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 gù happening / instance / reason / cause / intentional / former / old / friend / therefore / hence / (of people) to die, dead
Results beginning with 故
 gù shi narrative / story / tale
 gù shì old practice / CL:個|个[ge4]
 gù yì deliberately / on purpose
 gù zhàng malfunction / breakdown / defect / shortcoming / fault / failure / impediment / error / bug (in software)
 gù xiāng home / homeland / native place / CL:個|个[ge4]
 gù gōng former imperial palace
 gù zuò to pretend / to feign
 gù jū former residence
 gù cǐ therefore
 gù ér therefore
 gù rén old friend / the deceased
 gù lǐ hometown / native place
 gù chēng ... hence the name (used at the end of a sentence)
 gù tǔ native country / one's homeland
 gù yuán one's hometown
 gù dì once familiar places / former haunts
 gù guó country with an ancient history
 gù zhī a close friend over many years
 gù wǒ one's old self / one's original self / what one has always been
 gù yǒu old friend / deceased friend
 gù qù to die / death
 gù dū former capital / ancient capital
 gù dào old road / old way / old course (of a river)
 gù jiù old friends
 gù jiāo former acquaintance / old friend
 gù shì to die / to pass away
 gù chéng old city
 gù dì former residence
 gù diǎn old classics / old customs / cause
 gù jì usual trick / old tactics
 gù jì historical ruins
 gù jiā old and respected family / family whose members have been officials from generation to generation
 gù lì (literary) former subordinate
 gù mù old tomb
 gù shā premeditated murder
 gù xùn old teaching (e.g. religious instruction)
 gù yè old estate / former empire / former occupation
 gù yún that's why it is called...
 gù zhái former home
 gù zhé rut (made by vehicles) / (fig.) conventional ways
 gù zhǐ old site / site of sth (palace, ancient state etc) that no longer exists
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 gù shi piàn fictional film / feature film
  out-of-use ratio
 Gù chéng xiàn Gucheng county in Hengshui 衡水[Heng2 shui3], Hebei
 gù zhǐ duī a pile of old books
 gù zhàng pái chú fault resolution / trouble clearing
 gù nòng xuán xū deliberately mystifying / to make sth unnecessarily complicated
 gù yì shā rén intentional homicide
 gù zhàng jiǎn xiū troubleshooting
 gù tài fù méng to revert to old ways
 gù bù zì fēng stuck in the old ways (idiom) / refusing to acknowledge new ideas / stagnating and conservative
 gù jiù bù qì do not neglect old friends
  downtime
  failover
  fault management
  willful blindness / deliberate ignorance
 gù dì chóng yóu to revisit old haunts (idiom) / down memory lane
 gù jiā zǐ dì descended from an old family
 gù jì chóng yǎn to repeat an old stratagem / up to one's old tricks
 gù zhàng huī fù failback
 gù zuò duān zhuāng artificial show of seriousness / to pretend to be solemn
 gù zuò shēn chén to play the profound thinker
姿 gù zuò zī tài to put on an act
 Gù gōng Bó wù yuàn Palace Museum, in the Forbidden City, Beijing / National Palace Museum, Taipei
  fault tree analysis / fault tree technique
  deliberate marine pollution
  wilful misconduct
  mean time between failure
 shì gù accident / CL:樁|桩[zhuang1],起[qi3],次[ci4]
 yuán gù reason / cause
 wú gù without cause or reason
 biàn gù an unforeseen event / accident / misfortune
 diǎn gù classical story or quote from the literature
 hé gù what for? / what's the reason?
