"Reality" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 shí jì reality / practice / practical / realistic / real / actual
 shí zài really / actually / indeed / true / real / honest / dependable / (philosophy) reality
 xiàn shí reality / actuality / real / actual / realistic / pragmatic / materialistic / self-interested
 zhēn shí xìng authenticity / truthfulness / veracity / reality / validity
 shí jì qíng kuàng actual circumstances / the real situation / reality
 shí wù material object / concrete object / original object / in kind / object for practical use / definite thing / reality / matter (physics)
 zhēn shì reality / veracity / the real thing
 zhēn rén shí jìng xiù reality
 zhēn jì the truth / reality
 shí jì shàng in fact / in reality / as a matter of fact / in practice
 shì shí shàng in fact / in reality / actually / as a matter of fact / de facto / ipso facto
 zhì gǎn realism (in art) / sense of reality / texture / tactile quality
 xǐng wù to come to oneself / to come to realize / to come to see the truth / to wake up to reality
 gāo gāo zài shàng set up on high (idiom) / not in touch with reality / aloof and remote
 wéi wù zhǔ yì materialism, philosophical doctrine that physical matter is the whole of reality
 zhēn rén xiù reality show (loanword)
 zhēn shí gǎn the feeling that sth is genuine / sense of reality / in the flesh
 xū nǐ xiàn shí virtual reality
 mèng huà talking in one's sleep / words spoken during sleep / fig. speech bearing no relation to reality / delusions
 wéi xīn zhǔ yì philosophy of idealism, the doctrine that external reality is a product of consciousness
 yǒu míng wú shí lit. has a name but no reality (idiom) / exists only in name / nominal
 xǐng wù to wake up to reality / to come to oneself / to realize / to see the truth
 míng shí name and reality / how sth is portrayed and what it is actually like
 wéi wù lùn the philosophy of materialism, doctrine that physical matter is the whole of reality
 wài qiáng zhōng gān strong in appearance but weak in reality (idiom)
 wéi xīn lùn philosophy of idealism, the doctrine that external reality is a product of consciousness
 míng fù qí shí not just in name only, but also in reality (idiom)
 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.
 míng bù fú shí the name does not correspond to reality (idiom) / it doesn't live up to its reputation
 míng cún shí wáng the name remains, but the reality is gone (idiom)
 nòng jiǎ chéng zhēn pretense that turns into reality (idiom) / to play at make-believe, but accidentally make it true
 yǒu míng wáng shí lit. has a name but no reality (idiom) / exists only in name / nominal
 bù jiàn guān cai bù luò lèi lit. not to shed a tear until one sees the coffin (idiom) / fig. refuse to be convinced until one is faced with grim reality
 bì mù sè tīng to shut one's eyes and stop one's ears / out of touch with reality / to bury one's head in the sand
 bù qiè hé shí jì impractical / not conforming to reality
 jiǎ xì zhēn chàng fiction comes true / play-acting that turns into reality
 qiè hé shí jì practical / corresponding to reality / geared to practical situations
 fǎn yìng lùn theory of reflection (in dialectic materialism), i.e. every perception reflects physical reality
 xīn lǐ zuò yòng psychological effect / subjective experience affected more by one's expectations than by objective reality / figment of the imagination
·  Susan Boyle (1961-), competitor in UK reality TV competition
 xū nǐ shì jiè virtual reality / web based fantasy world
 xū nǐ xiàn shí zhì biāo yǔ yán virtual reality markup language (VRML) (computing)
 biǎo lǐ bù yī outside appearance and inner reality differ (idiom) / not what it seems / saying one thing but meaning sth different
 yán fú qí shí (of one's words) to be in accord with reality (idiom)
 diàn shì zhēn rén xiù jié mù reality TV show
 jiàn guāng sǐ (lit.) to wither in the light of day / (fig.) the bubble bursts as the reality becomes apparent (esp. of a much-anticipated first meeting with sb) / (of stocks) just as the favorable news is officially published, the stock price falls
  Reality of Aid / Reality of Aid Network
 Sū shān · Bō yī ěr Susan Boyle (1961-), competitor in UK reality TV competition
 kuò zēng shí jìng augmented reality (computing)
 Zhōng guó Hǎo Shēng yīn The Voice of China, PRC reality talent show
 suō tóu wū guī person who refuses to face reality or confront a problem / ostrich
· Sū shān · Bō yī ěr Susan Boyle (1961-), competitor in UK reality TV competition
 xū nǐ shí jìng virtual reality (Tw)
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