"Lost" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 yí shī to lose / lost
 mí lù to lose the way / lost / labyrinth / labyrinthus vestibularis (of the inner ear)
 diū shī to lose / lost
 shī chuán (of skills etc) to die out / lost / extinct
 zǒu shī lost / missing / to lose (sb in one's charge) / to get lost / to wander away / to lose (flavor, freshness, shape, hair, one's good looks etc) / to lose meaning (in translation)
 sàn shī to squander / lost
 chén xiàn subsidence / caving in / fig. stranded / lost (in contemplation, daydreams etc)
 mí to bewilder / crazy about / fan / enthusiast / lost / confused
 yì lost / missing / forsaken / dissolute / (of a woman) beautiful / fault / offense / hermit / variant of 逸[yi4]
 mí háng off course / lost (of ship or plane) / having lost one's way
 qù xiàng bù míng missing / lost
 zhuàn xiàng to get lost / to lose one's way
 mí shī to lose (one's bearings) / to get lost
 fā dāi to stare blankly / to be stunned / to be lost in thought
 xiá xiǎng reverie / daydream / to be lost in wild and fanciful thoughts
 chū shén spellbound / entranced / lost in thought
 zhuī huí to recover (sth lost or stolen) / to get back
 shuǎ lài to act shamelessly / to refuse to acknowledge that one has lost the game, or made a promise etc / to act dumb / to act as if sth never happened
 shī zhǔ owner of lost property
 fǎn pū to counterattack / to come back after a defeat / to retrieve lost ground
 huí shén to collect one's thoughts (after being surprised or shocked) / to snap out of it (after being lost in thought)
 sǐ huī fù rán lit. ashes burn once more (idiom) / fig. sb lost returns to have influence / sth malevolent returns to haunt one
 bài zhàng lost battle / defeat
 wáng yáng bǔ láo lit. to mend the pen after sheep are lost (idiom) / fig. to act belatedly / better late than never / to lock the stable door after the horse has bolted
 shí yí to pocket a lost article / (fig.) to correct others' errors / to remedy omissions (in a text etc)
 lún sàng to be lost / to be ruined / to perish / to wither away
 bài jú lost game / losing battle
 yì shì anecdote / lost or apocryphal story about famous person
 zǒu sàn to wander off / to stray / to get lost
 zhāo lǐng to advertise for the owner of lost property
 fá jiǔ to drink as the result of having lost a bet
 mí màn vast haze / lost in boundless mists
 Mǐ ěr dùn Milton (name) / John Milton (1608-1674), English republican writer and poet, author of Paradise Lost
 wù gōng fèi cost of lost labor
 Liù jīng Six Classics, namely: Book of Songs 詩經|诗经[Shi1 jing1], Book of History 尚書|尚书[Shang4 shu1], Book of Rites 儀禮|仪礼[Yi2 li3], the lost Book of Music 樂經|乐经[Yue4 jing1], Book of Changes 易經|易经[Yi4 jing1], Spring and Autumn Annals 春秋[Chun1 qiu1]
 wū hū āi zāi alas / all is lost
 lù bù shí yí lit. no one picks up lost articles in the street (idiom) / fig. honesty prevails throughout society
 yí to lose / to leave behind / to omit / to bequeath / sth lost / involuntary discharge (of urine etc)
 gǔn to boil / to roll / to take a hike / Get lost!
