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[chang3] in English-Chinese Online Dictionary

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 rì zi day / a (calendar) date / days of one's life
 gōng zuò to work / (of a machine) to operate / job / work / task / CL:個 / |个 / [ge4],份 / [fen4],項 / |项 / [xiang4]
 jī fēn integral (calculus) / accumulated points (in sports, at school etc) / total credits earned by student / bonus points in a benefit scheme
 suǒ yǐ therefore / as a result / so / the reason why
 yāo qiú to request / to require / to stake a claim / to ask / to demand / CL:點 / |点 / [dian3]
 yī xiē some / a few / a little / (following an adjective) slightly
 bù guò only / merely / no more than / but / however / anyway (to get back to a previous topic) / cannot be more (after adjectival)
 shēng chǎn to produce / to manufacture / to give birth to a child
 yī xià (used after a verb) give it a go / to do (sth for a bit to give it a try) / one time / once / in a while / all of a sudden / all at once
 míng chēng name (of a thing) / name (of an organization)
 jiè shào to introduce (sb to sb) / to give a presentation / to present (sb for a job etc) / introduction
 huí fù to reply / to recover / to return (to a previous condition) / Re: in reply to (email)
 guān yú pertaining to / concerning / with regard to / about / a matter of
 yán jiū research / a study / CL:項 / |项 / [xiang4]
广 guǎng gào to advertise / a commercial / advertisement / CL:項 / |项 / [xiang4]
 shǒu yè home page (of a website) / title page / front page / first page / fig. beginning / cover letter
 dān wèi unit (of measure) / unit (group of people as a whole) / work unit (place of employment, esp. in the PRC prior to economic reform) / CL:個 / |个 / [ge4]
 de huà if (coming after a conditional clause)
 qi lai (after a verb) indicating the beginning and continuation of an action or a state / indicating an upward movement (e.g. after 站 / [zhan4]) / bringing things together (e.g. after 收 / / [shou1 shi5]) / (after a perception verb, e.g. 看 / [kan4]) expressing preliminary judgment / also pr. [qi3 lai5]
 yùn xíng to move along one's course (of celestial bodies etc) / (fig.) to function / to be in operation / (of a train service etc) to operate / to run / (of a computer) to run
 dì qū local / regional / district (not necessarily formal administrative unit) / region / area / as suffix to city name, means prefecture or county (area administered by a prefecture level city or county level city) / CL:個 / |个 / [ge4]
 jié guǒ outcome / result / conclusion / in the end / as a result / to kill / to dispatch
 liú yán to leave a message / to leave one's comments / message
 chǔ lǐ to handle / to treat / to deal with / to process / to deal with a criminal case / to mete out punishment / to offer for sale at a reduced price / to punish
 nán rén a man / a male / men / CL:個 / |个 / [ge4]
 yīn cǐ thus / consequently / as a result
 yī zhí straight (in a straight line) / continuously / always / from the beginning of ... up to ... / all along
 jiā rù to become a member / to join / to mix into / to participate in / to add in
 gōng jù tool / instrument / utensil / means (to achieve a goal etc)
 guó nèi domestic / internal (to a country) / civil
 yī diǎn a bit / a little / one dot / one point
 cì shù number of times / frequency / order number (in a series) / power (math.) / degree of a polynomial (math.)
 yī dìng surely / certainly / necessarily / fixed / a certain (extent etc) / given / particular / must
 fā tiě to post (an item on a forum)
 zuò yòng to act on / to affect / action / function / activity / impact / result / effect / purpose / intent / to play a role / corresponds to English -ity, -ism, -ization / CL:個 / |个 / [ge4]
 kàn kan to take a look at / to examine / to survey / (coll.) pretty soon
 xǔ duō many / a lot of / much
 lái shuō to have one's say / to interpret a topic (from a certain point of view) / now we come to talk about it, ...
