness that costs nothing ② sth. good but inexpensive
鄙薄(bi3bo2)
v. despise; scorn
眼梢(yan3shao1*)
n. <topo.> corner of the eye See also diao4 yan3shao1
瞟见(piao3jian4)
v. <coll.> glimpse
帆布(fan1bu4*)
n. canvas; sailcloth M: ²kuai4 / pian4 [块 / 片]
距离(ju4li2*)
v. be apart/away from ◆ n. distance
放着(fang4zhe5)
v.p. lie; be lying (of inanimate objects)
耻(³chi3)
b.f. shame; disgrace; humiliation in chi3ru3
应酬几句(ying4chou5 ji3 ju4)
v.p. exchange a few polite words
心焦(¹xin1jiao1)
s.v. anxious; worried Ni3 rang4 wo3 deng3 de5 ∼. 你让我等得∼。 I became anxious while waiting for you.
傻(sha3)
s.v. ① stupid; muddleheaded Wo3 zhen1 ∼. 我真∼。 I'm so stupid. ② stunned Ta1 ting1dao4 zhe4 xiao1xi5 ²shi2, zheng3ge4 ren2 dou1 ∼ le5. 他听到这消息时, 整个人都∼了。 He was utterly stunned when he heard the news.
怅然(¹chang4ran2*)
s.v. disappointed; upset
有失(you3shi1)
v. fail; lose (in fixed expressions)
娇声(¹jiao1sheng1)
n. coquettish voice ◆ adv. speaking coquettishly
说笑(shuo1xiao4)
v. chat and laugh Shang4ban1 ²shi2 bu4neng2 ∼. 上班时不能∼。 One must not chat and laugh when on duty.
忍不住(ren3bu5zhu4)
r.v. ① can't bear ② can't help doing sth.
抻/捵(²chen1)
v. <coll.> pull out; stretch
匣(⁴xia2)
b.f. small box/case; casket in xia2zi5 ◆ m. (for candy/etc.)
衔(⁴xian2)
v. hold in the mouth ◆ b.f. ① harbor; bear in ¹xian2hen4 ② link up; join in xian2jie1 ③ <wr.> receive (an order/etc.) in xian2ming4 ④ rank; title in tou2xian2
势(⁷shi4)
b.f. ① power; force; influence in ¹shi4li5 ② appearance; configuration in ²xing2shi4 ③ situation; circumstance in ¹qu1shi4 ④ sign; gesture in ¹shou3shi4 ⑤ male genitals in ³qu4shi4 ⑥ stress ⑦ <art> compositional force; movement
迎上去(ying2 shang4qu5)
v. ① meet head-on ② greet; welcome
凑(¹cou4)
v. ① gather together; pool; collect ② happen by chance ③ take advantage of ④ move close to; press near
得间(de2jian4)
a.t. get chance to start doing sth.
吐(²tu3)
v. expectorate; spit ◆ b.f. ① speak out; tell; utter in tu3zi4 ② stick out in tu3 she2tou5 , tu3sui4 ◆ See also ²tu4
伶(ling2)
[名] 旧指戏曲演员 ▷~人|优~|名~|坤~。
要脸(yao4lian3)
v.o. care for or save “face” Ren2 zong3dei3 ∼ ba5? 人总得∼吧? Shouldn't a person care for his “face”?
烟卷(儿)(yan1juan3(r5))
n. <coll.> cigarette M: ⁴zhi1 / ²gen1 [支 / 根]
接吻(jie1wen3)
v.o. kiss
输(²shu1)
b.f. ① transport; convey in shu1song4 , ¹yun4shu1 ② contribute; donate in juan1shu1 ◆ v. lose; be defeated ²Jia3 ²dui4 you4 ∼ le5. 甲队又∼了。 Team A lost again.
出气(chu1qi4)
v.o. give vent to one's anger
吵嘴(chao3zui3)
v.o. quarrel; bicker
撒尿(sa1niao4)
v.o. <coll.> piss; pee; urinate
骂(¹ma4)
v. ① abuse; curse; call names ② condemn; reprove; scold ◆ cons. ∼ ... gou3xie3pen1tou2 savagely revile Ta1 bei4 ∼le5 ge5 gou3xie3pen1tou2. 他被∼了个狗血喷头。 He was savagely reviled.
无耻(wu2chi3*)
s.v. shameless; brazen
实在(shi2zai5*)
s.v. <coll.> ① true; real; honest; dependable Zhe4 gu1niang5 hen3 ∼. 这姑娘很∼。 This girl is honest and dependable. ② well done (of work) ③ practical ◆ See also shi2zai4
冤枉(yuan1wang5)
attr. wasted; unproductive zou3 ∼ lu4 走∼路 go the long way ◆ v. wrong; treat unjustly
窘(¹jiong3*)
s.v. ① hard-up; poor ② awkward; ill at ease ◆ v. embarrass; disconcert
怪(guai4*)
s.v. surprising; strange Ni3 shuo1 ∼ bu4 ∼? 你说∼不∼? Isn't that odd? ◆ v. ① find sth. strange ② blame ∼ ta1 mei2 shuo1 qing1chu5. ∼他没说清楚。 He's at fault for not making it clear. ◆ adv. <coll.> quite; very ◆ b.f. monster; evil spirit in yao1guai4
做得(zuo4de2)
r.v. ① finish; complete ② can be done
恨不能(hen4bu5neng2)
v.p. wish one could (do sth. impossible)
训练(xun4lian4)
v. ① train; drill Wo3men5 zheng4zai4 jia1jin3 ∼. 我们正在加紧∼。 We're intensifying our training. ② train animals
前清(qian2 Qing1)
n. Qing dynasty
举人(ju3ren2)
n. successful candidate in provincial imperial examination M: ge5 / ming2 / ²wei4 [个 / 名 / 位]
江南(Jiang1nan2)
p.w. area south of the Yangtze
本乡(ben3xiang1*)
n. this/our village
县(²xian4)
n. county
绅士(²shen1shi4)
n. gentlemen; gentry M: ²wei4 [位]
侨居(qiao2ju1)
v. live abroad
都市(du1shi4*)
n. city; metropolis
行业(¹hang2ye4)
n. ① trade; profession Dian4nao3 ∼ fa1zhan3 xun4su4. 电脑∼发展迅速。 The computer profession has developed rapidly. ② industry ◆ See also xing2ye4
打铁(da3tie3)
v.o. forge iron; work as a blacksmith
磨豆腐(mo4 dou4fu5)
v.o. ① grind soya beans to make bean curd ② <topo.> say sth. over and over again; repeat again and again
轿子(¹jiao4zi5)
n. sedan chair; palanquin M: jia4 / ding3 [架 / 顶]
抬轿子(tai2 jiao4zi5)
v.o. ① carry in a sedan chair ② flatter ③ gang up to cheat sb. in gambling ④ support/help sb.