 sài wēng shī mǎ lit. the old man lost his horse, but it all turned out for the best (idiom) / fig. a blessing in disguise / it's an ill wind that blows nobody any good
 sài wēng shī mǎ ān zhī fēi fú the old man lost his mare, but it all turned out for the best (idiom) / fig. a blessing in disguise / it's an ill wind that blows nobody any good / also written 塞翁失馬焉知非福|塞翁失马焉知非福
 duò yún wù zhōng lit. to become lost in a fog (idiom) / fig. at a complete loss
 chèng tuó suī xiǎo yā qiān jīn although small, a steelyard weight may tip a hundred pounds (idiom) / apparently insignificant details can have a large impact / for want of a nail the battle was lost
 yì shì yí wén anecdote (about historical person) / lost or apocryphal story
 yú chén yàn yǎo lit. the fish sinks, the goose vanishes into the distance (idiom) / a letter does not arrive / lost in transmission
 gǔ pén zhī qī drumming on a bowl in grief (idiom, refers to Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子 / grieving for his lost wife) / fig. grief for a lost wife
 sài wēng shī mǎ yān zhī fēi fú the old man lost his mare, but it all turned out for the best (idiom) / fig. a blessing in disguise / it's an ill wind that blows nobody any good
 ruò yǒu suǒ shī as if one had lost something (idiom) / to look or feel unsettled or distracted / to feel empty
 rén shì bù zhī to have lost consciousness
 běi sǒu shī mǎ lit. the old man lost his horse, but it all turned out for the best (idiom) / fig. a blessing in disguise / it's an ill wind that blows nobody any good
 wǎng rán ruò shī lit. to be frustrated as though having lost sth (idiom) / fig. to be at a loss / perplexed / frustrated
 sǐ xìn lost letter / letter containing news of sb's death
 Yuè jīng Book of Music, said to be one of the Six Classics lost after Qin's burning of the books in 212 BC, but may simply refer to Book of Songs 詩經|诗经
 yī zhāo bù shèn , mǎn pán jiē shū One careless move and the whole game is lost. (idiom)
 wáng yì nonextant / lost to the ages
 shī dān list of lost or stolen articles
 shī wù rèn lǐng lost and found
 shī mí to lose one's way / to get lost (on the road etc)
 Zhāng Yī Zhang Yi (c. 3rd century), literary figure from Wei of the Three Kingdoms, other name 稚讓|稚让[Zhi4 rang4], named as compiler of earliest extant Chinese encyclopedia 廣雅|广雅[Guang3 ya3] and several lost works
 Péng Yǎng ōu Peng Yangou, late Qing novelist, author of Black register of lost souls 黑籍冤魂
 zhēng shén r lost in thought / in a daze
 shí wù picked up items (i.e. lost property)
 shōu fù shī dì to recover lost territory
 sàn wáng dispersed and lost
 wú zhǔ shī wù unclaimed lost property
 fù mǔ shuāng wáng to have lost both one's parents
 xìng jìn to have lost interest / to have had enough
 mí niǎo vagrant bird (a migrating bird which has lost its way) / a vagrant
 dào bù shí yí lit. no one picks up lost articles in the street (idiom) / fig. honesty prevails throughout society
 Hēi Jí Yuān hún Black Register of Lost Souls, long novel by Peng Yangou 彭養鷗|彭养鸥 / about the destructive influence of opium, published in 1897 and 1909
 gǔ pén lit. to drum on a bowl / refers to Zhuangzi 莊子|庄子 / grieving for his lost wife / fig. grief for a lost wife
  Time of Remembrance and Reconciliation for Those Who Lost Their Lives during the Second World War
  stolen and lost travel document
  years of life lost
 jué mén r extinct profession / lost trade / unique skill / astonishing / fantastic
 bǔ kǎ to replace a lost or damaged SIM card, retaining one's original telephone number / SIM replacement
 rú duò wǔ lǐ wù zhōng as if lost in a thick fog (idiom) / in a fog / muddled / completely unfamiliar with sth
 mǐn mò to sink into oblivion / to be lost to memory / to vanish
 nǎo zi jìn shuǐ to have lost one's mind / crazy / soft in the head
 zǒu diū to wander off / to get lost
 shī lián to lose contact / to be lost
 bān huí yī chéng to recover some lost ground (in a competition)
 hào shī (of sth that should be retained: nutrients, moisture, heat etc) to be lost
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