 yǐ gù the late / deceased
 yīn gù for some reason
 rú gù as before / as usual / (to be) like old friends
 shì gu sophisticated / worldly-wise
 shì gù the ways of the world
 jiè gù to find an excuse
 shēn gù to die
 yuán gù variant of 緣故|缘故[yuan2 gu4]
 bìng gù to die of an illness
 wáng gù to die / to pass away
 zhǎng gù anecdote / tales (esp. about historical figure)
 jiù gù old friend / former acquaintance
 shì gù therefore / so / consequently
 tuī gù to find a pretext for refusing
 yǎ gù old friend / correct interpretation
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 guǐ gù shi ghost story
 wú yuán wú gù no cause, no reason (idiom) / completely uncalled for
 tóng huà gù shì fairy tale
 yì wài shì gù accident
  accident management
 yī jiàn rú gù familiarity at first sight
 shén huà gù shi mythological story / myth
 míng zhī gù wèn to ask a question, already knowing the answer
 zé rèn shì gù accident occurring due to negligence
 mín jiān gù shi folk story / folktale
 rén qíng shì gù worldly wisdom / the ways of the world / to know how to get on in the world
 yī rán rú gù back to where we were (idiom) / absolutely no improvement / Things haven't changed at all.
 yī rán gù wǒ to be one's old self (idiom) / to be unchanged / (derog.) to be stuck in one's ways
 míng zhī gù fàn deliberate violation (idiom) / intentional crime
 tǔ gù nà xīn lit. to breathe out stale air and breathe in fresh (idiom, from Zhuangzi 庄子) / fig. to get rid of the old and bring in the new
 lǎo yú shì gù experienced in the ways of the world (idiom) / worldly-wise / sophisticated
 bù zhǔ gù cháng not to stick to the old conventions
 fēi qīn fēi gù lit. neither a relative nor a friend (idiom) / fig. unrelated to one another in any way
 gé gù dǐng xīn to discard the old and introduce the new (idiom) / to innovate
 kuáng nú gù tài to be set in one's ways (idiom)
 píng bái wú gù without good cause
 píng bái wú gù variant of 平白無故|平白无故[ping2 bai2 wu2 gu4]
 qiāng wú gù shí to have no basis in fact (idiom)
 rén shēn shì gù accident causing injury or death
 wēn gù zhī xīn to review the old and know the new (idiom, from the Analects) / to recall the past to understand the future
 yī gǎi gù zhé complete change from the old rut (idiom) / dramatic change of direction / a volte-face / to change old practices
 yù qín gù zòng In order to capture, one must let loose. / to loosen the reins only to grasp them better
 zuān gù zhǐ duī to dig into piles of outdated writings (idiom) / to study old books and papers
  demining accident
  mine accident
  fatality
  misfire
  pollution incident
  incident summary
 bù ān shì gù unworldly / unsophisticated
 bù zhī hé gù somehow
 chén chuán shì gù a shipwreck / a sinking
 chéng yǔ diǎn gù historical or literary anecdote that gives rise to a saying
 dǎo cháng xí gù follow the same old path (idiom) / stuck in a rut / always the same routine
 gōng shāng shì gù industrial accident / work-related injury
 huán jìng shì gù environmental accident
 jì shù gù zhàng technical breakdown / malfunction
 lí kāi gù xiāng to leave one's homeland
 méi qín méi gù without relatives or friends
 nán jīng gù gōng Ming
 pái chá gù zhàng to troubleshoot / to check components individually for problems / troubleshooting
 pān qīn dào gù to use claims to kinship or friendship to climb socially (idiom)
 róng guī gù lǐ to return home with honor
 sān qīn liù gù old friends and relatives
 shèng jīng diǎn gù biblical classic
 Shěn yáng Gù gōng Mukden Palace, aka Shenyang Imperial Palace, the main imperial palace during the early years of the Qing dynasty (1625-1644), a secondary palace in subsequent years, now a museum
 shì gù bào gào demining incident report / incident rep
 shì gù zhào shè accidental exposure
 tóng xiāng qīn gù fellow countryman (from the same village) / the folks back home
 xū yìng gù shì to go through the motions
 yīn zhī gù inasmuch
 yí qì gù zhàng instrument malfunction
 yǐ zuò gù rén to have passed away
 zhěn biān gù shi bedtime story
 tā xiāng yù gù zhī meeting an old friend in a foreign place (idiom)
  unintentional poisoning
  fail-safe system
  reporting of an incident
  post-accident review
  detonating cord failure
 fàng shè xìng shì gù radiation accident
 hé wǔ qì shì gù nuclear weapon accident
 wēn gù ér zhī xīn to review the old and know the new (idiom, from the Analects) / to recall the past to understand the future
 wú guò shī shì gù no-fault incident
  Code of International Standards and Recommended Practices for a Safety Investigation into a Marine Casualty or Marine Incident / Casualty Investigation Code
  incidents at sea agreement
  Industrial Accident Directive / Seveso Directive
 huán jìng jǐn jí shì gù environmental emergency
 shì gù bào gào zhì duó Incident Reporting System
 shì gù bǎo hù tíng duī reactor trip / trip
  no-fault incident factor
  death and disability incident
 hǎo gù shi bǎi tīng bù yàn The story is so good it's worth hearing a hundred times. / One never tires of hearing good new.
