"Practice" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 shí jì reality / practice / practical / realistic / real / actual
 shí jiàn practice / to put into practice / to live up to (a promise) / to carry out (a project)
 liàn xí to practice / exercise / drill / practice / CL:個|个[ge4]
 shí xí to practice / field work / to intern / internship
 yǎn xí maneuver / exercise / practice / to maneuver
 cāo liàn drill / practice
 zuò fǎ way of handling sth / method for making / work method / recipe / practice / CL:個|个[ge4]
 shí wù practice (customary action, as opposed to theory) / practical
 cóng yè to practice (a trade)
 yǎn liàn drill / practice
 zuò fǎ course of action / method of doing sth / practice / modus operandi
 xiū liàn to practice (an activity) / to perform
 xiū xí to study / to practice
 xí to practice / to study / habit
 yǎn to develop / to evolve / to practice / to perform / to play / to act
 liàn to practice / to train / to drill / to perfect (one's skill) / exercise
 yǐn ér bù fā to pull the bow without shooting (idiom from Mencius) / ready and waiting for action / to go through the motions / to practice / a trial run
 zuò gōng fu to practice (work skills)
 zuò gōng fu to practice (work skills)
 gù shì old practice / CL:個|个[ge4]
 shí xíng to implement / to carry out / to put into practice
 xí guàn habit / custom / usual practice / to be used to / CL:個|个[ge4]
 shí jì shàng in fact / in reality / as a matter of fact / in practice
 guàn chè to implement / to put into practice / to carry out
 xiū liàn (of Taoists) to practice austerities / to practice asceticism
 kāi yè to open a business / to open a practice / open (for business)
 cháng guī code of conduct / conventions / common practice / routine (medical procedure etc)
 shī xíng to put in place / to put into practice / to take effect
 zuò bì to practice fraud / to cheat / to engage in corrupt practices
 xiū xíng religious practice (Buddhism)
 liàn gōng to practice work skill
 fēng qì general mood / atmosphere / common practice
 guàn lì convention / usual practice
 bì duān malpractice / abuse / corrupt practice
 jūn xùn military practice, esp. for reservists or new recruits / military training as a (sometimes compulsory) subject in schools and colleges / drill
 kǔ liàn to train hard / to practice diligently / hard work / blood, sweat, and tears
 xiū dào to practice Daoism
 bǐ hua to gesture / to gesticulate / to practice the moves of a martial art by imitating the teacher / to fight / to come to blows
 nòng xū zuò jiǎ to practice fraud (idiom) / by trickery
 dào héng skills acquired through religious practice / (fig.) ability / skill / Taiwan pr. [dao4 hang5]
 bì guān to close the passes / to seal off the country / seclusion (monastic practice, e.g. of Chan Buddhists)
 xíng yī to practice medicine (esp. in private practice)
 lì tí problem or question solved for illustrative purposes in the classroom / practice question (used in preparation for an exam) / sample question
 shēng shū unfamiliar / strange / out of practice / not accustomed
 shēn tǐ lì xíng to practice what one preaches (idiom)
 mó lì to sharpen on grindstone / to improve oneself by practice
 bù shī Dana (Buddhist practice of giving)
 lòu xí corrupt practice / bad habits / malpractice
 shǐ zuò yǒng zhě lit. the first person to bury funerary dolls (idiom) / fig. the originator of an evil practice
 zhǐ shàng tán bīng lit. military tactics on paper (idiom) / fig. theoretical discussion that is worse than useless in practice / armchair strategist / idle theorizing / cf Zhao Kuo 趙括|赵括 / leading an army of 400,000 to total annihilation at battle of Changping 長平之戰|长平之战 / in 260 BC
 Yīng yǔ jiǎo English corner / spoken English practice group
 pán bō to exploit / to practice usury
 lì xíng gōng shì routine business / usual practice / mere formality
 jié yù to practice birth control
 lì xíng to practice diligently / to act energetically
 xìn jiào religious belief / to practice a faith / to be religious
 yǎn wǔ arms drill / to practice martial arts
 kǔ xíng ascetic practice
 liàn xí chǎng driving range (golf) / practice court / practice ground
 wèi rán chéng fēng to have become common practice (idiom) / to become a general trend
 cān chán to practice Chan Buddhist meditation / to practice Zen meditation / to sit in meditation
 liàn zì to practice writing characters
 lì xíng jié yuē to practice strict economy (idiom)
 nu:3 tǐ chéng nyotaimori or "body sushi", Japanese practice of serving sushi on the body of a naked woman
 xí zì to practice writing characters
 jī xí old habit (usually bad) / inbred custom / deep-rooted practice
 mù gǔ chén zhōng lit. evening drum, morning bell (idiom) / fig. Buddhist monastic practice / the passage of time in a disciplined existence
 chén zhōng mù gǔ lit. morning bell, evening drum, symbolizing monastic practice (idiom) / fig. encouragement to study or progress
 tōng lì general rule / standard practice
 lín tiè to practice calligraphy from a model
 dìng lì usual practice / routine
 huāng shū to be out of practice / rusty
 lǎo huáng lì (lit.) past years' almanac / (fig.) ancient history / obsolete practice / old-fashioned principle
 huāng desolate / shortage / scarce / out of practice / absurd / uncultivated / to neglect
 yì to learn / to practice or study (old)
 shú néng shēng qiǎo with familiarity you learn the trick (idiom) / practice makes perfect
 míng bù fù shí the name does not reflect the reality (idiom) / more in name than in fact / Reality does not live up to the name. / Excellent theory, but the practice does not bear it out.
 yán xíng yī zhì word and actions coincide (idiom) / to live up to one's word / to match words with deeds / Practice what you preach.
 bù jīng yī shì bù zhǎng yī zhì you can't gain knowledge without practice / wisdom comes from experience
 bāo lǎn cí sòng to canvas for lawsuits (idiom) / to practice chicanery
 zuò ér lùn dào to sit and pontificate / to find answers through theory and not through practice (idiom)
 yè jīng yú qín mastery of study lies in diligence (idiom). You can only master a subject by assiduous study. / Excellence in work is only possible with diligence. / Practice makes perfect.
 xí yǐ chéng sú to become accustomed to sth through long practice
 liáng gōng xīn kǔ expert craft from hard practice (idiom) / hard-won skill / A masterpiece demands suffering.
 yán xíng ruò yī word and actions coincide (idiom) / to live up to one's word / to match words with deeds / Practice what you preach.
 gé nián huáng lì lit. almanac from years back (idiom) / obsolete practice / old-fashioned principle
 zhī yì xíng nán easy to grasp but difficult to put into practice (idiom) / easier said than done
 fù zhū shí shī to put into practice / to carry out (idiom)
 cháng guǐ normal practice
 wǎng lì (usual) practice of the past / precedent
 shú néng shēng qiǎo practice makes perfect
 xuán hú jì shì practice medicine or pharmacy to help the people or public
 yǐ yào yǎng yī "drugs serving to nourish doctors", perceived problem in PRC medical practice
 xiū liàn chéng xiān lit. to practice austerities to become a Daoist immortal / practice makes perfect
 xiū xíng rén person pursuing religious practice (Buddhism)
 piān sī to practice favoritism
 guāng shuō bù zuò all talk and no action (idiom) / to preach what one does not practice
 juǎn dì pí to plunder the land and extort from the peasant / corrupt practice
 xiàng lì custom / usual practice / convention up to now
 yǎ gǔ drum practice pad (music) / a practice drum (music)
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