"Achieve" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 shí xiàn to achieve / to implement / to realize / to bring about
 dá dào to reach / to achieve / to attain
 chéng jiù accomplishment / success / achievement / CL:個|个[ge4] / to achieve (a result) / to create / to bring about
 zuò dào to accomplish / to achieve
 zòu to play music / to achieve / to present a memorial to the emperor (old)
 gōng jù tool / instrument / utensil / means (to achieve a goal etc)
 dá bù dào cannot achieve / cannot reach
线 chū xiàn (sports) to go out of bounds / to go over the line / to qualify for the next round of competition / (Tw) (fig.) to make the grade / to achieve success
 lào kōng to fail to achieve something / to be fruitless
 sù chéng crash (course) / accelerated (process) / quick (fix) / instant (success) / to achieve in a short time
 huò rán kāi lǎng suddenly opens up to a wide panorama (idiom) / to come to a wide clearing / fig. everything becomes clear at once / to achieve speedy enlightenment
 dé dào to achieve the Dao / to become an immortal
 nán chǎn difficult birth / (fig.) difficult to achieve
 jiàn gōng lì yè to achieve or accomplish goals
 fēi huáng téng dá lit. the divine steed Feihuang gallops (idiom) / fig. to achieve meteoric success in one's career
 mán tiān guò hǎi to cross the sea by a trick (idiom) / to achieve one's aim by underhanded means
 cān wù to comprehend (the nature of things etc) / to achieve enlightenment
 shū tú tóng guī different routes to the same destination (idiom) / fig. different means of achieve the same end
 yù chéng please help achieve something (formal)
 hào dà xǐ gōng to rejoice in grandiose deeds / to strive to achieve extraordinary things
穿 shuǐ dī shí chuān dripping water penetrates the stone (idiom) / constant perseverance yields success / You can achieve your aim if you try hard without giving up. / Persistent effort overcomes any difficulty.
穿 dī shuǐ chuān shí dripping water penetrates the stone (idiom) / constant perseverance yields success / You can achieve your aim if you try hard without giving up. / Persistent effort overcomes any difficulty.
 shā yǔ ér guī to return in low spirits following a defeat or failure to achieve one's ambitions (idiom)
 míng zào yī shí to achieve fame among one's contemporaries (idiom) / temporary or local celebrity
 gū zhǎng nán míng It's hard to clap with only one hand. / It takes two to tango / It's difficult to achieve anything without support.
 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.
 dà chè dà wù to achieve supreme enlightenment or nirvana (Buddhism)
 jìng qíng zhí suì to achieve one's ambitions (idiom)
 bǎi jì qiān fāng to exhaust every means to achieve sth (idiom)
 jīng chéng suǒ zhì with a will, you can achieve anything (idiom) / cf 精誠所至,金石為開|精诚所至,金石为开[jing1 cheng2 suo3 zhi4 , jin1 shi2 wei4 kai1]
 yī ge bā zhǎng pāi bù xiǎng lit. one palm alone cannot clap (proverb) / fig. it takes two persons to start a dispute / it takes two to tango / it's difficult to achieve anything without support
 miǎn miǎn qiǎng qiǎng to achieve with difficulty / only just up to the task / barely adequate
 qiú hǎo xīn qiè to demand the highest standards of sb (or oneself) (idiom) / to strive to achieve the best possible results / to be a perfectionist
 bù qiú yǒu gōng , dàn qiú wú guò lit. not aiming to achieve the best possible result, but rather trying to avoid making mistakes (idiom) / fig. to take a risk-averse approach
 rén fēi shēng ér zhī zhī zhě , shú néng wú huò Knowledge is not innate to man, how can we overcome doubt? / We are not born with knowledge, how does one achieve maturity? (i.e. without guidance from a teacher - Tang dynasty essayist Han Yu 韓愈|韩愈)
 yǐ shī bài ér gào zhōng to succeed through failure / to achieve one's final aim despite apparent setback
 gōng wán xíng mǎn to fully achieve one's ambitions (idiom)
 qǔ dé shèng lì to prevail / to achieve victory / to be victorious
 chéng jì zhuó rán to achieve astounding results (idiom)
 yè huāng yú xī to be distracted from one's work and fail to achieve results (idiom)
穿 dī shuǐ shí chuān dripping water penetrates the stone (idiom) / constant perseverance yields success / You can achieve your aim if you try hard without giving up. / Persistent effort overcomes any difficulty.
 dú lì mén hù to live apart from parents (of married couple) / to achieve independence
 jīng chéng suǒ jiā , jīn shí wèi kāi lit. sincerity splits open metal and metal (idiom) / if you put your heart to it, you can break up metal and rocks / With a will, you can achieve anything.
 jīng chéng suǒ zhì , jīn shí wèi kāi lit. sincerity splits open metal and metal (idiom) / if you put your heart to it, you can break up metal and rocks / With a will, you can achieve anything.
 dá dào mù dì to achieve one's aim / to get what one wants
 nán yǐ shí xiàn hard to accomplish / difficult to achieve
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退 lín yuān xiàn yú , bù rú tuì ér jié wǎng better to go home and weave a net than to stand by the pond longing for fish (idiom) / one should take practical steps to achieve one's aim
 yī kǒu chī ge pàng zi lit. to want to get fat with only one mouthful (proverb) / fig. to try to achieve one's goal in the shortest time possible / to be impatient for success
 chī dé kǔ zhōng kǔ , fāng wéi rén shàng rén one cannot achieve glory and wealth without having been through trials and tribulations (proverb) / no pain, no gain
 áo chū tóu to break clear of all the troubles and hardships / to achieve success / to make it
 xiū chéng zhèng guǒ to achieve Buddhahood through one's efforts and insight / to obtain a positive outcome after sustained efforts / to come to fruition
 rén fēi shēng ér zhī zhī zhě , shú néng wú huò Knowledge is not innate to man, how can we overcome doubt? / We are not born with knowledge, how does one achieve maturity? (i.e. without guidance from a teacher - Tang dynasty essayist Han Yu 韓愈|韩愈)
穿 chuān dā (Tw) to wear selected items of clothing in combination to achieve a particular look / fashion styling
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