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 shì matter / thing / item / work / affair / CL:件[jian4],樁|桩[zhuang1],回[hui2]
Results beginning with 事
 shì qing affair / matter / thing / business / CL:件[jian4],樁|桩[zhuang1]
 shì jiàn event / happening / incident / CL:個|个[ge4]
 shì yè undertaking / project / activity / (charitable, political or revolutionary) cause / publicly funded institution, enterprise or foundation / career / occupation / CL:個|个[ge4]
 shì shí fact / CL:個|个[ge4]
 shì xiàng matter / item
 shì gù accident / CL:樁|桩[zhuang1],起[qi3],次[ci4]
 shì wù (political, economic etc) affairs / work / transaction (as in a computer database)
 shì wù thing / object / CL:個|个[ge4]
 shì xiān in advance / before the event / beforehand / prior
 shì yí matters / arrangements
 shì hòu after the event / in hindsight / in retrospect
 shì r one's employment / business / matter that needs to be settled / (northern dialect) (of a person) demanding / trying / troublesome / erhua variant of 事[shi4] / CL:件[jian4],樁|桩[zhuang1]
 shì jì deed / past achievement / important event of the past
 shì shì everything
 shì guān to concern / on (some topic) / about / concerning / to have importance for
 shì qián in advance / before the event
 shì lì example / exemplar / typical case
 shì tài situation / existing state of affairs
 shì biàn incident / unforeseen event / events (in general)
 shì yóu main content / matter / work / origin of an incident / cause / purpose / subject (of business letter)
 shì duān disturbance / incident
 shì lǐ reason / logic
 shì quán position / authority / responsibility
 shì tǐ things / affairs / decorum
 shì jià leave of absence for a personal matter
 shì lu:è biographical sketch
 shì shì state of affairs
 shì diǎn encyclopedia
 shì fèng to serve
 shì jī confidential aspects of a matter / secrets / key moment for action
 shì jiè event horizon
 shì zhèng evidence
 shì zhǔ victim (of a criminal) / party involved (in a dispute etc) / main instigator
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B shì r B (coll.) fussbudget / pain in the ass
 shì shí shàng in fact / in reality / actually / as a matter of fact / de facto / ipso facto
 shì wù suǒ office / firm
 shì yè xīn devotion to one's work / professional ambition
  event rate
  orderly room
 shì fā shí the time of the incident
 shì qiú shì to seek the truth from facts
 shì r mā (coll.) fussbudget / pain in the ass
 shì shí hūn common-law marriage / de facto marriage
线 shì yè xiàn (slang) cleavage / (palmistry) business line
 shì bàn gōng bèi half the work, twice the effect (idiom) / the right approach saves effort and leads to better results / a stitch in time saves nine
  accident management
 shì yǔ yuàn wéi things turn out contrary to the way one wishes (idiom)
 shì bù yí chí the matter should not be delayed / there's no time to lose
 shì bèi gōng bàn twice the effort for half the result
 shì guò jìng qiān The issue is in the past, and the situation has changed (idiom). / It is water under the bridge.
 shì bì gōng qīn to attend to everything personally
 shì bù guān jǐ a matter of no concern to oneself (idiom)
 shì wēi lěi luǎn lit. the matter has become a pile of eggs (idiom) / fig. at a critical juncture
 shì wú dà xiǎo see 事無巨細|事无巨细[shi4 wu2 ju4 xi4]
 shì zài rén wéi the matter depends on the individual (idiom) / it is a matter for your own effort / With effort, one can achieve anything.