 zhī yī one of (sth) / one out of a multitude / one (third, quarter, percent etc)
 liàn jiē link (on a website)
 jǐ ge a few / several / how many
 yǒu diǎn a little
 lián jiē to link / to join / to attach / connection / a link (on web page)
 tí chū to raise (an issue) / to propose / to put forward / to suggest / to post (on a website) / to withdraw (cash)
 mén pài sect / school (group of followers of a particular doctrine)
 bù shǎo many / a lot / not few
 shàng shì to hit the market (of a new product) / to float (a company on the stock market)
 xià lai to come down / (after verb of motion, indicates motion down and towards us, also fig.) / (indicates continuation from the past towards us) / to be harvested (of crops) / to be over (of a period of time) / to go among the masses (said of leaders)
 yǒu le I've got a solution! / to have a bun in the oven (abbr. for 有 / / / [you3 le5 tai1])
 jìn yī bù one step further / to move forward a step / further onwards
 míng zi name (of a person or thing) / CL:個 / |个 / [ge4]
 zhōng yāng central / middle / center / central authorities (of a state)
 dài lǐ to act on behalf of sb in a responsible position / to act as an agent or proxy / surrogate
 xiàn chǎng the scene (of a crime, accident etc) / (on) the spot / (at) the site
 rén wù person / character (in a play, novel etc) / protagonist / CL:個 / |个 / [ge4]
 cháng qī long term / long time / long range (of a forecast)
 lóu zhǔ original poster (in an online forum) / landlord of a building (traditional)
 chū kǒu an exit / CL:個 / |个 / [ge4] / to speak / to export / (of a ship) to leave port
 zhāo pìn to invite applications for a job / to recruit
 xiāng dāng equivalent to / appropriate / considerably / to a certain extent / fairly / quite
 wán jiā player (of a game) / enthusiast (audio, model planes etc)
 miàn jī area (of a floor, piece of land etc) / surface area / tract of land
 xià qù to go down / to descend / to go on / to continue / (of a servant) to withdraw
 běn wén this text / article / the main body of a book
 děng děng et cetera / and so on ... / wait a minute! / hold on!
 Tiān jīn Tianjin, a municipality in northeast China, abbr. 津
 Chóng qìng Chongqing city (Chungking), formerly in Sichuan province, a municipality since 1997, short name 渝 / [Yu2]
 fā tiē to stick sth up (on the wall) / to post (on a noticeboard or website)
 fā huī to display / to exhibit / to bring out implicit or innate qualities / to express (a thought or moral) / to develop (an idea) / to elaborate (on a theme)
 yì si idea / opinion / meaning / wish / desire / interest / fun / token of appreciation, affection etc / CL:個 / |个 / [ge4] / to give as a small token / to do sth as a gesture of goodwill etc
 cún kuǎn to deposit money (in a bank etc) / bank savings / bank deposit
 péi yǎng to cultivate / to breed / to foster / to nurture / to educate / to groom (for a position) / education / fostering / culture (biology)
 shàng wǎng to go online / to connect to the Internet / (of a document etc) to be uploaded to the Internet / (tennis, volleyball etc) to move in close to the net
广 tuī guǎng to extend / to spread / to popularize / generalization / promotion (of a product etc)
 xié huì an association / a society / CL:個 / |个 / [ge4],家 / [jia1]
 liú xíng (of a contagious disease etc) to spread / to propagate / (of a style of clothing, song etc) popular / fashionable
 tū pò to break through / to make a breakthrough / to surmount or break the back of (a task etc) / (of ball sports) to break through a defense
 zhèng wén main text (as opposed to footnotes) / main body (of a book)
 dài kuǎn a loan / CL:筆 / |笔 / [bi3] / to provide a loan (e.g. bank) / to raise a loan (from e.g. a bank)
 gāng gang just recently / just a moment ago
 yī jiā the whole family / the same family / the family ... (when preceded by a family name) / group
 tú shū books (in a library or bookstore) / CL:本 / [ben3],冊 / |册 / [ce4],部 / [bu4]
 lián xù continuous / in a row / serial / consecutive
 zhěng tǐ whole entity / entire body / synthesis / as a whole (situation, construction, team etc) / global / macrocosm / integral / holistic / whole
 bào jià to quote a price / quoted price / quote
 gāng cái (just) a moment ago
 yī zhèn a burst / a fit / a peal / a spell (period of time)
 gǔ fèn a share (in a company) / stock
 jié mù program / item (on a program) / CL:臺 / |台 / [tai2],個 / |个 / [ge4],套 / [tao4]
 chuàng yè to begin an undertaking / to start a major task / to initiate / to venture / venture / entrepreneurship
 jiě yā decompression (in digital technology) / to extract data from a compressed file
 nán zǐ a man / a male
 shōu fèi to charge a fee
 huà tí subject (of a talk or conversation) / topic
 gǎn shòu to sense / perception / to feel (through the senses) / to experience / a feeling / an impression / an experience
 lái kàn to come and see / to see a topic from a certain point of view
 hū rán suddenly / all of a sudden
 yī yǎn a glance / a quick look / a glimpse
 kāi xīn to feel happy / to rejoice / to have a great time / to make fun of sb
 fù zhì to duplicate / to make a copy of / to copy / to reproduce / to clone

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