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 wǎng wǎng usually / in many cases / more often than not
 tōng cháng regular / usual / normal / usually / normally
 píng cháng ordinary / common / usually / ordinarily
 píng rì ordinary day / everyday / ordinarily / usually
 zhào lì as a rule / as usual / usually
 zhào lǐ according to reason / usually / in the normal course of events / to attend to
 píng sù usually / habitually / ordinarily / normally
 sù rì usually
 shuài to lead / to command / rash / hasty / frank / straightforward / generally / usually
 sù raw silk / white / plain, unadorned / vegetarian (food) / essence / nature / element / constituent / usually / always / ever
 sù cháng ordinarily / usually
 cháng shí frequently / often / usually / regularly
 bái jiǔ baijiu, a spirit usually distilled from sorghum
 dà guān strategic pass / barrier or mark (i.e. a level considered impressive, usually a round figure such as 10,000) / instrument of torture used to break limbs
 cái guài it'd be a wonder if... (following a verb phrase that is usually negative)
 Jìng tǔ (Buddhism) Pure Land, usually refers to Amitabha Buddha's Western Pure Land of Ultimate Bliss (Sukhavati in Sanskrit)
 huáng jiǔ "yellow wine" (mulled rice wine, usually served warm)
 Dà yùn Mandate of Heaven / the Grand Canal, 1800 km from Beijing to Hangzhou, built starting from 486 BC / usually written 大運河|大运河[Da4 Yun4 he2]
 wú dú yǒu ǒu not alone but in pairs (idiom, usually derog.) / not a unique occurrence / it's not the only case
 hēi bǎn bào blackboard bulletin with short news items written on it (can usually be found in factories, schools etc)
 lǎo shēng venerable middle-aged or elderly man, usually wearing an artificial beard (in Chinese opera)
 sān huáng Three Sovereigns, between Gods and Emperors in third millennium BC / usually listed as Suiren 燧人[Sui4 ren2], Fuxi 伏羲[Fu2 Xi1], trapping and writing, Shennong or Farmer God 神農|神农[Shen2 nong2]
 wǔ dì Five Emperors from legendary times / possibly tribal leaders before the historiographers got working on them / usually taken to be the Yellow Emperor 黃帝|黄帝[Huang2 di4] and four of his sons Zhuan Xu 顓頊|颛顼[Zhuan1 Xu1], Di Ku 帝嚳|帝喾[Di4 Ku4], Tang Yao 唐堯|唐尧[Tang2 Yao2], Yu Shun 虞舜[Yu2 Shun4]
 zhēn zhū pearl / usually written 珍珠[zhen1 zhu1]
 zhāo cái māo maneki-neko or "lucky cat", Japanese figurine cat usually found at the entrance of shops, restaurants etc, believed to bring good fortune
 jiān jī to annihilate / to attack and destroy / Jianji, PRC fighter plane based on Soviet MiG / usually 殲擊8型|歼击8型
 Ròu Pú tuán The Carnal Prayer Mat, Chinese erotic novel from 17th century, usually attributed to Li Yu 李漁|李渔[Li3 Yu3]
 kuāi lump (of earth) / chunk / piece / classifier for pieces of cloth, cake, soap etc / colloquial word for yuan (or other unit of currency such as Hong Kong or US dollar etc), usually as 塊錢|块钱
 yǐ second of the ten Heavenly Stems 十天干[shi2 tian1 gan1] / second in order / letter "B" or Roman "II" in list "A, B, C", or "I, II, III" etc / second party (in legal contract, usually 乙方[yi3 fang1], as opposed to 甲方[jia3 fang1]) / ethyl / bent / winding / radical in Chinese characters (Kangxi radical 5) / ancient Chinese compass point: 105°
 chì only (classical, usually follows negative or question words) / (not) just
 xuān usually used in a name / clever / intelligent
 lěng ruò bīng shuāng as cold as ice and frost (idiom, usually of woman) / icy manner / frigid
 yīng xióng suǒ jiàn lu:è tóng lit. heroes usually agree (idiom) / Great minds think alike.