土产(tu3chan3)
n. local product M: ²jian4 [件]
艺术品(yi4shu4pin3)
n. work of art M: ²jian4 [件]
泥娃娃(ni2wa2wa5)
n. clay doll M: ge5 / ²zhi1 [个 / 只]
出名(chu1ming2)
s.v. famous; well-known ◆ v.o. ① become famous/well-known ② lend one's name (to an occasion); use the name of
土木(tu3mu4*)
n. ① building; construction ② civil engineering
硬(¹ying4)
s.v. ① hard; stiff ② firm; tough; obstinate ∼ de5 bu4 xing2, ta1men5 jiu4 lai2 ruan3 de5. ∼的不行, 他们就来软的。 When tough tactics did not work, they tried kid gloves. ③ good (of quality); able (of persons) pai2zi5 ∼ 牌子∼ a trademark of high standing; a prestigious trademark ◆ adv. ① doggedly ② manage to do sth. with difficulty
无味(³wu2wei4)
s.v. ① tasteless ② dull; insipid
淡而无味(dan4er2wu2wei4)
f.e. tasteless; insipid
轿子(¹jiao4zi5)
n. sedan chair; palanquin M: jia4 / ding3 [架 / 顶]
容量(¹rong2liang4)
n. capacity (of a container)
狭小(xia2xiao3)
s.v. narrow and small; narrow
泥土(ni2tu3*)
n. ① earth; soil ② muddy soil ③ clay Shao1 ²zhuan1-wa3 ²fei1 yong4 ∼ bu4ke3. 烧砖瓦非用∼不可。 Clay must be used to bake bricks and tiles.
作/做官(儿)(¹zuo4guan1(r5)*)
v.o. be/become an official
大方(da4fang5*)
s.v. ① generous Wei2 ren2 yao4 ∼. 为人要∼。 Be generous toward people. ② elegant and composed ③ in good taste ◆ n. experts; connoisseurs See also da4fang1
同业(tong2ye4*)
n. ① same trade/business ② persons of same trade/business ③ colleagues
荣任(rong2ren4)
v. be honored with an appointment (to a post) Lao3 Li3 ∼ ming2yu4 zhu3xi2. 老李∼名誉主席。 Old Li was honored with the appointment as nominal chairman.
经理(jing1li3*)
n. manager; director M: ge5 / ming2 / ²wei4 [个 / 名 / 位] ◆ v. ① handle; manage ② <mil.> logistics
记起(¹ji4qi3)
r.v. recall; recollect
衣锦还乡(yi4jin3huan2xiang1)
f.e. return home after making good
祭(¹²ji4)
v. ① offer sacrifice to ② <Budd.> wield ◆ b.f. hold a memorial ceremony for in ji4dian4
祠(⁷ci2)
b.f. ancestral temple in ci2tang2
扫墓(sao3mu4)
v.o. visit graves; pay respects to a dead person at his tomb Wo3men5 xing1qi1tian1 qu4 ∼. 我们星期天去∼。 We'll go and visit the graves on Sunday.
结识(¹jie2shi2)
v. get to know sb.
人士(¹ren2shi4)
n. personage Wan3hui4 yao1qing3le5 ge4jie4 ∼. 晚会邀请了各界∼。 People from various walks of life were invited to the evening party.
少不得(shao3bu5de5)
r.v. can't be avoided; be indispensable
上门(儿)(shang4men2(r5))
v.o. ① drop in; visit Xiao1shou4yuan2 ∼ tui1xiao1 chan3pin3. 销售员∼推销产品。 The salesperson dropped in and promoted the products. ② shut the door for the night ③ <topo.> marry into one's wife's family
拜访(bai4fang3*)
v. pay a visit; call on Wo3 xiang3 qu4 ∼ Li3 jiao4shou4. 我想去∼李教授。 I plan to go and call on Prof. Li.
攀/扳(pan1)
v. ① climb; clamber ② seek connections in high places ③ involve; implicate ◆ See also ⁴ban1
亲家(qing4jia5)
n. ① parents of a daughter-in-law or son-in-law ② relatives by marriage
高中(gao1zhong1*)
p.w. senior middle school; high school M: ge5 / suo3 / ⁴zuo4 [个 / 所 / 座]
做/作主(zuo4zhu3)
v.o. ① make the decision; decide Zhe4 ²shi4 ni3 neng2 ∼ ma5? 这事你能∼吗? Can you make the decision on this? ② take charge of Wo3men5 jia1 you2 wo3 ∼. 我们家由我∼。 I take charge of my family. ③ back up; support Ni3 ke3 yao4 ti4 wo3 ∼ a5. 你可要替我∼啊。 You must support me. ④ be the host
未婚妻(wei4hun1qi1)
n. fiancée M: ²wei4 / ming2 / ge5 [位 / 名 / 个]
瞻(⁵zhan1)
b.f. look; look at in zhan1yang3 , gu4zhan1 , qian2zhan1xing4
半身(ban4shen1)
n. half of a body (vertically/horizontally)
照相/像(zhao4xiang4*)
v.o. photograph
瞻(⁵zhan1)
b.f. look; look at in zhan1yang3 , gu4zhan1 , qian2zhan1xing4
爷(¹ye2)
b.f. ① grandfather in ye2ye5 ② <topo.> father in ye2-niang2 ③ <court.> “uncle” (a polite form of address for older men) in da4ye2 ④ master in ¹lao3ye5 ⑤ a worshipper's form of address for a god in Yan2wang5ye2 ◆ See also Ye1 ³ye2
漠不关心(mo4bu4guan1xin1)
v.p. indifferent; unconcerned
对谈(dui4tan2)
v. talk face-to-face with sb.
谈情说爱(tan2qing2shuo1ai4)
f.e. ① bill and coo; spoon ② be courting; talk love
眼红(yan3hong2*)
v.p. ① covet; be envious/jealous Ta1 yi1 kan4dao4 bie2ren5 cheng2gong1 jiu4 ∼. 他一看到别人成功就∼。 He becomes envious upon seeing others' success. ② be furious
未婚妻(wei4hun1qi1)
n. fiancée M: ²wei4 / ming2 / ge5 [位 / 名 / 个]
学校(xue2xiao4)
p.w. school; educational institution ∼ ming2tian1 fang4jia4. ∼明天放假。 There will be no school tomorrow. M: jia1 / suo3 / ge5 [家 / 所 / 个]
家务(jia1wu4*)
n. ① household duties ② family quarrel
能干(neng2gan4)
s.v. ① able; capable; competent Ta1 nian2qing1, you4 ∼. 他年轻, 又∼。 He's young and capable. ② ingenious; clever
媳妇(xi2fu4*)
n. ① daughter-in-law ② wife of sb. of a younger generation sun1∼ 孙∼ grandson's wife ③ maidservant ◆ M: ge5 / ming2 [个 / 名]
不由自主(bu4you2zi4zhu3)
f.e. can't help; involuntarily
厌恨(yan4hen4)
v. loathe; hate
怨命(yuan4ming4)
v.o. blame fate (for all one's misfortunes)
呆(¹dai1)
s.v. ① silly; foolish; idiotic ② awkward; clumsy ③ blank ◆ v. stay Ni3 zai4 Bei3jing1 ∼le5 duo1 jiu3? 你在北京∼了多久? How long did you stay in Beijing ? See also ³ai2
醒/省悟(xing3wu4*)
v. come to realize; wake up to reality Ta1 zhong1yu2 ∼ le5. 他终于∼了。 He's come to realize the truth finally.