  prior assessment
  After Action Review
  incident report
  event marketing / chrono-merchandising
  accessory after the fact
  accessory before the fact
  fact-checking
  incident summary
  factual information
  pre-certification
 shì bì yǒu zhào future events always have an omen (idiom)
 shì bù guò sān a thing should not be attempted more than three times (idiom) / don't repeat the same mistake again and again / bad things don't happen more than three times
 shì dào jīn rì under the circumstances / the matter having come to that point
 shì dào lín tóu when things come to a head (idiom)
 shì dào rú jīn as matters stand / things having reached this stage
 shì fā dì diǎn the scene of the incident
 shì gù bào gào demining incident report / incident rep
 shì gù zhào shè accidental exposure
 shì hòu cōng ming wise after the event (idiom) / with hindsight, one should have predicted it
 shì hòu zǒng jié After Action Review
 shì pà háng jiā an expert always produces the best work (idiom)
 shì qíng yào zuò work that needs to be done / business that needs to be attended to
 shì shì ào wéi everything has gone to the dogs (idiom)
 shì shí cái jué factual findings / finding of fact
 shì shí qiú shì to seek the truth from facts
 shì shí rèn dìng factual findings / finding of fact
 shì tài fā zhǎn course of events
 shì wù fán máng busy / bustling
 shì wú jù xì lit. things are not separated according to their size (idiom) / fig. to deal with any matter, regardless of its importance
 shì wù lu:4 shī solicitor (law)
 shì xiān biān zhì pre-programming
 shì xiān tōng zhī preliminary notification / to announce in advance
 shì yè yǒu chéng to be successful in business / professional success
 shì hòu Zhū gě Liàng a genius in retrospect (idiom) / hindsight is 20-20
  unintentional poisoning
  reporting of an incident
  post-accident review
  event timer
 shì hòu bì yùn yào morning-after pill
 shì wù suǒ lu:4 shī office lawyer
 shì shí shèng yú xióng biàn Facts speak louder than words. (idiom)
  Code of International Standards and Recommended Practices for a Safety Investigation into a Marine Casualty or Marine Incident / Casualty Investigation Code
  de facto forces
  summary disposal of incidents
 shì gù bào gào zhì duó Incident Reporting System
 shì gù bǎo hù tíng duī reactor trip / trip
 shì jiàn xiāng guān diàn wèi event-related potential
 shì qián hé zhǔn yuán zé principle of prior authorization
 shì xiān zhī qíng tòng yì prior informed consent
  fact-finding commission
  Incident and Emergency Centre
线  de facto line
  de facto authority
  Accident Investigation and Prevention Section
  release (to) an incident site
  Services and Contract Support Team
 shì bù guān jǐ , gāo gāo guà qǐ to feel unconcerned and let matters rest (idiom)
 shì wù de běn zhì chóng yú wài zài essence is more important than external appearance / a rose by any other name would smell as sweet
  Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams
  Centre for International Research on Post-Accidents Conditions
  Joint Incident Prevention and Response Mechanism
 shì xiān zhī qíng tòng yì lián hé zhuān jiā zǔ Joint Group of Experts on Prior Informed Consent
 gù shi narrative / story / tale
 gù shì old practice / CL:個|个[ge4]
 cóng shì to go for / to engage in / to undertake / to deal with / to handle / to do
 jūn shì military affairs / military matters / military
 méi shì it's not important / it's nothing / never mind / to have nothing to do / to be free / to be all right (out of danger or trouble)
 huí shì (old) to report to one's master
 rén shì personnel / human resources / human affairs / ways of the world / (euphemism) sexuality / the facts of life
 tóng shì colleague / co-worker / CL:個|个[ge4],位[wei4]
 dà shì major event / major political event (war or change of regime) / major social event (wedding or funeral) / (do sth) in a big way / CL:件[jian4],樁|桩[zhuang1]
 yǒu shì to be occupied with sth / to have sth on one's mind / there is something the matter
 bàn shì to handle (affairs) / to work
 mín shì civil case / agricultural affairs / civil
 hào shì to be meddlesome
 hǎo shì good action, deed, thing or work (also sarcastic, "a fine thing indeed") / charity / happy occasion / Daoist or Buddhist ceremony for the souls of the dead
 wǎng shì past events / former happenings
 sài shì competition (e.g. sporting)
 zuò shì to work / to handle matters / to have a job
 xíng shì criminal / penal
 dǒng shì board member
 běn shi ability / skill
 běn shì source material / original story
 xiǎo shì trifle / trivial matter / CL:點|点[dian3]
 xīn shì a load on one's mind / worry / CL:宗[zong1],樁|桩[zhuang1]
 xíng shì to execute / to handle / behavior / action / conduct
 chū shì to have an accident / to meet with a mishap
 huài shì bad thing / misdeed / to ruin things
 shí shì current trends / the present situation / how things are going
 fán shì everything
 lǐ shì member of council
 wàn shì all things
 shì shì affairs of life / things of the world
 dǒng shì sensible / thoughtful / intelligent
 yì shì to discuss official business
 qǐ shì announcement (written, on billboard, letter, newspaper or website) / to post information / a notice
 jì shì to keep a record of events / record / to start to form memories (after one's infancy)
 guài shì strange thing / curious occurrence
 chǔ shì to handle affairs / to deal with
 shí shì fact / actual thing / practical matter
 hūn shì wedding / marriage / CL:門|门[men2],樁|桩[zhuang1]
 zhàn shì war / hostilities / fighting
 qù shì entertaining anecdote / interesting story or incident
 liǎo shì to dispose of a matter / to be done with it
 zhào shì to cause an accident / to be responsible for an incident / to provoke a disturbance
 jiā shì family matters / domestic affairs / housework
 gàn shi administrator / executive secretary
 xù shì narrative
 nào shì to cause trouble / to create a disturbance
 suǒ shì trifle
 zhèng shì one's proper business
 wài shì foreign affairs
 gōng shì public affairs / official (matters, duties etc)
 guó shì affairs of the nation / politics
 shèng shì grand occasion
 shī shì (of a plane, ship etc) to have an accident (plane crash, shipwreck, vehicle collision etc) / to mess things up
 shěng shì to simplify matters / to save trouble
 xǐng shì to handle administrative work
 fáng shì sexual intercourse / to make love
 hǎi shì maritime affairs / accident at sea
 xǐ shì happy occasion / wedding
 sī shì personal matters
 yào shì important matter
 hòu shì future events / and what happened next... (in fiction) / funeral arrangements
 jiù shì old affair / former matter
 yì shì variant of 逸事[yi4 shi4]
 gòng shì to work together
 dāng shì to be in charge / to be confronted (with a matter) / involved (in some matter)
 gōng shì defensive structure / military fortifications / (Tw) construction works / civil engineering works
 zhèng shì politics / government affairs
 xìng shì sex
 chāi shi errand / assignment / job / commission / CL:件[jian4] / see also 差使[chai1 shi5]
 chà shì poor / not up to standard
 lǐng shì consul
 xián shì other people's business
 rě shì to cause trouble
 ài shì (usu used in the negative) to be of importance or to matter / to be in the way / to be a hindrance
 fèi shì troublesome / to take a lot of trouble to do sth
 shàn shì good deeds
 zhí shi paraphernalia of a guard of honor
 zhí shì to perform one's job / attendant / job / duties / (respectful appellation for the addressee) you / your Excellency / (Church) deacon
 zhēn shì reality / veracity / the real thing
 qīn shì marriage / CL:門|门[men2]
 lè shì pleasure
 wù shì affair / matter / thing / business / articles / goods / materials / thing / stuff / person (derog.)
