"Case" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 àn lì case (law) / CL:個|个[ge4]
 àn jiàn case / instance / CL:宗[zong1],樁|桩[zhuang1],起[qi3]
 hé zi box / case
 lì zi case / (for) instance / example / CL:個|个[ge4]
 wài ké envelope / outer shell / hull / cover / case
 bìng lì (medical) case / occurrence of illness
 xiāng zi suitcase / chest / box / case / trunk / CL:隻|只[zhi1],個|个[ge4]
 àn zi long table / counter / case / law case / legal case / judicial case
 gè àn a case / an individual case / case-by-case
 àn qíng details of a case / case
 gōng wén bāo briefcase / attaché / case
 tào zi sheath / case / cover / conventional method / cliché / trick / (coll.) condom
 gé square / frame / rule / (legal) case / style / character / standard / pattern / (grammar) case / (classical) to obstruct / to hinder / (classical) to arrive / to come / (classical) to investigate / to study exhaustively
 àn (legal) case / incident / record / file / table
 lì example / precedent / rule / case / instance
 hé small box / case
 dú cabinet / case / casket
 qíng shì circumstances / facts (of a case) / case / feelings / love affair
 rú guǒ if / in case / in the event that
 nà me like that / in that way / or so / so / so very much / about / in that case
 chǔ lǐ to handle / to treat / to deal with / to process / to deal with a criminal case / to mete out punishment / to offer for sale at a reduced price / to punish
 jīng diǎn the classics / scriptures / classical / classic (example, case etc) / typical
 jì rán since / as / this being the case
 yī dàn in case (sth happens) / if / once (sth happens, then...) / when / in a short time / in one day
 fǎn zhèng anyway / in any case / to come over from the enemy's side
 diǎn xíng model / typical case / archetype / typical / representative
 chú fēi only if (..., or otherwise, ...) / only when / only in the case that / unless
 mín shì civil case / agricultural affairs / civil
 shòu lǐ to accept to hear a case / to handle (a service)
 wàn yī just in case / if by any chance / contingency
 wú lùn rú hé whatever the case / in any event / no matter what / by all possible means
 jì shì is both ...(and...) / since / as / being the case that
 jī xiāng computer case
 yǐ fáng (so as) to avoid / to prevent / (just) in case
 fàn lì example / model case
 lì àn to register (to an official organism) / to file a case (for investigation)
 hǎo dǎi good and bad / most unfortunate occurrence / in any case / whatever
 bàn àn to handle a case
 shè àn (of a perpetrator, victim, weapon, sum of money etc) to be involved in the case
 bào àn to report a case to the authorities
 shǒu lì first case / first instance
 shì lì example / exemplar / typical case
 shén jīng bìng mental disorder / neuropathy / (derog.) mental case
 xuè àn murder case
 bù guǎn zěn yàng in any case / no matter what
 pò àn to solve a case / shabby old table
 bìng lì medical record / case history
 yí sòng to transfer (a case, a person, files etc)
 jiǎ ruò if / supposing / in case
 mìng àn homicide case / murder case
使 jiǎ shǐ if / in case / suppose / given ...
 fù shěn to review a judicial case / to reexamine
 zhēn bié to screen / to discriminate / to reexamine a case / screening (of applicants etc)
 lì zhèng example / case in point
 jié àn to conclude a case / to wind up
 jī qiào case, casing, cabinet or housing (of a computer, photocopier etc)
 shèng sù to win a court case
 shā rén àn murder case / homicide case
 jiù at once / right away / only / just (emphasis) / as early as / already / as soon as / then / in that case / as many as / even if / to approach / to move towards / to undertake / to engage in / to suffer / subjected to / to accomplish / to take advantage of / to go with (of foods) / with regard to / concerning
 móu shā àn murder case
 jǔ yī fǎn sān to raise one and infer three / to deduce many things from one case (idiom)
 wú dú yǒu ǒu not alone but in pairs (idiom, usually derog.) / not a unique occurrence / it's not the only case
 zuì àn a criminal case
 tè lì special case / isolated example
 zài shěn to hear a case again / review / retrial
 gǔ lái since ancient times / it has ever been the case that / see also 自古以來|自古以来[zi4 gu3 yi3 lai2]
 rán zé that being the case / then / in that case
 xiōng shā àn murder case
 bù yī ér zú by no means an isolated case / numerous
 qīng zhě less serious case / in less severe cases
 yí àn a doubtful case / a controversy
 gōng àn judge's desk / complex legal case / contentious issue / koan (Zen Buddhism)
 qǐ to rise / to raise / to get up / to set out / to start / to appear / to launch / to initiate (action) / to draft / to establish / to get (from a depot or counter) / verb suffix, to start / starting from (a time, place, price etc) / classifier for occurrences or unpredictable events: case, instance / classifier for groups: batch, group
 cuò àn a misjudged legal case / a miscarriage (of justice)
 xuán àn unresolved question / unresolved case
 yǒu bèi wú huàn Preparedness averts peril. / to be prepared, just in case (idiom)
贿 shòu huì àn bribery case
 dàn ké ammunition case
 àn yóu main points of a case / brief / summary
 dǎ kǒu (of CDs, videos etc) surplus (or "cut-out") stock from Western countries, sometimes marked with a notch in the disc or its case, sold cheaply in China (beginning in the 1990s), as well as Eastern Europe etc
 zǒng always / to assemble / gather / total / overall / head / chief / general / in every case
退 duō tuì shǎo bǔ (after a sum has been paid in advance) to refund (in case of overpayment) or be reimbursed (in case of underpayment)
 duàn àn to judge a case
便 biàn plain / informal / suitable / convenient / opportune / to urinate or defecate / equivalent to 就[jiu4]: then / in that case / even if / soon afterwards
 jī àn long pending case
 qiān bǐ hé pencil case
 yǔ gé dative case
 zhǔ gé nominative case (grammar)
 jiù àn old court case / long-standing legal dispute
 zhěn tou tào pillow case
 zhuāng lián trousseau / lady's dressing case
 piāo xiāo egg case of a praying mantis (used in TCM) / cuttlebone
 tǎng if / supposing / in case
 tāo bow case or scabbard / to hide / military strategy
 lù box case
 yǐ fáng wàn yī to guard against the unexpected (idiom) / just in case / prepared for any eventualities
 lán bow case / quiver
 fù zhī yī tàn to dismiss with a sigh (idiom) / a hopeless case
 sǐ qí dead piece (in Chess) / stupid move / hopeless case
 jiǎ àn fabricated legal case / frame-up
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