壮(³zhuang4)
s.v. strong; robust; sturdy Ni3 zhen1 ∼. 你真∼。 You are so strong. ◆ b.f. ① in the prime of life in zhuang4nian2 ② magnificent in xiong2zhuang4 ◆ v. make better/stronger See also Zhuang4
解约(jie3yue1)
v.o. terminate an agreement Wo3men5 gong1si1 yi3jing5 he2 na4ge5 gong1chang3 ∼ le5. 我们公司已经和那个工厂∼了。 Our company has terminated the contract with that factory.
国文(guo2wen2*)
n. ① written national language ② national language and literature ③ Chinese literature
指授(zhi3shou4)
v. instruct
老子(lao3zi5)
n. <coll.> ① father ② I (used jocularly or in anger) ∼ bu4 xin4! ∼不信! I don't believe it. ◆ See also Lao3 Zi3
学会(xue2hui4)
n. learned society; (scholarly) association ◆ r.v. learn; master Wo3 yi3jing5 ∼le5 you2yong3. 我已经∼了游泳。 I have learned how to swim.
信文(xin4wen2)
n. content of a letter
文绉绉//诌诌(wen2zhou1zhou1)
r.f. ① genteel ② bookish Ta1 shuo1hua4 ∼ de5. 他说话∼的。 His speech is rather bookish.
之乎者也(zhi1-hu1-zhe3-ye3)
n. ① pedantic terms; literary jargon; archaisms Xian4zai4 shui2 hai2 yong4 na4xie1 ∼? 现在谁还用那些∼? Who is going to use those pedantic terms nowadays? ② <coll.> blah-blah-blah
用错(yong4cuo4)
r.v. misuse
迩/尔来(er3lai2)
adv. <wr.> ① recently; since then; hitherto ② until now; up to the present ③ lastly
触(²chu4)
v. b.f. ① touch; contact in jie1chu4 ② strike; hit in chu4jiao1 ③ move sb.; stir up sb.'s feelings in ¹chu4dong4
绪(⁶xu4)
b.f. ① beginning of a matter in tou2xu4 ② remnants in xu4yu2 ③ mood; emotions in qing2xu4 ④ affair; matter; business in xu4ye4
善感(shan4gan3)
v.p. sentimental; sensitive
怀抱(huai2bao4*)
v. ① cherish ② hold/carry in the arms ◆ n. ① ambition ② embrace ③ bosom
秋气(qiu1qi4)
n. <wr.> ① cool autumn weather; desolate air of autumn ② autumn thoughts; melancholy; sadness; desolation
揽镜自照(lan3jing4zi4zhao4)
f.e. look at oneself in the mirror
清癯(qing1qu2)
v.p. <wr.> thin but healthy; lean and sprightly
寿(⁶shou4)
b.f. ① longevity in fu2shou4 ② life; age in ¹shou4ming4 ③ birthday in shou4chen2 ④ used for burial in ²shou4yi1 ◆ n. Surname
窃(³qie4)
b.f. ① steal in tou1qie4 ② secretly; furtively in qie4ting1 ◆ pr. <humb.> I ∼ yi3wei2 ∼以为 in my humble opinion
恐(²kong3)
b.f. ① fear, dread in kong3ju4 ② terrify; intimidate in kong3he4 ◆ adv. perhaps; I'm afraid that ...
阅(⁴yue4)
b.f. ① read; go over in yue4du2 ② review; inspect in yue4bing1 ③ experience; pass through in ²yue4li4
躬(⁸gong1)
b.f. ① arch; bend forward; bow in ¹ju1gong1 ② <wr.> personally; oneself in shi4bi4gong1qin1
女士(¹nü3shi4*)
n. ① educated girl/woman ② Ms.; Miss ◆ M: ge5 / ming2 / ²wei4 [个 / 名 / 位]
贻误终身(yi2wu4 zhong1shen1)
v.o. bring evil upon one's whole life
大人(da4ren5)
n. adult; grown-up See also ¹da4ren2
垂体(chui2ti3*)
n. <phys.> hypophysis; pituitary body/gland
解/觧(¹jie3)
v. ① untie; undo ② take off ③ dissolve ④ discharge (water/etc.) ◆ b.f. ① separate; divide; cut apart in jie3kai1 ② dispel; dismiss in jie3chu2 ③ explain; interpret in ¹jie3shi4 ④ understand in liao3jie3 ⑤ relieve oneself in xiao3jie3 ⑥ ideas; views ⑦ interpretation ◆ n. <math.> solution See also ⁴jie4 ¹⁰xie4
铃(³ling2)
n. bell ◆ b.f. ① sth. bell-shaped in gang4ling2 ② bud in mian2ling2
不忍(bu4ren3*)
aux. cannot bear to ∼ li2qu4 ∼离去 can't bear to say goodbye. ◆ v.p. disturbed (characterized by pity)
终天之恨(zhong1tian1zhi1hen4)
n. lifelong regret
措辞/词(cuo4ci2)
n. wording; diction
凄婉(qi1wan3)
s.v. ① sad and mild ② sadly moving (of sound)
铁石心肠(tie3shi2 xin1chang2)
f.e. ① be hard-hearted ② resolute/inflexible man
痛骂一顿(tong4ma4 yi1 dun4)
v.p. break into a round of abuse
不暇(bu4xia2)
v.p. be too busy (to do sth.)
余闲(¹yu2xian2)
n. spare time; leisure
梨园子弟(li2yuan2 zi3di4)
n. operatic players M: ge5 / ming2 [个 / 名]
惟/唯(³wei2)
adv. conj. cov. only; alone; but ◆ v. <wr.> think; ponder See also shi4qiu2 See also ¹¹wei3
顾影(gu4ying3)
v.o. have a high opinion of oneself ◆ n. narcissism
可叹(ke3tan4*)
attr. It's a pity ...; Alas! What a pity!
可恨(ke3hen4*)
s.v. hateful; detestable Cang1ying5 zhen1 ∼. 苍蝇真∼。 Flies are detestable.
怀春(huai2chun1)
v.o. <wr.> ① fall in love ② have thoughts of love; begin to think of love; become sexually awakened (of a young girl)
洞鉴(dong4jian4)
(formal) see clearly; have an insight into : ∼积弊 ∼ ji1bi4 see clearly the age-old malpractices
执迷(zhi2mi2*)
v. obstinately stick to
休学(¹xiu1xue2)
v.o. suspend schooling Wo3 qu4nian2 ∼ yi1 nian2. 我去年∼一年。 I suspended schooling the whole year last year.
切切(²qie4qie4)
adv. be sure to ∼ ji4zhu5 ∼记住 be sure to remember ◆ r.f. ① urgent ② sad ◆ n. soft sounds/voices
慎(⁴shen4)
b.f. careful; cautious in shen4zhong4 , jin3shen4
半截(儿)(¹ban4jie2(r5))
num. half (a section) Gu4shi5 cai2 jiang3le5 ∼. 故事才讲了∼。 The story was only half finished. ◆ attr. half-finished
鱼肝油(yu2gan1you2)
n. cod-liver oil M: ³ping2 [瓶]
维他命(wei2ta1ming4)
n. <loan> vitamin M: zhong3 [种]
好转(hao3zhuan3)
v. turn for the better; improve Jing1ji4 xing2shi4 you3suo3 ∼. 经济形势有所∼。 The economic situation has somewhat improved.
