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 zuò wéi one's conduct / deed / activity / accomplishment / achievement / to act as / as (in the capacity of) / qua / to view as / to look upon (sth as) / to take sth to be
 jì rán since / as / this being the case
 rú tóng like / as
 shēn wéi in the capacity of / as
 jiù shì (emphasizes that sth is precisely or exactly as stated) / precisely / exactly / even / if / just like / in the same way as
 suǒ yǐ therefore / as a result / so / the reason why
 wèi le in order to / for the purpose of / so as to
 zī yuán natural resource (such as water or minerals) / resource (such as manpower or tourism)
 yǐ jí as well as / too / and
 dān wèi unit (of measure) / unit (group of people as a whole) / work unit (place of employment, esp. in the PRC prior to economic reform) / CL:個|个[ge4]
 yī yàng same / like / equal to / the same as / just like
 nà ge that one / that thing / that (as opposed to this) / (used before a verb or adjective for emphasis) / (used to humorously or indirectly refer to sth embarrassing, funny etc, or when one can't think of the right word) / (used in speech as a filler, similar to "umm", "you know" etc) / (euph.) menstruation / sex / also pr. [nei4 ge5]
 dì qū local / regional / district (not necessarily formal administrative unit) / region / area / as suffix to city name, means prefecture or county (area administered by a prefecture-level city or county level city) / CL:個|个[ge4]
 jié guǒ outcome / result / conclusion / in the end / as a result / to kill / to dispatch
 duì yú regarding / as far as sth is concerned / with regards to
 yīn cǐ thus / consequently / as a result
 dāng rán only natural / as it should be / certainly / of course / without doubt
 zhǐ yào if only / so long as
 yuán lái original / former / originally / formerly / at first / so, actually, as it turns out
 sì hū apparently / to seem / to appear / as if / seemingly
 dài lǐ to act on behalf of sb in a responsible position / to act as an agent or proxy / surrogate / (computing) proxy
 xiāng xìn to be convinced (that sth is true) / to believe / to accept sth as true
 hǎo xiàng as if / to seem like
 jìng rán unexpectedly / to one's surprise / in spite of everything / in that crazy way / actually / to go as far as to
 rú xià as follows
 shǔ yú to be classified as / to belong to / to be part of
 jiǎn tǐ simplified form of Chinese characters, as opposed to traditional form 繁體|繁体[fan2 ti3]
 jí qí and / as well as
 yì si idea / opinion / meaning / wish / desire / interest / fun / token of appreciation, affection etc / CL:個|个[ge4] / to give as a small token / to do sth as a gesture of goodwill etc
 rén jia other people / sb else / he, she or they / I, me (referring to oneself as "one" or "people")
 bǐ rú for example / for instance / such as
 zhèng shì (emphasizes that sth is precisely or exactly as stated) / precisely / exactly / even / if / just like / in the same way as
 jū rán unexpectedly / to one's surprise / go so far as to
 yī rán still / as before
 zhěng tǐ whole entity / entire body / synthesis / as a whole (situation, construction, team etc) / global / macrocosm / integral / holistic / whole
 bù rú not equal to / not as good as / inferior to / it would be better to
 lì rú for example / for instance / such as
仿 fǎng fú to seem / as if / alike / similar
 gāo kǎo college entrance exam (especially as abbr. for 普通高等學校招生全國統一考試|普通高等学校招生全国统一考试[Pu3 tong1 Gao1 deng3 Xue2 xiao4 Zhao1 sheng1 Quan2 guo2 Tong3 yi1 Kao3 shi4]) / (Tw) entrance exam for senior government service posts (abbr. for 公務人員高等考試|公务人员高等考试)
 dà shà (used in the names of grand buildings such as 百老匯大廈|百老汇大厦 / Broadway Mansions (in Shanghai) or 帝國大廈|帝国大厦 / Empire State Building etc)
 dà gē eldest brother / big brother (polite address for a man of about the same age as oneself) / gang leader / boss
 guǒ rán really / sure enough / as expected / if indeed
 pǐn zhì character / intrinsic quality (of a person) / quality (of a product or service, or as in "quality of life", "air quality" etc)
 shí jì shàng in fact / in reality / as a matter of fact / in practice
 jí tǐ collective (decision) / joint (effort) / a group / a team / en masse / as a group
 jǐn kuài as quickly as possible / as soon as possible / with all speed
