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 rán hòu after / then (afterwards) / after that / afterwards
 dāng shí then / at that time / while
 jiē zhe to catch and hold on / to continue / to go on to do sth / to follow / to carry on / then / after that / subsequently / to proceed / to ensue / in turn / in one's turn
 jiù at once / right away / only / just (emphasis) / as early as / already / as soon as / then / in that case / as many as / even if / to approach / to move towards / to undertake / to engage in / to suffer / subjected to / to accomplish / to take advantage of / to go with (of foods) / with regard to / concerning
 nà that / those / then (in that case) / commonly pr. [nei4] before a classifier, esp. in Beijing
 zài again / once more / re- / second / another / then (after sth, and not until then)
 zé (conjunction used to express contrast with a previous clause) but / then / standard / norm / principle / to imitate / to follow / classifier for written items
 dāng nián in those days / then / in those years / during that time
 nà shí then / at that time / in those days
 ér hòu after that / then
 fāng cái just now / then
 jì ér then / afterwards
 cǐ jì then / as a result
 rán zé that being the case / then / in that case
 jì ér soon after / later / then
 yǐ already / to stop / then / afterwards
 nà zhèn zi at that time / then
 shǐ to begin / to start / then / only then
 jì to continue / to follow after / to go on with / to succeed / to inherit / then / afterwards
 suì to satisfy / to succeed / then / thereupon / finally / unexpectedly / to proceed / to reach
 yù (arch. introductory particle) / then / and then
 jí kě equivalent to 就 / / / can then (do sth) / can immediately (do sth) / (do sth) and that will suffice
 yī dàn in case (sth happens) / if / once (sth happens, then...) / when / in a short time / in one day
 yǒu shí sometimes / now and then
 cóng cǐ from now on / since then / henceforth
 bù shí from time to time / now and then / occasionally / frequently
 cǐ qián before this / before then / previously
 jiù cǐ at this point / thus / from then on
 jìn ér and then (what follows next)
 Mín guó Republic of China (1912-1949) / used instead of reign name by the nationalist government, then by Taiwan / used in PRC as reign name of a former dynasty
 hé zhǔn to authorize / to investigate then ratify
 zài bù if not, then / otherwise
 fāng néng can then (and only then)
 fēi děi (followed by a verb phrase, then &ndash / optionally &ndash / / / , or 不 / / etc) must
 gǔ jīn then and now / ancient and modern
 zì cǐ since then / henceforth
 qī fáng forward delivery apartment / unfinished housing to be paid for in advance by the buyer and then completed within certain time frame
 Xíng zhèng yuàn Executive Yuan, the executive branch of government under the constitution of Republic of China, then of Taiwan
 xiān hé priority / sth advocated first / refers to ancient tradition: Worship the river first, then the sea.
 fāng zhī to realize only then
 dāng r the very moment / just then / during (that brief interval)
 tūn tūn tǔ tǔ to hum and haw (idiom) / to mumble as if hiding sth / to speak and break off, then start again / to hold sth back
 jiàn huò occasionally / now and then
 Lì fǎ yuàn Legislative Yuan, the legislative branch of government under the constitution of Republic of China, then of Taiwan
 yuán yuǎn liú cháng lit. source is distant and the flow is long (idiom) / fig. sth goes back to the dim and distant past / a lot of water has flowed under the bridge since then
 Zhāng Xué liáng Zhang Xueliang (1901-2001) son of Fengtian clique warlord, then senior general for the Nationalists and subsequently for the People's Liberation Army
 Kǎo shì yuàn Examination Yuan, the qualification and appointment board under the constitution of Republic of China, then of Taiwan / exam board
 dāng kǒu at that moment / just then
 yī yán wéi dìng one word and it's settled (idiom) / It's a deal! / That's settled then.
 shī ér fù dé to lose sth and then regain it (idiom)
 Cáo Pī Cao Pi (187-226), second son of Cao Cao 曹 / / , king then emperor of Cao Wei 曹 / / from 220, ruled as Emperor Wen 魏 / / / , also a noted calligrapher
 shèng shuāi to flourish then decline / rise and fall
 xiāo zhǎng to ebb and rise / to decrease and then grow
 liáng tǐ cái yī lit. measure the body then tailor the suit (idiom) / fig. to act according to actual circumstances / To live within one's means.