丰满(¹feng1man3)
s.v. ① plentiful ② well-developed; full-grown Xiao3niao3 yi3jing5 zhang3 de5 yu3mao2 ∼ le5. 小鸟已经长得羽毛∼了。 The baby bird has already grown its full plumage. ③ shapely; well-padded
舍不得(she3bu5de5)
r.v. ① be loathe to part with ²Ta1 ∼ li2kai1 jia1. 她∼离开家。 She was loathe to leave home. ② begrudge doing sth.
务请(wu4qing3)
v. <court.> strongly request; urge
请到(qing3dao4)
r.v. succeed in inviting sb.
举行(¹ju3xing2*)
v. hold (a meeting/etc.) ∼ shi4wei1 you2xing2 ∼示威游行 hold a demonstration
一来(yi1lai2)
adv. ① in the first place, ... ② as soon as (someone) arrives
妨碍(fang2ai4*)
v. hamper; impede; obstruct Bu4yao4 ∼ bie2ren5 gong1zuo4. 不要∼别人工作。 Don't interrupt others' work.
二来(er4lai2*)
conj. in the second place
添(²tian1)
v. ① add; increase ② <topo.> have a baby
负担(fu4dan1*)
v. ① bear; shoulder ② support (a family/etc.) ◆ n. burden; load; encumbrance Dan1qin1 mu3qin5 de5 ∼ hen3 zhong4. 单亲母亲的∼很重。 The single mother's burden is very heavy.
威严(¹wei1yan2*)
s.v. n. ① dignified; stately; majestic ② prestige; dignity
里外(li3-wai4)
n. inside and out
得意(¹de2yi4)
v.o. be complacent; proud of oneself
非凡(fei1fan2*)
s.v. outstanding; extraordinary; uncommon
兴头(儿)(xing4tou2(r5)*)
n. enthusiasm; keen interest
汇(²hui4)
v. ① converge ② gather together ③ remit ◆ See also ³hui4
一笔钱(yi1 bi3 qian2)
n. a sum of money; wad
补药(bu3yao4)
n. tonic
死心(si3xin1)
v.o. ① give up hope/idea/etc. Ni3 si3le5 zhe4 tiao2 xin1 ba5. 你死了这条心吧。 You'd better give up the idea. ② do sth. with all one's heart and soul Ta1 ∼ wei4 zhu3zi5 xiao4lao2. 他∼为主子效劳。 He serves his boss with all his heart and soul.
妄想(wang4xiang3*)
v. vainly hope ◆ n. ① wishful thinking; vain hope Di2ren2 de5 ∼ shi1bai4 le5. 敌人的∼失败了。 The enemy's hopes were dashed. ② <med.> delusion
叔(³shu1)
n. ① father's younger brother; uncle Ta1 shi4 wo3 ∼. 他是我∼。 He's my uncle. ② address for a man about one's father's age; uncle ◆ b.f. ① husband's younger brother in xiao3shu1zi5 ② third brother in bo2-zhong4-shu1-ji4
世间(¹shi4jian1)
p.w. earth; world
生殖(¹sheng1zhi2*)
v. <bio.> reproduce
冲动(chong1dong4)
n. impulse ◆ v. get excited; be impetuous Wo3 yi1shi2 ∼, gen1 ta1 jie2le5 hun1. 我一时∼, 跟他结了婚。 I was excited suddenly and married him.
压根儿(ya4gen1r5)
(informal) (usu. used in the negative) from the start; in the first place; altogether : ∼就不知道 ∼ jiu4 bu4 zhi1dao5 have had no idea from the start; not know anything about it / 他全忘了, 好像∼就没有这回事。 Ta1 quan2 wang4 le5, hao3xiang4 ∼ jiu4 mei2you3 zhe4 hui2 shi4. He's clean forgotten about it, as if it had never happened. / 我不是新搬来的, 我是∼就住在这儿的。 Wo3 bu4 shi4 xin1 ban1 lai2 de5, wo3 shi4 ∼ jiu4 zhu4 zai4 zhe4r5 de5. I'm no newcomer. I've been living here all along.
转眼(zhuan3yan3*)
v.o. ① glance ② in the blink of an eye
快信(kuai4xin4*)
n. express letter M: ²feng1 [封]
岳丈(¹yue4zhang4)
n. wife's father; father-in-law M: ge5 / ²wei4 [个 / 位]
电报(dian4bao4)
n. telegram; cable M: zhang1 / fen4 [张 / 份]
骇(⁴hai4)
b.f. astonished; shocked in jing1hai4
伤寒(shang1han2*)
n. ① typhoid (fever) ② <Ch. med.> febrile disease
西医(xi1yi1*)
n. ① Western medicine ② doctor trained in Western medicine M: ge5 / ming2 / ²wei4 [个 / 名 / 位]
塞翁失马(sai4weng1shi1ma3)
id. blessing in disguise
安知非福(an1zhi1fei1fu2)
f.e. Who knows it isn't a blessing in disguise?
犯人(fan4ren2*)
n. criminal; prisoner; convict
快活(kuai4huo5*)
s.v. ① happy; cheerful ② thrilled
短命(duan3ming4*)
attr. short-lived
稍微(shao1wei1*)
adv. slightly; a bit
怜悯/闵/愍(lian2min3)
v. pity; have compassion for Na4 ge5 lao3tai4tai5 cong2lai2 bu4 qi3qiu2 ∼. 那个老太太从来不乞求∼。 The old lady never asks for pity.
享(³xiang3)
v. enjoy
旁人(pang2ren2*)
n. ① other people ② bystanders; onlookers; outsiders ◆ M: ²wei4 [位]
减去(¹jian3qu4*)
r.v. subtract
悲哀(bei1ai1)
s.v. grieved; sorrowful Mu3qin5 de5 bing4 yue4lai2yue4 zhong4, ta1 ∼ ji2 le5. 母亲的病越来越重, 他∼极了。 He's very sad to see his mother's illness getting worse and worse. ◆ n. sorrow
过门(儿)(guo4men2(r5))
n. <mus.> ① opening bars ② short interlude between verses ◆ v.o. ① pass a door ② get married (of a woman) ²Ta1 shi4 qu4nian2 guo4 de5 men2r5. 她是去年过的门儿。 She was married last year.
慰唁(wei4yan4)
v. console
知礼(zhi1li3)
v.o. know the rules of propriety
分付(³fen1fu4)
v. pay in installments
文书(wen2shu1*)
n. ① document ② official correspondence ③ secretary; secretariat
科(³ke1)
b.f. branch of study in wen2ke1 ◆ n. ① administrative section ② <bio.> family (in biological taxonomy) ③ <thea.> stage directions ④ rules; laws ◆ v. mete out (punishment); levy (taxes/ etc.); fine sb.
姑爷(gu1ye5)
n. <coll.> address for a man by his wife's family; son-in-law M: ge5 / ²wei4 [个 / 位]
文理(¹wen2li3*)
n. ① unity and coherence in writing ② literature and science
死者(si3zhe3)
n. the dead/departed
深挚(¹shen1zhi4)
s.v. sincere
翁婿(weng1xu4)
n. father-in-law and son-in-law M: ming2 / ge5 [名 / 个]
名分/份(¹ming2fen4)
n. a person's status
生平(¹sheng1ping2)
n. all his life (of the deceased)
好好(儿)(hao3hao1(r5)*)
adv. ① in perfectly good condition Ta1 zuo2tian1 hai2 ∼ de5 ne5. 他昨天还∼的呢。 He was perfectly well yesterday. ② all out; to one's heart's content; earnestly Rang4 wo3men5 zai4 ∼ xiang3xiang5. 让我们再∼想想。 Let's think it over again carefully.