 mó nǐ imitation / to simulate / to imitate / analog (device, as opposed to digital)
 tóu sù complaint / to complain / to register a complaint (esp. as a customer)
 Guó yǔ Chinese language (Mandarin), emphasizing its national nature / Chinese as a primary or secondary school subject / Chinese in the context of the Nationalist Government / Guoyu, book of historical narrative c. 10th-5th century BC
 zhōng jiè to act as intermediary / to link / intermediate / inter- / agency / agent
 jìn liàng as much as possible / to the greatest extent
 jǐn liàng as much as possible / to the greatest extent
便 suí biàn as one wishes / as one pleases / at random / negligent / casual / wanton
 kàn qǐ lái seemingly / apparently / looks as if / appear to be / gives the impression that / seems on the face of it to be
 kàn qǐ lai seemingly / apparently / looks as if / appear to be / gives the impression that / seems on the face of it to be
 dān rèn to hold a governmental office or post / to assume office of / to take charge of / to serve as
 lián zǎi serialized / published as a serial (in a newspaper)
 bù dǒng not to understand / cannot (see, hear, understand, as verb complement) / incomprehension
便 biàn shì (emphasizes that sth is precisely or exactly as stated) / precisely / exactly / even / if / just like / in the same way as
 shì shí shàng in fact / in reality / actually / as a matter of fact / de facto / ipso facto
 lín shí as the time draws near / at the last moment / temporary / interim / ad hoc
 yī jiù as before / still
 shuō dào to talk about / to mention / (preposition) as for
 Bǎi dù Baidu, Internet portal and search engine, www.baidu.com, listed as BIDU on NASDAQ since 1999
 suí yì as one wishes / according to one's wishes / at will / voluntary / conscious
便 yǐ biàn so that / so as to / in order to
 yīn ér therefore / as a result / thus / and as a result, ...
 Fú zhōu Fuzhou prefecture-level city and capital of Fujian province in east China / formerly known as Foochow or Fuchow
 xiàng jī camera (abbr. for 照相機|照相机[zhao4 xiang4 ji1]) / at the opportune moment / as the circumstances allow
 zèng sòng to present as a gift
 dàng zuò to treat as / to regard as
 xī shēng to sacrifice one's life / to sacrifice (sth valued) / beast slaughtered as a sacrifice
 cóng xiǎo from childhood / as a child
 shuō qǐ to mention / to bring up (a subject) / with regard to / as for
 pīn mìng to do one's utmost / with all one's might / at all costs / (to work or fight) as if one's life depends on it
 yǐ miǎn in order to avoid / so as not to
 sòng gěi to send / to give as a present
 rù xué to enter a school or college / to go to school for the first time as a child
 shū míng name of a book / reputation as calligrapher
 jiào zuò to be called / to be known as
 shí wù practice (customary action, as opposed to theory) / practical
 shì wéi to view as / to see as / to consider to be / to deem
 bù fáng there is no harm in / might as well
 dàng chéng to consider as / to take to be
 fán tǐ traditional form of Chinese, as opposed to simplified form 簡體|简体[jian3 ti3]
 jǐn kě néng as far as possible / to do one's utmost
 yào shuō as for / when it comes to
 zhèng rú just as / precisely as
 zǎo zài as early as
 Cháo xiǎn North Korea / Korea as geographic term / Taiwan pr. [Chao2 xian1]
 piān piān (indicates that sth turns out just the opposite of what one would wish) unfortunately / as it happened / (indicates that sth is the opposite of what would be normal or reasonable) stubbornly / contrarily / against reason / (indicates that sb or a group is singled out) precisely / only / of all people
 Sān gè Dài biǎo the Three Represents enunciated by Jiang Zemin 江澤民|江泽民 / as the duty of the Chinese Communist party in 2001, namely: to represent productivity of an advanced society, forward progress of advanced culture and the fundamental interests of the people
 bù jí to fall short of / not as good as / too late
 nǎi zhì and even / to go so far as to
 lǐ gōng science and engineering as academic subjects
 míng wéi to be called / to be known as
 kě dá can reach / can get as high as / up to
 shí yòng food product / to use as food / edible
 lái jiǎng as to / considering / for
 wéi zhǔn to serve as the norm / ...shall prevail (as standard for rules, regulations, price etc)
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