 sāng shì funeral arrangements
 zhū shì everything / every matter
 qí shì marvel
 zhǎo shì to look for employment / to pick a quarrel
 qiǔ shì awkward incident
 nián shì years of age / age
 mǒu shì something / a certain matter
 chǔn shì folly
 zī shì to cause trouble / to provoke a dispute
 měi shì a fine thing / a wonderful thing
 chǒu shì scandal
 fǎ shì religious ceremony / ritual
 wù shì to hold things up / to make a botch of things
 yì shì anecdote / lost or apocryphal story about famous person
 hàn shì a matter for regret / sth that is a (great) pity
 huò shì disaster / doom
 xìng shì sth fortunate / a lucky chance
 pà shì timid / to be afraid of getting involved / to be afraid of getting into trouble
 nóng shì farming task
 qián shì past events / antecedent / what has happened
 sú shì everyday routine / ordinary affairs
 zhuān shì specialized
 chuī shì cooking
 è shì evil / malicious deed
 fàn shì to break the law / to commit a crime
 móu shì to plan matters / to look for a job
 cǎn shì disaster
 yùn shì poetic occasion / elegant situation / in literature, the cue for a poem
 xiōng shì fateful accident / inauspicious matter (involving death or casualties)
 hèn shì a matter for regret or resentment
 dǐng shì useful / fitting
 bái shì funeral / to explain (literary)
 dàng shì to consider as a matter of importance / to be of importance
 duō shì meddlesome / eventful
 fú shi variant of 服侍[fu2 shi5]
 gěi shì official (imperial) position (old)
 hùn shì to work half-heartedly / to get by in a job with the minimum effort
 jì shì (usually used in the negative) to be of help or use
 jí shì auspicious event
 kǔ shì hard job / arduous task
 lì shì (Cantonese) same as 紅包|红包[hong2 bao1]
 néng shì particular abilities / one's forte
 niǎo shì damn thing / (not one's) goddamn business
 píng shì to discuss and evaluate / to appraise
 pì shì (vulgar) trifling matter / mere trifle / goddamn thing / goddamn business
 pò shì trivial matter / trifle / annoying thing
 qíng shì circumstances / facts (of a case) / case / feelings / love affair
 qī shì the Seven Duties of a sovereign, namely: offering sacrifice 祭祀, giving audience 朝覲|朝觐, administering jointly 會同|会同, receiving guests 賓客|宾客, running army 軍旅|军旅, attending to farm work 田役, mourning ceremonial 喪荒|丧荒
 rèn shì appointment to an important post
 róng shì military affairs
 shèng shì Holy sacrament / Christian rite (esp. Catholic) / also called 聖禮|圣礼 / by Protestants
 shī shì (ling.) agent
 shòu shì object (of a transitive verb) / to receive a task
 tīng shì to hold audience / to advise on state affairs / to administer state affairs / audience hall / to listen in
 wèn shì to ask for information / to inquire
 yǎ shì refined activities of the intellectuals (regarding literature, paintings etc)
 yǐn shì a secret
 yì shì sth else / a separate matter / not the same thing / with different jobs (not colleagues) / a remarkable thing / sth special / an odd thing / sth strange or incomprehensible
 yuè shì menses / menstruation / a woman's periods
 zá shì miscellaneous tasks / various chores
 zhǐ shì ideogram (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 / of forming Chinese characters) / Chinese character indicating an idea, such as up and down / also known as self-explanatory character
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 shén me shì what? / which?
 dǒng shì zhǎng chairman of the board / chairman
 dāng shì rén persons involved or implicated / party (to an affair)
 dǒng shì huì board of directors
 bàn shì chù office / agency
 yī huí shì one thing / the same as
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