陪嫁(pei2jia4*)
n. <topo.> dowry
办喜事(ban4 xi3shi4)
v.o. ① organize/hold a wedding ② organize/hold festive event
款子(kuan3zi5)
n. <coll.> a sum of money M: ²bi3 [笔]
方家(fang1jia1)
n. sb. well versed in a certain skill/art/etc.
聘金(pin4jin1*)
n. ① fee (to lawyer/etc.) ② bride-price ◆ M: ²bi3 [笔]
生意(sheng1yi5*)
n. ① business; trade Zui4jin4 ∼ zen3me5yang4? 最近∼怎么样? How's business lately? ② tendency to grow; life and vitality ◆ See also ¹sheng1yi4
得利(de2li4)
benefit; profit
折合(zhe2he2)
v. ① convert into; amount to Yi1 mei3yuan2 neng2 ∼ duo1shao3 ren2min2bi4? 一美元能∼多少人民币? How much is one American dollar in RMB? ② be equivalent to
外汇(wai4hui4)
n. foreign exchange M: ²bi3 [笔]
做梦(zuo4meng4)
v.o. ① dream ② have a pipe dream
运气(yun4qi5*)
n. fortune; luck Ni3 de5 ∼ zhen1 bu4cuo4. 你的∼真不错。 You're really lucky. See also ¹yun4qi4
死去(si3qu4*)
v. die; pass away
未婚妻(wei4hun1qi1)
n. fiancée M: ²wei4 / ming2 / ge5 [位 / 名 / 个]
感激(gan3ji1*)
v. feel grateful/indebted Wo3men5 wan4fen1 ∼. 我们万分∼。 We are extremely grateful.
学不了(xue2bu5liao3)
r.v. be unable to learn/study sth.
学系(¹xue2xi4)
n. department (of a college)
哲学系(zhe2xue2xi4)
p.w. department of philosophy
转入(zhuan3ru4)
r.v. shift/switch to
出洋(¹chu1yang2)
v.o. go abroad
深造(shen1zao4*)
v. pursue advanced studies
稽(¹¹ji1)
b.f. ① investigate in ¹ji1cha2 ② hinder in ³ji1liu2 ③ find fault with ◆ n. Surname See also ¹⁰qi3
事实上(shi4shi2shang5)
n. in fact/reality
惟/唯有(wei2you3*)
conj. only; alone ∼ ru2ci3, shi2yan4 cai2 neng2 cheng2gong1. ∼如此, 实验才能成功。 Only in this way can the experiment succeed.
科目(ke1mu4*)
n. ① school subject/course ② headings in account books ③ category of subjects
数学(¹shu4xue2*)
n. mathematics
灌输(guan4shu1*)
v. ① instill into; imbue with ② teach; impart xiang4 xue2sheng5 ∼ xi1fang1 wen2hua4 向学生∼西方文化 teach students western culture ③ divert running water for use elsewhere
洋气(²yang2qi4)
n. ① foreign flavor; Western style ② outlandish ways
扑鼻(pu1bi2)
v.o. assail the nostrils
国货(guo2huo4)
n. China-made goods; Chinese goods; domestic products M: pi1 [批]
土产(tu3chan3)
n. local product M: ²jian4 [件]
招牌(zhao1pai5*)
n. ① shop sign; signboard ② reputation of a business ◆ M: ²kuai4 [块]
维持(wei2chi2*)
v. keep; preserve Yang2guang1 dui4yu2 ∼ sheng1ming4 hen3 zhong4yao4. 阳光对于∼生命很重要。 Sunlight is very important for sustaining life.
官吏(¹guan1li4)
n. government officials M: ge5 / ming2 / ²wei4 [个 / 名 / 位]
商人(¹shang1ren2*)
n. businessman; merchant; trader M: ²wei4 [位]
剥削(bo1xue1*)
v. exploit
外汇(wai4hui4)
n. foreign exchange M: ²bi3 [笔]
才/材能(¹cai2neng2)
n. ability; talent
保持(bao3chi2*)
v. keep; maintain; preserve Ta1 hai2 ∼ yuan2lai2 de5 tai4du5. 他还∼原来的态度。 He still maintains his original attitude.
卷子(juan3zi5)
n. ① steamed roll ② roll; scroll ◆ See also ¹juan4zi5
访(²fang3)
b.f. ① visit; call on in bai4fang3 ② seek by inquiry/search; try to get in ¹cai3fang3
文献(wen2xian4)
n. data/documents related to a country's history/culture/etc.; literature M: zhong3 [种]
蒙古文(Meng3gu3wen2)
n. the Mongolian language
梵文(Fan4wen2)
n. Sanskrit
功课(¹gong1ke4*)
n. ① homework; schoolwork ② school subject; curriculum Kuai4 hui2jia1 ²zuo4 ∼! 快回家做∼! Hurry home to do your homework! ③ task
兴趣(xing4qu4*)
n. interest Da4jia1 ge4 you3 ge4 de5 ∼. 大家各有各的∼。 Tastes differ.
颇(²po1)
adv. quite; very; considerably ◆ b.f. inclined to one side; slanting; tilting in pian1po1
心得(xin1de2)
n. what one has learned from work/study/etc.
懒散(lan3san3)
s.v. negligent; indolent Ta1 de5 gong1zuo4 tai4du5 hen3 ∼. 他的工作态度很∼。 His attitude toward the job is one of indifference.
剩(¹sheng4)
v. be left (over); remain Hai2 ∼ yi1 wan3 fan4. 还∼一碗饭。 There is one bowl of rice left.
何日(he2ri4)
pr. <wr.> what day?
发议论(fa1 yi4lun4)
v.o. give comment
大发议论(da4fa1yi4lun4)
v.o. talk a lot
痛骂(tong4ma4)
v. scold severely; vituperate
头衔(tou2xian2*)
n. official title
毫无(hao2wu2*)
v.p. completely lack ◆ adv. not in the least Dui4 da4jia1 de5 bang1zhu4 ta1 ∼ biao3shi4. 对大家的帮助他∼表示。 He showed no gratitude to everyone's help.
尊严(¹zun1yan2)
n. dignity; honor Ren2 yao4 huo2 de5 you3 ∼. 人要活得有∼。 A person must live with dignity.
威胁(wei1xie2*)
v. menace; imperil; threaten; intimidate
头衔(tou2xian2*)
n. official title
勉强(mian3qiang3*)
v. ① force sb. to do sth. Bie2 ∼ ta1. 别∼他。 Don't force him to do it. ② do with difficulty ◆ s.v. unconvincing; strained Zhe4ge5 ji4hua4 hen3 ∼. 这个计划很∼。 This plan may not work. ◆ adv. ① reluctantly; grudgingly Ta1 ∼ xiao4le5 yi1xia4. 他∼笑了一下。 He forced a smile. ② barely enough Ta1 ∼ neng2 shuo1 ji3 ju4 Fa3yu3. 她∼能说几句法语。 She can speak only a little French.
