"Circumstances" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 qíng kuàng circumstances / state of affairs / situation / CL:個|个[ge4],種|种[zhong3]
 huán jìng environment / circumstances / surroundings / CL:個|个[ge4] / ambient
 tiáo jiàn condition / circumstances / term / factor / requirement / prerequisite / qualification / CL:個|个[ge4]
 xíng shì circumstances / situation / terrain / CL:個|个[ge4]
 qíng xing circumstances / situation / CL:個|个[ge4]
 qíng jié plot / circumstances
 qíng jǐng scene / spectacle / circumstances / situation
 jìng dì circumstances
 guāng jǐng circumstances / scene / about / probably
 jìng kuàng circumstances
 shí shì current situation / circumstances / current trend
 qíng kuàng xià under (these) circumstances
 jǐng kuàng circumstances
 shí yùn circumstances / fate
 qíng zhuàng situation / circumstances
 jìng border / place / condition / boundary / circumstances / territory
 qíng shì circumstances / facts (of a case) / case / feelings / love affair
 kuàng wèi circumstances / atmosphere / mood
 kùn nan difficult / challenging / straitened circumstances / difficult situation
 xiàng jī camera (abbr. for 照相機|照相机[zhao4 xiang4 ji1]) / at the opportune moment / as the circumstances allow
 shí jì qíng kuàng actual circumstances / the real situation / reality
 jù tǐ qíng kuàng specific circumstances / actual situation
 guó qíng the characteristics and circumstances particular to a country / current state of a country
 jiā jìng family financial situation / family circumstances
 yīn dì zhì yí (idiom) to use methods in line with local circumstances
 zhuó qíng to use discretion / to take circumstances into account / to make allowances pertinent to a situation
 biàn tōng pragmatic / flexible / to act differently in different situations / to accommodate to circumstances
 shì zài bì xíng circumstances require action (idiom) / absolutely necessary / imperative
 mín qíng circumstances of the people / popular sentiment / the mood of the people / popular customs
 xiǎn jìng critical circumstances / risky conditions / danger zone
 pò bù dé yǐ to have no alternative (idiom) / compelled by circumstances / forced into sth
 suí yù ér ān at home wherever one is (idiom) / ready to adapt / flexible / to accept circumstances with good will
 kùn dùn fatigued / exhausted / poverty-stricken / in straitened circumstances
 jiā dào family financial circumstances
 shùn jìng favorable circumstances
 liáng tǐ cái yī lit. measure the body then tailor the suit (idiom) / fig. to act according to actual circumstances / To live within one's means.
 wǎng sǐ to die in tragic circumstances
 bù shí shí wù to show no understanding of the times (idiom) / cannot adapt to current circumstances / not amenable to reason
 yuān qíng facts of an injustice / circumstances surrounding a miscarriage of justice
 shí shí wù zhě wèi jùn jié Only an outstanding talent can recognize current trends (idiom). A wise man submits to circumstances.
 wǎn jǐng evening scene / circumstances of one's declining years
 qī fēng kǔ yǔ lit. bleak wind and icy rain (idiom) / fig. hardships / miserable circumstances
 kè zhōu qiú jiàn lit. a notch on the side of a boat to locate a sword dropped overboard (idiom) / fig. an action made pointless by changed circumstances
 zuǒ zhī yòu chù to be in straitened circumstances
 yù to sell, esp. in strained circumstances
 xiāng rú yǐ mò to moisten with spittle (idiom) / sharing meager resources / mutual help in humble circumstances
 xiàng jī xíng shì to act as circumstances dictate (idiom)
 kān cài chī fàn to eat depending on the dish (idiom) / fig. to act according to actual circumstances / to live within one's means
 jiàn jī xíng shì see the opportunity and act (idiom) / to act according to circumstances / to play it by ear / to use one's discretion
 suí fēng dǎo duò to trim one's sails with the wind / to adopt different attitude depending on the circumstances (idiom)
 shí shí wù to have a clear view of things / to adapt to circumstances
 chù jǐng shāng qíng circumstances that evoke mixed feelings (idiom)
 shàng shàng zhī cè the best policy / the best thing one can do in the circumstances
 bù shí shí biàn to show no understanding of the times (idiom) / cannot adapt to current circumstances / not amenable to reason
 qián qíng former love / former circumstances
 kuān yú ample / plentiful / affluent / relaxed / comfortable circumstances
 qíng suí shì qiān feelings change with circumstances (idiom)
 yīng fèn should be divided / part of the job / one's duty under the circumstances
 jù qíng bàn lǐ to handle a situation according to the circumstances (idiom)
 xiàng tǐ cái yī lit. tailor the clothes to fit the body (idiom) / fig. act according to real circumstances
 kān cài chī fàn , liáng tǐ cái yī eat depending on the dish, cut cloth according to the body (idiom) / to fit the appetite to the dishes and the dress to the figure / to act according to actual circumstances / to live within one's means
 zhuó bàn to do as one thinks fit / to handle by taking circumstances into consideration
 zhèn qíng circumstances of an earthquake
 tōng quán dá biàn to adapt to circumstances
  girl children in especially difficult circumstances
  principle of equidistance cum special circumstances / equidistance-special circumstances rule
  children in especially difficult circumstances
  aggravating circumstances
  exculpatory circumstances
  Children Under Difficult Circumstances
使]减  mitigating circumstances / extenuating circumstances
  extenuating circumstances
 zhào zuò bù wù to do something, never mind the circumstances
 shì dào jīn rì under the circumstances / the matter having come to that point
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