"Done" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 shú cooked (of food) / ripe (of fruit) / mature (of seeds) / familiar / skilled / done / also pr. [shou2]
 dào dǐ finally / in the end / when all is said and done / after all / to the end / to the last
 chéng le to be done / to be ready / that's enough! / that will do!
 bì jìng after all / all in all / when all is said and done / in the final analysis
 zěn me bàn what's to be done
 jiū jìng to go to the bottom of a matter / after all / when all is said and done / (in an interrogative sentence) finally / outcome / result
 wán le to be finished / to be done for / ruined / gone to the dogs / oh no
 méi bàn fǎ there is nothing to be done / one can't do anything about it
 méi yǒu bàn fǎ there is nothing to be done / one can't do anything about it
 zhōng jiū in the end / after all is said and done
 láo wù service (work done for money) / services (as in "goods and services")
 jiǔ wéi (haven't done sth) for a long time / a long time since we last met
 wán dàn (coll.) to be done for
 fǎn shǒu to turn a hand over / to put one's hand behind one's back / fig. easily done
 liǎo shì to dispose of a matter / to be done with it
 bàn dào to accomplish / to get sth done
 bàn bu dào impossible / can't be done / no can do / unable to accomplish
 shí gàn to work industriously / to get things done
 gōng zhěng fine work / carefully and neatly done
 tán hé róng yì easier said than done (idiom)
 bù kě kàng lì unpredictable eventuality / unpreventable / unavoidable / impossible to overcome / nothing can be done about it / act of God / force majeure
 yī láo yǒng yì to get sth done once and for all
 yī cù ér jiù to get there in one step (idiom) / easily done / success at a stroke / to get results overnight
 lǐ zàn to praise / well done, bravo!
 gǎn gōng to work against the clock / to hurry with work to get it done in time
 mù yǐ chéng zhōu lit. the timber has been turned into a boat already (idiom) / fig. what is done cannot be undone
 shēng mǐ zhǔ chéng shú fàn the rice is cooked / what's done is done / it's too late to change anything now (idiom)
 shí gàn jiā sb who gets things done / doer
 jiā shēng half-cooked / (fig.) not completely done, solved, developed etc / Taiwan pr. [jia4 sheng5]
 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]
 xiè mò shā lu:2 lit. to kill the donkey when the grinding is done (idiom) / to get rid of sb once he has ceased to be useful
 wán r wán finished / to be done with sth
 bei modal particle indicating indicating lack of enthusiasm / modal particle indicating that things should only or can only be done a certain way
 shuàn to rinse / to trick / to fool sb / to cook by dipping finely sliced ingredients briefly in boiling water or soup (generally done at the dining table)
 bǎi duān dài jǔ a thousand things remain to be done (idiom) / numerous tasks remain to be undertaken
 yī cù ér dé to get there in one step (idiom) / easily done / success at a stroke / to get results overnight
 yīn rén chéng shì to get things done relying on others (idiom) / with a little help from his friends
 guī gēn jié dì ultimately / in the final analysis / after all / when all is said and done
 mǎn dǎ mǎn suàn taking everything into account (idiom) / when all is said and done
 shēng mǐ zuò chéng shú fàn lit. the raw rice is now cooked (idiom) / fig. it is done and can't be changed / It's too late to change anything now. / also written 生米煮成熟飯|生米煮成熟饭
 bǎi fèi dài jǔ many things waiting to be done (idiom) / a thousand things to do
 fù shuǐ nán shōu spilt water is difficult to retrieve (idiom) / it's no use crying over spilt milk / what's done is done and can't be reversed / the damage is done / once divorced, there's no reuniting
 sù zhàn sù jué a blitzkrieg strategy (idiom) / to resolve sth in the shortest time possible / to get sth done quickly
 jiǔ jiǔ guī yī nine divide by nine is one (abacus rule) / when all is said and done
 qiú rén bù rú qiú jǐ if you want sth done well, do it yourself (idiom)
 zhī yì xíng nán easy to grasp but difficult to put into practice (idiom) / easier said than done
 xíng bǎi lǐ zhě bàn jiǔ shí lit. ninety li is merely a half of a hundred li journey (idiom) / fig. the closer one is to completing a task, the tougher it gets / a task is not done until it's done
 mǐ yǐ chéng chuī lit. the rice has already been cooked (idiom) / fig. what is done cannot be undone
 bǎi fèi dài xīng many things waiting to be done (idiom) / a thousand things to do
 zěn me dé liǎo how can this be? / what's to be done? / what an awful mess!
 shì qíng yào zuò work that needs to be done / business that needs to be attended to
 yī cù jí zhì to get there in one step (idiom) / easily done / success at a stroke / to get results overnight
 bù yǐ guī ju , bù néng chéng fāng yuán without rules, nothing can be done (idiom, from Mencius) / one must follow some rules
 liǎo què cǐ shēng to die / to be done with this world
 quán shú thoroughly cooked / well done (of steak)
 shào nu:3 lù xiào liǎn , hūn shì bàn chéng quán When the girl smiles, the matchmaker's job is half done. (idiom)
 jǐ suǒ bù yù , wù shī yú rén What you don't want done to you, don't do to others. (idiom, from the Confucian analects) / Do as you would be done by. / Do not do to others what you would not have them do to you.
 méi yǒu guī ju , bù chéng fāng yuán without rules, nothing can be done (idiom) / one must follow some rules
 méi yǒu guī jǔ , hé yǐ chéng fāng yuán without rules, how can anything be done (idiom) / one must follow some rules
 shēng mǐ shú fàn abbr. for 生米煮成熟飯|生米煮成熟饭, lit. the raw rice is now cooked (idiom) / fig. it is done and can't be changed / It's too late to change anything now.
 shuō shí chí , nà shí kuài (idiom) no sooner said than done / before you know it
 zhàn zhe shuō huà bù yāo téng it's all very well to talk, but getting things done is another matter (idiom) / to be an armchair expert / to blabber on
 bāo huó job paid according to the amount of work done / contract work
 kě yī ér bù kě zài may be done once and once only / just this once
 chuī dēng bá là lit. to blow out the lamp and put out the candle (idiom) / fig. to die / to bite the dust / to be over and done with
 méi yǒu guī ju , hé yǐ chéng fāng yuán without rules, how can anything be done (idiom) / one must follow some rules
 zhuā gén (of a comedian) to seize on something sb has just said or done to make an ad lib joke
 lǐng hé fàn (coll.) (of an actor with a bit part) to receive a boxed meal when one's job is done (phrase used e.g. by movie viewers when a character dies)
便 dé pián yi mài guāi to have benefited from sth but pretend otherwise / to claim to be hard done by, even though one has benefited
 fēi yī rì zhī gōng lit. cannot be done in one day (idiom) / fig. will take much time and effort to accomplish
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