经理(jing1li3*)
n. manager; director M: ge5 / ming2 / ²wei4 [个 / 名 / 位] ◆ v. ① handle; manage ② <mil.> logistics
交代/待(¹jiao1dai4)
v. ① hand over ② explain; make clear; brief; tell Chu1chai1 qian2, lao3ban3 xiang4 mi4shu5 ∼le5 zhong4yao4 de5 shi4qing5. 出差前, 老板向秘书∼了重要的事情。 Before leaving for a business trip, the boss briefed the secretary on the important matters. ③ account for; justify oneself Kao3shi4 bu4 ji2ge2, ni3 zen3me5 xiang4 ni3 fu4mu3 ∼? 考试不及格, 你怎么向你父母∼? How are you going to explain to your parents about your not passing the exam? ④ confess Ta1 ∼ le5 ma5? 他∼了吗? Has he confessed? ⑤ <coll.> finish; complete
丈人(zhang4ren5*)
n. wife's father See also zhang4ren2
五洲(wu3-zhou1*)
n. ① the five continents ② all over the world
夸耀(kua1yao4)
v. brag about; flaunt
尊大人(zun1da4ren5)
n. <court.> your father
孝廉(xiao4lian2)
n. <trad.> a graduate
亚当(Ya4dang1)
Adam (the first man according to the Bible)
夏娃(Xia4wa2)
n. <loan> Hawwah; Eve
下身(儿)(xia4shen1(r5)*)
n. ① lower part of the body ② private parts ③ trousers ◆ v.o. change clothes
遮羞(zhe1xiu1)
v.o. hush up a scandal; cover up one's embarrassment
丑(²chou3)
s.v. ugly; unsightly; hideous ◆ b.f. disgraceful; shameful; scandalous in chou3shi4 See also ³chou3
空疏(kong1shu1)
v.p. <wr.> shallow; superficial
寡陋(gua3lou4*)
v.p. seen and heard little of the world
愚笨(yu2ben4*)
s.v. foolish; stupid; clumsy
掩盖(yan3gai4*)
v. cover; conceal Ta1 xiang3 ba3 zhen1xiang4 ∼ qi3lai5. 他想把真相∼起来。 He tried to conceal the truth.
赤条条(chi4tiao2tiao2)
v.p. stark naked
包裹(bao1guo3*)
v. wrap/bind up ◆ n. bundle; parcel; package
枪手(qiang1shou3*)
n. ① sharpshooter; gunner ② sb. who takes an exam for sb. else ③ <trad.> spearman ◆ M: ²wei4 [位]
论文(lun4wen2)
n. thesis; dissertation; treatise; paper M: pian1 [篇]
汉堡(包)(han4bao3(bao1)*)
n. <loan> Hamburger
混(¹hun4*)
v. ① mix; confuse Bie2 ba3 zhe4xie1 dong1xi5 ∼ zai4 yi1qi3. 别把这些东西∼在一起。 Don't mix these things up. ② pass for; pass off as ③ muddle/drift along ④ get along with sb. Wo3 gen1 ta1 ∼ de5 hen3 shou2. 我跟他∼得很熟。 I'm quite familiar with him. ◆ adv. thoughtlessly; recklessly Bie2 ∼ chu1 zhu3yi5! 别∼出主意! Stop making irresponsible suggestions! See also ⁵hun2
干脆(¹gan1cui4)
s.v. clear-cut; straightforward ∼ dian3r5! ∼点儿! Come to the point! ◆ adv. simply; (might as well) just ∼ bu4 yao4 le5 ba5 ∼不要了吧 Just give it up.
哄(³hong1)
on. ① roars of laughter ② hubbub ◆ v. roar (as a crowd) See also hong3 ¹hong4
只怕(zhi3pa4)
v.p. (only) fear Bu4 pa4 man4, ∼ zhan4. 不怕慢, ∼站。 Don't mind slow progress as long as you keep going. ◆ adv. very likely Ta1 ∼ bu4 hui4 lai2 le5. 他∼不会来了。 He is very likely not to come.
丈人(zhang4ren5*)
n. wife's father See also zhang4ren2
科举(ke1ju3*)
n. imperial civil-service examination system
中人(zhong1ren2)
n. ① go-between; mediator; intermediary ② one of ordinary stature/appearance/ability/etc.; an average man ◆ M: ²wei4 [位]
契据(²qi4ju4)
n. deed; contract; receipt M: zhang1 [张]
编目(bian1mu4*)
v.o. n. catalog; classify
瞧见(qiao2jian4)
r.v. <coll.> see; catch sight of
堆(dui1)
v. pile/heap up ◆ m. (for heap; pile) See also zui1
期刊(qi1kan1)
n. periodical M: ben3 [本]
信手(²xin4shou3)
adv. conveniently; spontaneously; effortlessly
对照(dui4zhao4)
v. n. contrast; compare ∼ yuan2wen2 xiu1gai3 yi4wen2. ∼原文修改译文。 Check the translation against the original and make corrections.
函授班(han2shou4ban1)
n. correspondence course
法商(fa3shang1)
n. ① French merchant ② law and business
相当于(xiang1dang1yu2)
v.p. be equal/equivalent to
硕士(shuo4shi4*)
n. ① Master (of Arts); M.A. ²Ta1 you3 san1 ge5 ∼ xue2wei4. 她有三个∼学位。 She has three M.A. degrees. ② <trad.> eminent scholar ◆ M: ²wei4 [位]
章程(zhang1cheng5)
n. <coll.> way; procedure; solution See also zhang1cheng2
函索即寄(han2suo3ji2ji4)
f.e. send (samples/etc.) upon request by mail
通讯处(tong1xun4chu4)
n. mailing address
反正(fan3zheng5*)
adv. anyway; anyhow; in any case ∼ yan2zhe5 zhe4 tiao2 lu4 yi1zhi2 zou3 jiu4 hui4 dao4. ∼沿着这条路一直走就会到。 Anyhow, if you go along this road, you'll get there. ◆ conj. since; as See also ²fan3zheng4
登广告(deng1 guang3gao4)
v.o. advertise
上当(¹shang4dang4)
v.o. be taken in; be fooled Ta1 shang4le5 ge5 da4 dang4. 他上了个大当。 He was badly taken in.
改行(gai3hang2)
v.o. change one's occupation Wo3 ∼ le5, bu4 dang1 lao3shi1 le5. 我∼了, 不当老师了。 I've changed my occupation and am no longer a teacher.
不干(bu4 gan4)
v. <coll.> refuse to do sth.
公寓房(gong1yu4fang2)
n. apartment; flat
负责(¹fu4ze2*)
v. be responsible for; be in charge of ① ben3zhe5 dui4 gong1zuo4 ∼ de5 jing1shen5 本着对工作∼的精神 from a sense of responsibility toward one's work ② Na4 bu4 gai1 wo3 ∼. 那不该我∼。 I should not be held responsible for that. ◆ s.v. conscientious
急智(²ji2zhi4)
n. quick-wittedness
穷(¹qiong2*)
s.v. ① poor; impoverished Xiao3shi2hou5, wo3 jia1 hen3 ∼. 小时候, 我家很∼。 When I was a child, my family was poor. ② exhausted; hard-pressed ◆ adv. ① exhaustively ② extremely ◆ v. exhaust; pursue to the limit ◆ b.f. limit; end; extremity in wu2qiong2
相传(xiang1chuan2*)
v.p. tradition has it that ...; according to legend/tradition ◆ v. hand down or pass on from one to another
产(¹chan3*)
v. ① give birth to; be delivered of ② produce ◆ b.f. ① product; produce in chan3pin3 ② property; estate in cai2chan3
屁股(pi4gu5*)
n. ① buttocks; backside ② end; butt
折扣(zhe2kou4*)
n. discount; rebate Ting1 ta1 de5 hua4 yao4 da3 ge5 ∼. 听他的话要打个∼。 We should take what he says with a grain of salt.
