"Stage" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 jiē duàn stage / section / phase / period / CL:個|个[ge4]
 dì bù stage / degree (to which a situation has evolved) / situation / leeway
 duàn paragraph / section / segment / stage (of a process) / classifier for stories, periods of time, lengths of thread etc
 wǔ tái stage / arena / fig. in the limelight
 shàng yǎn to screen (a movie) / to stage (a play) / a screening / a staging
 qián tái stage / proscenium / foreground in politics etc (sometimes derog.) / front desk / reception desk / (computing) front-end / foreground
 xì tái stage
 qī a period of time / phase / stage / classifier for issues of a periodical, courses of study / time / term / period / to hope / Taiwan pr. [qi2]
  separation stage / stage
 chū tái to officially launch (a policy, program etc) / to appear on stage / to appear publicly / (of a bar girl) to leave with a client
 zǎo qī early period / early phase / early stage
 qián qī preceding period / early stage
 hòu qī late stage / later period
 shēn dù depth / (of a speech etc) profundity / advanced stage of development
 dēng chǎng to go on stage / fig. to appear on the scene / used in advertising to mean new product
 chū qī initial stage / beginning period
 chū chǎng to appear (on stage, in a show, in a photo etc) / to play (for a team) / to enter (arena or stage) / to send sb out (e.g. off the field for a foul) / to leave (a venue)
 xià chǎng to leave (the stage, an exam room, the playing field etc) / to take part in some activity / to take an examination (in the imperial examination system)
 tái shàng on stage
 shàng chǎng on stage / to go on stage / to take the field
 yī lún first round or stage (of a match, election, talks, planned policy etc)
 chū yǎn to appear (in a show etc) / an appearance (on stage etc)
 tái xià off the stage / in the audience
 shàng tái to rise to power (in politics) / to go on stage (in the theater)
 Dà shān Dashan, stage name of Canadian Mark Henry Rowswell (1965-), actor and well-known TV personality in PRC
 wán yì toy / plaything / thing / act / trick (in a performance, stage show, acrobatics etc)
 gē tán singing stage / music business (esp. pop music)
 zhāo shù move (in chess, on stage, in martial arts) / gambit / trick / scheme / movement / same as 著數|着数[zhao1 shu4]
 xiàn jiē duàn at the present stage
 kāi jú opening (chess etc) / early stage of game, match, work, activity etc
 wǎn qī later period / end stage / terminal
 huà jù stage play / modern drama / CL:臺|台[tai2],部[bu4]
 lèi tái elevated stage on which martial competitions or duels were held / arena / ring
 shēn duàn a woman's physique / figure / posture on stage
 xià tái to go off the stage / to fall from position of prestige / to step down (from office etc) / to disentangle oneself / to get off the hook
 dú bái stage monologue / soliloquy
 kè chuàn to appear on stage in an amateur capacity / (of a professional) to make a guest appearance / (fig.) to assume a role outside one's usual duties / to substitute for
 jìng zuò to sit quietly / to meditate / to stage a sit-in
 chú xíng embryonic form / fledgling stage / prototype
 méng shēng to burgeon / to produce / to conceive / to be in the initial stage
 zuò xiù to show off (loanword, from English "show") / to grandstand / to perform in a stage show
 shǒu yǎn maiden stage role / first performance / first public showing
 bàn xiàng stage costume
 lù tái balcony / patio / flat roof / terrace / deck (unroofed platform) / outdoor stage / ancient imperial celestial observation terrace
 qiǎng bǎo swaddling clothes / fig. early stage of development / infancy
 fěn mò dēng chǎng to make up and go on stage (idiom) / to embark on a career (esp. in politics or crime)
 dì jìn gradual progress / to go forward one stage at a time
 lěng chǎng stage wait / (fig.) awkward silence
 guò chǎng interlude / to cross the stage / to do sth as a mere formality / to go through the motions
 chéng chóng imago (adult, sexually mature insect, the final stage of its development)
 dǎ pào to open fire with artillery / to set off firecrackers / to make one's stage debut / (slang) to have sex / to masturbate
 yì míng stage name (of an actor or actress)
 zhāo shù move (in chess, on stage, in martial arts) / gambit / trick / scheme / movement / same as 招數|招数[zhao1 shu4]
 jiā jìng the most pleasant or enjoyable stage
 miáo qī (agriculture) seedling stage
 wài chǎng outer area (of a place that has an inner area) / dining area of a restaurant (as opposed to the kitchen) / outfield (baseball etc) / area outside a venue (e.g. exterior of a stadium) / field (maintenance, testing etc) / (Chinese opera) the area in front of the table on the stage
 shuāng huáng a form or theatrical double act, popular since Qing times, with one player seated stage front and acting out the poem or song of the second player hidden at the back (also written 雙黄|双黄) / double reed (as used in oboe or bassoon) / an oboe or bassoon
 qiè chǎng to have stage fright
 zuò gōng to act (in opera) / stage business
 zhuàn tái rotating stage / swivel table
 duō jí bèng stage pump
 yǐng jù film and theater / screen and stage
 kē branch of study / administrative section / division / field / branch / stage directions / family (taxonomy) / rules / laws / to mete out (punishment) / to levy (taxes etc) / to fine sb / CL:個|个[ge4]
 sǎo wěi to complete the last stage of work / to round off
 nèi chǎng inner area (of a place that has an outer area) / the kitchen of a restaurant (as opposed to the dining area) / infield (baseball etc) / (Chinese opera) the area behind the table on the stage
 chāi tái (theater) to dismantle the stage / (fig.) to pull the rug out from under sb's feet / to undermine sb's plans
 mò liú late degenerate stage
 dǔn chuán barge / pontoon / landing stage
 mò tip / end / final stage / latter part / inessential detail / powder / dust / opera role of old man
 féng chǎng zuò xì lit. find a stage, put on a comedy (idiom) / to join in the fun / to play along according to local conditions
 zūn shí yǎng huì to bide one's time, waiting for an opportunity to stage a comeback in public life (idiom)
 sài duàn stage of a competition
 Tái qián front of the stage
 biǎo yì fú jiē duàn logographic stage
 dì yī gè céng cì the first stage
 lián xù yì mǎ jiē duàn sequential decoding stage
 pīn yīn jiē duàn alphabetic stage
 qián cí huì jiē duàn pre-lexical stage
 zhèng zì fǎ jiē duàn orthographic stage
 yī jí tóu first stage (diving)
 èr jí tóu second stage (diving)
 Dà mài dì place name in Ningxia with rock carving conjectured to be a stage in the development of Chinese characters
 duì kǒu cí dialogue (for stage performance)
 mù hòu huā xù news from behind the scenes / stage gossip
 huàn wǎn qī terminal stage (of illness)
 yùn chǎng to faint from stress (during exam, on stage etc)
 mò duàn final segment / last stage
 mò sù speed at the end of the trajectory / speed in the final stage
 jī guān bù jǐng machine-operated stage scenery
 Wáng Xīn líng stage name of Cyndi Wang / see 王君如[Wang2 Jun1 ru2]
 dāng yǎn yuán to go on stage
 dēng tái biǎo yǎn to go on stage
 zhì chóng naiad / larva / developmental stage of insect
 zǒu yuán chǎng to walk around the stage (to indicate scene changes)
 chuò yǎn to stop performing a play / to interrupt a stage run
 kǒu yù qī oral stage (psychology)
 gāng yù qī anal stage (psychology)
 shè jì jiē duàn design stage
 shěn jì jiē duàn audit stage
 yǎn tì jiē duàn seral stage / transitional state
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