 jì suàn jī xì tǒng gù zhàng computer system failure
 Kǎn tè bó lái Gù shì Jí The Canterbury Tales, collection of stories by Geoffrey Chaucer 喬叟|乔叟[Qiao2 sou3]
 Kǎn tè bó léi Gù shì Jí The Canterbury Tales, collection of stories by Geoffrey Chaucer 喬叟|乔叟[Qiao2 sou3]
 mó fǎ fēng yún huì gù shì Magic:
  Convention concerning Workmen's Compensation for Accidents
  knowingly and wilfully interfere with the administration of justice
  demining accident response plan
  minor investigation element
  Plan for the Prevention of Accidents from Mines
  planning for incidents
  Accident Investigation and Prevention Section
  release (to) an incident site
  disaster recovery plan
  Standards on Aircraft Accident Investigation
  Convention on Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident
 lián hé hé shì gù xié diào zhōng xīn Joint nuclear Accident Coordinating Center (JNACC)
  Convention concerning the Prevention of Occupational Accidents to Seafarers
  Convention on the Prevention of Major Industrial Accidents
  multilateral agreement for the prevention of incidents at sea
·  Mao Zedong, the unknown story by Jung Chang 張戎|张戎 / and Jon Halliday
·  Mao Zedong, the unknown story by Jung Chang 張戎|张戎 / and Jon Halliday
  Code for the Investigation of Marine Casualties and Incidents
  Centre for International Research on Post-Accidents Conditions
  Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency
  Inter-Agency Committee on Response to Nuclear Accidents
 máo zé dōng · bù wéi rén zhī de gù shi Mao Zedong, the unknown story by Jung Chang 張戎|张戎 / and Jon Halliday
 Máo Zé dōng · Xiān wéi rén zhī de Gù shi Mao: The Unknown Story by Jung Chang 張戎|张戎 / and Jon Halliday
· Máo Zé dōng · Xiān wéi rén zhī de Gù shi Mao: The Unknown Story by Jung Chang 張戎|张戎 / and Jon Halliday
  International Convention Relating to Intervention on the High Seas in Cases of Oil Pollution Casualties
  Convention on the Law Applicable to Traffic Accidents
  International Scientific and Technological Centre for Nuclear and Radiological Accidents
  Convention concerning Benefits in the Case of Employment Injury
  Code of Practice on the Prevention of Major Industrial Accidents
  Nordic Mutual Emergency Assistance Agreement in Connection with Radiation Accidents
  Global Initiative for Oil Spill Preparedness and Response
  Ten Stories the World Should Hear More About
  International Association for Accidents and Traffic Medicine
  Convention on the Transboundary Effects of Industrial Accidents
  Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency / Assistance Convention
 shì jiè dào lù jiāo tòng shì gù shòu hài zhě jì niàn rì World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims
  Manual on the promotion of environmental technology and prevention of chemical accidents
  International Day Commemorating Victims of Radiation Accidents and Catastrophes
  Emergency Response Planning and Preparedness for Transport Accidents Involving Radioactive Material
  Seminar-cum-Study Tour on Road Traffic Accident Prevention
  International Programme on the Health Effects of the Chernobyl Accident
  Guiding Principles for Chemical Accident Prevention, Preparedness and Response
  spill response product
  Guidelines on Fair Treatment of Seafarers in the Event of a Maritime Accident
  Study Group on Vocational Training and Prevention of Accidents in Forest Work
  Fifteen Years after the Chernobyl Accident -- Lessons Learned
  International Day Commemorating the Tenth Anniversary of the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant Accident
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