信箱(xin4xiang1*)
n. ① letter box; mailbox ② post-office box ◆ M: ge5 / ²zhi1 [个 / 只]
邮差(you2chai1)
n. <trad.> postman M: ge5 / ming2 [个 / 名]
明明(¹ming2ming2)
adv. obviously; plainly ∼ shi4 ta1 cuo4 le5. ∼是他错了。 It's obvious that he's made a mistake.
拆开(chai1kai1)
r.v. take apart; open; separate
好奇(¹hao4qi2*)
s.v. n. curious; full of curiosity Zhe4ge5 xiao3hai2r5 hen3 ∼. 这个小孩儿很∼。 This child is full of curiosity.
莫名/明其妙(mo4ming2qi2miao4)
f.e. ① be baffled Wo3 bei4 wen4 de5 ∼. 我被问得∼。 I was baffled by the question. ② without rhyme or reason; inexplicable
程度(cheng2du5*)
n. level; degree; extent Ta1 zhi3you3 xiao3xue2 ∼. 他只有小学∼。 He only has a primary school education. zai4 ∼ shang5 bu4tong2 在∼上不同 differ in degree
想必(xiang3bi4)
aux. presumably; most probably/likely
高深(gao1shen1)
s.v. advanced; profound; recondite ∼ de5 xue2wen5 ∼的学问 extremely learned
毋/无庸(wu2yong1)
v.o. no need for
函授(¹han2shou4)
v. teach by correspondence Zhe4 suo3 da4xue2 ∼ ji4suan4ji1 ke4. 这所大学∼计算机课。 Some computer courses are taught by correspondence in this university. ◆ n. correspondence course
手续(shou3xu4*)
n. procedure; red tape; formalities Bi4ye4 ∼ dou1 ²ban4 hao3 le5 ma5? 毕业∼都办好了吗? Have you completed all the graduation procedures? M: ²dao4 [道]
审查(¹shen3cha2)
v. examine; investigate
及格(ji2ge2*)
v.o. pass (a test)
立即(¹li4ji2*)
adv. immediately; at once; promptly Qing3 ∼ hui2fu4. 请∼回复。 Please reply immediately.
寄上(²ji4shang5)
v. communicate (thanks/etc.) via mail Sui2 xin4 ∼ san1 zhang1 zhao4pian4. 随信∼三张照片。 Enclosed in the letter are three photos.
署名(¹shu3ming2)
v.o. sign one's name Bao4 shang4 fa1biao3le5 ∼ wen2zhang1. 报上发表了∼文章。 The newspaper has published a signed article.
头衔(tou2xian2*)
n. official title
骗局(pian4ju2*)
n. fraud; hoax M: ²chang3 [场]
搁下(ge1xia4)
r.v. <coll.> quit doing sth.; kick a habit
不理(bu4 li3)
v. pay no attention
封信(²feng1xin4)
v.o. seal a letter
价钱(jia4qian5*)
n. price
商议(shang1yi4*)
v. confer; discuss
素爱(su4ai4)
v. usually like (to do sth.) ²Ta1 ∼ da3ban5. 她∼打扮。 She usually likes to dress up.
教育(¹jiao4yu4*)
v. teach; educate; inculcate ◆ n. education
尤其(¹you2qi2*)
adv. especially Shi4chang3 ²xing2shi4 hen3 hao3, gu3piao4 shi4chang3 ∼ hao3. 市场形势很好, 股票市场∼好。 The market situation is good. The stock market is especially good.
不愿(¹bu4 yuan4*)
aux. be reluctant; be unwilling
无疑(¹wu2yi2*)
adv. beyond doubt; undoubtedly ◆ n. certainty
捣鬼(dao3gui3*)
v.o. play tricks; gossip and cause mischief; sow discord
岂非(²qi3fei1)
v.p. <wr.> isn't? (rhetorical)
撒谎(sa1huang3)
v.o. <coll.> tell lies Hen3 ming2xian3 ta1 zai4 ∼. 很明显他在∼。 It's obvious that he's lying.
欺骗(¹qi1pian4)
v. cheat; dupe Ta1 ∼le5 wo3. 他∼了我。 He cheated me.
柏拉图(Bo2la1tu2)
n. Plato
兵士(¹bing1shi4*)
n. ordinary soldier; private M: ge5 / ming2 / ²wei4 [个 / 名 / 位]
敌人(di2ren2)
n. enemy M: ge5 / ming2 [个 / 名]
官吏(¹guan1li4)
n. government officials M: ge5 / ming2 / ²wei4 [个 / 名 / 位]
民众(min2zhong4)
n. the masses
哄骗(hong3pian4)
v. hoodwink; dupe Bie2 xiang3 ∼ wo3. 别想∼我。 Don't try to hoodwink me.
孔子(Kong3zi3)
n. Confucius
假装(jia3zhuang1*)
v. pretend; feign; simulate Ta1 ∼ ting1dong3 le5, qi2shi2 bing4bu4 ming2bai5. 他∼听懂了, 其实并不明白。 He pretended to understand when he really didn't.
哄(³hong1)
on. ① roars of laughter ② hubbub ◆ v. roar (as a crowd) See also hong3 ¹hong4
撒谎(sa1huang3)
v.o. <coll.> tell lies Hen3 ming2xian3 ta1 zai4 ∼. 很明显他在∼。 It's obvious that he's lying.
装病(zhuang1bing4)
pretend sickness; feign illness; malinger : 他是∼。 Ta1 shi4 ∼. His illness is feigned.
女婿(nü3xu5)
n. ① son-in-law M: ge5 / ming2 / ²wei4 [个 / 名 / 位] ② <coll.> husband
好比(hao3bi3)
v.p. can be compared to; may be likened to; be just like
殖民地(zhi2min2di4)
p.w. colony M: ²kuai4 [块]
帝国(di4guo2*)
n. empire
报效(¹bao4xiao4)
v.o. give service/money to repay one's country/sb.'s kindness ∼ guo2jia1 ∼国家 give service to the country
几万(ji3 wan4*)
num. tens of thousands
头衔(tou2xian2*)
n. official title
光耀(guang1yao4)
s.v. brilliant; glorious; honorable ◆ v. glorify; carry forward; develop
门楣(men2mei2)
n. ① (door) lintel ② family status
孝子(xiao4zi3)
n. ① dutiful son ② son in mourning ◆ M: ge5 / ming2 / ²wei4 [个 / 名 / 位]
贤(⁸xian2)
b.f. virtuous and able; worthy in xian2hui4 , ¹xian2ming2
婿(⁸xu4)
b.f. ① son-in-law in nü3xu5 , xu4sheng1 ② husband in fu1xu4
承欢(cheng2huan1)
v. ① do everything to please (parents) ② cater to (superiors)
找事(zhao3shi4)
① look (or hunt) for a job
② pick a quarrel()
履历(¹lü3li4*)
n. curriculum vitae; antecedents Qing3 ba3 ni3 de5 ∼ ji4lai2. 请把你的∼寄来。 Please send us your resume.
