"Because" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 yīn wèi because / owing to / on account of
 yóu yú due to / as a result of / thanks to / owing to / since / because
 yīn cause / reason / because
 hū (classical particle similar to 於|于[yu2]) in / at / from / because / than / (classical final particle similar to 嗎|吗[ma5], 吧[ba5], 呢[ne5], expressing question, doubt or astonishment)
 yǐ cǐ with this / thereby / thus / because of this
 jī tāng chicken stock / chicken soup / (fig.) chicken soup for the soul &ndash / i.e. feel-good motivational stories (often used disparagingly because the stories don't really effect change in people's lives)
 wèi zhe in order to / because of / for the sake of
 wèi variant of 為|为[wei4], because of / for / to
 yuán yú to originate from / to come from the fact that / owing to / because of
 jī yú because of / on the basis of / in view of / on account of
 yǐ to use / by means of / according to / in order to / because of / at (a certain date or place)
 jiē yīn simply because / all because
 yóu to follow / from / it is for...to / reason / cause / because of / due to / to / to leave it (to sb) / by (introduces passive verb)
 chī huài to get sick because of bad food
 yīn yē fèi shí lit. not eating for fear of choking (idiom) / fig. to cut off one's nose to spite one's face / to avoid sth essential because of a slight risk
 dào guàn to flow backwards (of water, because of flood, tide, wind etc) / reverse flow / to back up (sewage)
 Dà bǎn old name for Ōsaka 大阪 / (city in Japan), changed in the beginning of the Meiji 明治 / Era because 坂 / could, if the radicals were read separately, be interpreted as "(will) return to soil"
 qún dài guān xi favoritism shown to sb because of the influence of the person's wife or other female relative / (by extension) favoritism towards relatives, friends or associates
 jiā shēng fàn half-cooked rice / (fig.) half-finished job that is difficult to complete because it was not done properly in the first instance / Taiwan pr. [jia4 sheng5 fan4]
 bì zhǒu zì zhēn to value the broom as one's own (idiom) / to attach value to sth because it is one's own / a sentimental attachment
 zhì heavy horse / horse unable to move because of twisted leg / plodding
 qíng bù kě què unable to refuse because of affection
 kǒu shuō wú píng (idiom) you can't rely on a verbal agreement / just because sb says sth, doesn't mean it's true
 yīn rú cǐ because of this
 bù yǐ rén fèi yán not to reject a word because of the speaker (idiom, from Analects) / to judge on the merits of the case rather than preference between advisers
 yǐ rén fèi yán to reject a word because of the speaker (idiom, from Analects) / to judge on preference between advisers rather than the merits of the case
 yīn ài chéng hèn hatred caused by love (idiom) / to grow to hate someone because of unrequited love for that person
 pāo huāng to lie idle (of arable land) / fig. rusty because of lack of practice
 fén yàn to destroy one's ink-slab / to write no more because others write so much better (idiom)
 wéi variant of 為|为[wei4], because of / for / to
 qún dài fēng the practice of favoring sb because of the influence of the person's wife or other female relative / (by extension) culture of favoritism towards relatives, friends and associates
 xiè bìng to excuse oneself because of illness
 chì kǒu rì third day of the lunar year (inauspicious for visits because arguments happen easily on that day)
 mǎ yǐ shàng shù "ants climbing a tree", a Sichuan dish made with cellophane noodles 粉絲|粉丝[fen3 si1] and ground meat (so called because the particles of meat clinging to the noodles look like ants on the twigs of a tree) / (sex position) man standing, woman clinging to his upper body / (erotic massage) full-body licking
鹿 xiǎo lù luàn zhuàng fig. restless, because of fear or strong emotions
 bù shì yī jiā rén bù jìn yī jiā mén people who don't belong together, don't get to live together (idiom) / marriages are predestined / people marry because they share common traits
 Dà xīng Jī chǎng Beijing Daxing International Airport (PKX), nicknamed 海星機場|海星机场[hai3 xing1 ji1 chang3] because its terminal looks like a huge starfish
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