 cháng qíng common sense / the way people usually feel about things
 Lā pà sī La Paz, administrative capital of Bolivia, usually written as 拉巴斯
 jì liǎng trick / scheme / ploy / tactic / stratagem / gimmick / ruse / trickery / skill / usually written 伎倆|伎俩
 shǒu zú kǒu bìng hand foot and mouth disease, HFMD, caused by a number of intestinal viruses, usually affecting young children
 shì jiè wū jǐ the roof of the world / usually refers to Tibet or Qinghai-Tibetan Plateau 青藏高原[Qing1 Zang4 gao1 yuan2]
 lìng dǎo rén leader / usually written 領導人|领导人
 Kuí tuō Quito, capital of Ecuador, usually written as 基多
 wá wa shēng infant's part in opera, usually played by child actor
 Zuǒ shì Chūn qiū Mr Zuo's Spring and Autumn Annals, attributed to famous blind historian Zuo Qiuming 左丘明[Zuo3 Qiu1 ming2] / usually called Zuo Zhuan 左傳|左传[Zuo3 Zhuan4]
 tán cí ballad tune in southern dialects, usually to sanxian 三弦 / or pipa 琵琶 / accompaniment
 yáo lǔ to scull (with a single oar, usually mounted on the stern of the boat)
 Chūn qiū Zuǒ shì Zhuàn Mr Zuo's Spring and Autumn Annals, attributed to famous blind historian Zuo Qiuming 左丘明[Zuo3 Qiu1 ming2] / usually called Zuo Zhuan 左傳|左传[Zuo3 Zhuan4]
 Pǔ tōng Gāo děng Xué xiào Zhāo shēng Quán guó Tǒng yī Kǎo shì NCEE, National College Entrance Examination (college entrance exam in PRC) / usually abbr. to 高考[gao1 kao3]
 yǒu lǐ shù yù field of rational numbers (math.), usually denoted by Q
 Wú zhī qí a water goblin in Chinese mythology usually depicted as a monkey
 hú guǐ shén xiān foxes, ghosts and immortals / supernatural beings, usually fictional
 fù shù yù field of complex numbers (math.), usually denoted by C
 xióng māo male cat, usually 公貓|公猫[gong1 mao1]
 Qí shū History of Qi of the Southern Dynasties, seventh of the 24 dynastic histories 二十四史[Er4 shi2 si4 Shi3], compiled by Xiao Zixian 蕭子顯|萧子显[Xiao1 Zi3 xian3] in 537 during Liang of the Southern Dynasties 南朝梁[Nan2 chao2 Liang2], 59 scrolls / usually 南齊書|南齐书[Nan2 Qi2 shu1] to distinguish from Northern Qi
 dà pái dàng food stall / open-air restaurant (originally Hong Kong usage, now usually written as 大排檔|大排档[da4 pai2 dang4]
 shā mǎ tè Chinese subculture of young urban migrants, usually of low education, with exaggerated hairstyles, heavy make-up, flamboyant costumes, piercings etc (loanword from "smart")
 lǎo hǔ cài "Tiger Vegetable Salad," Northeast China dish usually consisting of hot pepper, cucumber, cilantro and leek
𫍽 xuān usually used in a name / clever / intelligent
 lǎo là ròu (coll.) experienced and usually well-positioned middle-aged man
 bù guǎn bái māo hēi māo , zhuō zhù lǎo shǔ jiù shì hǎo māo it doesn't matter whether a cat is white or black / as long as it catches mice it's a good cat (variant of a Sichuanese saying used in a speech by Deng Xiaoping 鄧小平|邓小平[Deng4 Xiao3 ping2] in 1962, usually associated with his economic reforms starting in 1978, in which pragmatism was favored over ideological purity)
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