索性(¹suo3xing4)
adv. ① might (just) as well Ni3 ∼ rang4 ta1 zuo4 ba5. 你∼让他做吧。 You might just as well let him do it. ② simply Wo3 ∼ bu4guan3 le5. 我∼不管了。 I simply wash my hands of it. ◆ s.v. frank; candid
价钱(jia4qian5*)
n. price
不肯(bu4 ken3)
aux. ① not willing/ready to ② disagree; disapprove
吹了(chui1le5)
v.p. <coll.> ① failed; busted; did not succeed ② died ③ parted company; chilled a relationship
复/覆信(fu4xin4)
v.o. write a letter in reply ◆ n. letter in reply
至多(zhi4duo1*)
adv. at (the) most ∼ shi2 ge5 ∼十个 at most 10
文凭(wen2ping2)
n. diploma M: zhang1 [张]
余款(yu2kuan3)
n. spare money/cash M: ²bi3 [笔]
此间(ci3jian1)
n. <wr.> around here; here
照此(zhao4ci3)
v.o. according to this
贵校(gui4xiao4)
f.e. <court.> your school
接洽(jie1qia4)
v. take up a matter with; arrange (a business/etc.) with ³Gong1shi4 qing3 he2 mi4shu5 ∼. 公事请和秘书∼。 For business matters, please contact the secretary.
语气(¹yu3qi4)
n. ① tone; manner of speaking Ta1 de5 ∼ hen3 qiang2ying4. 他的∼很强硬。 He speaks with a tough tone. ② <lg.> ⓐ mood; modality ⓑ intonation
就近(jiu4jin4*)
adv. close at hand; nearby Wo3men5 hai2shi5 ∼ zhao3 ge5 can1guan3 chi1fan4 ba5. 我们还是∼找个餐馆吃饭吧。 We'd better find a restaurant nearby to eat.
探出(tan4chu1*)
r.v. ① stretch out ② discover by exploration
买卖(mai3mai5)
n. (small) merchant enterprise Wo3 fu4mu3 shi4 zuo4 ∼ de5. 我父母是做∼的。 My parents are small merchants. See also mai3mai4
例如(li4ru2*)
conj. for instance/example; e.g.; such as Wo3 xi3huan5 yun4dong4, ∼ you2yong3, pao3bu4 he2 hua2bing1. 我喜欢运动, ∼游泳, 跑步和滑冰。 I like sports such as swimming, running and skating.
合众国(he2zhong4guo2)
n. ① federated country ② the United States
便宜(bian4yi2*)
s.v. ① convenient ② acting on one's initiative (in emergency/etc.) ◆ See also pian2yi5
硕士(shuo4shi4*)
n. ① Master (of Arts); M.A. ²Ta1 you3 san1 ge5 ∼ xue2wei4. 她有三个∼学位。 She has three M.A. degrees. ② <trad.> eminent scholar ◆ M: ²wei4 [位]
廉价(lian2jia4*)
attr. low-priced; cheap Zhe4 jia1 dian4pu4 zheng4zai4 ∼ chu1shou4 shang1pin3. 这家店铺正在∼出售商品。 The store is selling at low prices.
奉送(feng4song4*)
v. ① offer as a gift; give away free Mai3 yi1 ben3 shu1, ∼ yi1 zhang1 shu1qian1. 买一本书, ∼一张书签。 Buy a book, get a free bookmarker. ② present respectfully
堂堂(tang2tang2*)
r.f. ① dignified; imposing ② having high aspirations and boldness of vision (of a man)
立案(¹li4an4*)
v.o. ① register; put on record ② file a case for investigation and prosecution
注册(zhu4ce4)
v.o. register
万万(wan4wan4*)
adv. absolutely ◆ num. hundred million; great many
比不上(bi3bu5shang4)
r.v. cannot match Ni3 na3dian3r5 ∼ ²ta1? 你哪点儿∼她? What does she have that you don't have?
薄利(bo2li4)
n. small profits
畅销(chang4xiao1*)
v. sell well Zhe4 zhong3 chan3pin3 hen3 ∼. 这种产品很∼。 This product sells well.
宗旨(zong1zhi3*)
n. aim; purpose
成交(¹cheng2jiao1*)
v.o. close a deal Zhe4 ²bi3 sheng1yi4 ∼ le5. 这笔生意∼了。 This business deal is closed.
空白(kong4bai2)
n. ① blank space Ta1 de5 yan2jiu1 tian2bu3le5 zhe4 fang1mian4 de5 ∼. 他的研究填补了这方面的∼。 His research has filled in the blank in this area. ② the sky
填/滇/阗(²tian2)
v. fill in; stuff See also Dian1
寄给(ji4gei3)
v. send to
催(¹cui1*)
v. ① urge; hurry; press ∼ ta1 kuai4 yi1dian3r5. ∼他快一点儿。 Urge him to be quick. ② hasten; expedite
缴款(jiao3kuan3)
v.o. pay; make a money payment
通知(tong1zhi1)
v. notify; inform; contact Qing3 ni3 ∼ ta1 ming2tian1 kai1hui4. 请你∼他明天开会。 Please notify him of the meeting tomorrow. ◆ n. notice; circular
接洽(jie1qia4)
v. take up a matter with; arrange (a business/etc.) with ³Gong1shi4 qing3 he2 mi4shu5 ∼. 公事请和秘书∼。 For business matters, please contact the secretary.
调查(¹diao4cha2)
v. n. investigate; survey ∼ gong1zuo4 zheng4zai4 jin4xing2. ∼工作正在进行。 The investigation is under way.
废纸(²fei4zhi3)
n. wastepaper M: dui1 [堆]
追究(zhui1jiu1)
v. ① look into; find out; investigate ② punish (the guilty) Ta1men5 da1ying5 bu4 ∼ ta1 de5 ze2ren4. 他们答应不∼他的责任。 They agreed not to punish him.
悔过自新(hui3guo4zi4xin1)
f.e. repent and make a fresh start
咒骂(zhou4ma4)
v. curse; abuse; revile
喝醉(he1zui4)
r.v. get drunk Ta1 you4 ∼ le5. 他又∼了。 He got drunk again.
打架(¹da3jia4)
v.o. fight; scuffle; come to blows Bu4yao4 gen1 tong2xue2 ∼. 不要跟同学∼。 Don't fight with your schoolmates.
着眼(zhao2yan3)
v.o. ① perceive ② stare ③ attract attention ◆ See also zhuo2yan3
自有(zi4you3)
v.p. have; possess; own
商约(shang1yue1)
n. commercial treaty ◆ v. decide (together to do sth.)
唯/惟一(¹wei2yi1*)
attr. ① only; sole Zhe4 shi4 wo3 ∼ de5 yi1 ben3 zi4dian3. 这是我∼的一本字典。 This is the only dictionary I have. ② unparalleled; unequaled
胜利(sheng4li4*)
v. win victory/success ◆ adv. successfully Da4hui4 ∼ bi4mu4. 大会∼闭幕。 The conference has come to a successful conclusion. ◆ n. victory