 zuǒ yòu kāi gōng lit. to shoot from both sides (idiom) / fig. to display ambidexterity / to slap with one hand and then the other, in quick succession / to use both feet equally (football)
 mí jiān to drug and then rape sb
 sān sī ér xíng think three times then go (idiom) / don't act before you've thought it through carefully
 xiān zhǎn hòu zòu first decapitate then present your trophy (idiom) / act first, report later
便 biàn plain / informal / suitable / convenient / opportune / to urinate or defecate / equivalent to 就 / [jiu4]: then / in that case / even if / soon afterwards
 sì hòu from then on / after / afterwards / thereafter
 Duàn Qí ruì Duan Qirui (1864-1936), commander of Beiyang Army under Yuan Shikai, then politician and powerful warlord
 zuò shān guān hǔ dòu sit on the mountain and watch the tigers fight / watch in safety whilst others fight then reap the rewards when both sides are exhausted (idiom)
 Zhào Zǐ yáng Zhao Ziyang (1919-2005), PRC reforming politician, general secretary of Chinese Communist Party 1987-1989, held under house arrest from 1989 to his death, and non-person since then
 Jiān chá yuàn Control Yuan, a watchdog under the constitution of Republic of China, then of Taiwan
 shì zhí just at that time / as it happens / by good luck, just then
 mò dǒu carpenter's straight line marker (an inked cord stretched tight then lowered onto timber)
 Sī fǎ yuàn Judicial Yuan, the high court under the constitution of Republic of China, then of Taiwan
 Guó jiā Jì huà Wěi yuán huì PRC State Planning Committee, set up in 1952, replaced in 1998 by State Development and Planning Committee 國 / / / / / / / / / |国 / / / / / / / / / [Guo2 jia1 Fa1 zhan3 Ji4 hua4 Wei3 yuan2 hui4] then in 2003 by National Development and Reform Commission 國 / / / / / / / / / / |国 / / / / / / / / / / [Guo2 jia1 Fa1 zhan3 he2 Gai3 ge2 Wei3 yuan2 hui4]
线 mò xiàn inked line / carpenter's straight line marker (an inked cord stretched tight then lowered onto timber)
 qiàng to stir-fry then cook with sauce and water / to boil food briefly then dress with soy etc / to choke / to irritate (throat etc)
 yī pù shí hán one day's sun, ten days' frost (idiom, from Mencius) / fig. to work for a bit then skimp / sporadic effort / lack of sticking power / short attention span
 jiǎ tú miè Guó lit. a short-cut to crush Guo (idiom) / fig. to connive with sb to damage a third party, then turn on the partner
 Wú shì chuī xiāo to beg while playing the xiao 箫 / (mouth organ) / cf Wu Zixu 伍 / / / , destitute refugee from Chu 楚 / , busked in Wu town c. 520 BC, then became a powerful politician
 chuī xiāo qǐ shí to beg while playing the xiao 箫 / (mouth organ) / cf Wu Zixu 伍 / / / , destitute refugee from Chu 楚 / , busked in Wu town c. 520 BC, then became a powerful politician
 jǐ cì sān fān lit. twice then three times (idiom) / fig. repeatedly / over and over again
 wáng gù zuǒ yòu ér yán tā the king looked left and right and then talked of other things / to digress from the topic of discussion (idiom)
 jìn huān ér sàn to disperse after a happy time (idiom) / everyone enjoys themselves to the full then party breaks up
 cǎo shuài shōu bīng to work vaguely then retreat (idiom) / sloppy and half-hearted / half-baked
 cǎo cǎo shōu bīng to work vaguely then retreat (idiom) / sloppy and half-hearted / half-baked
 zhè yàng yī lái thus / if this happens then
 wǔ quán xiàn fǎ Sun Yat-sen's Five-power constitution of Republic of China, then of Taiwan / The five courts or 院 / [yuan4] are 行 / / / [xing2 zheng4 yuan4] Executive yuan, 立 / / / [li4 fa3 yuan4] Legislative yuan, 司 / / / [si1 fa3 yuan4] Judicial yuan, 考 / / / |考 / / / [kao3 shi4 yuan4] Examination yuan, 監 / / / |监 / / / [jian1 cha2 yuan4] Control yuan
 yī pù shí hán one day's sun, ten days' frost (idiom, from Mencius) / fig. to work for a bit then skimp / sporadic effort / short attention span
 qí xiān previously / before that / up to then
 wéi chéng dǎ yuán to besiege and strike the relief force (idiom) / strategy of surrounding a unit to entice the enemy to reinforce, then striking the new troops
 zài cǐ hòu after this / from then on
 zài zhè zhī qián before then / up until that point
 Tiān jùn Tianjun county (Tibetan: then cun rdzong) in Haixi Mongol and Tibetan autonomous prefecture 海 / 西 / / / / / / / / / [Hai3 xi1 Meng3 gu3 zu2 Zang4 zu2 zi4 zhi4 zhou1], Qinghai
 Tiān jùn xiàn Tianjun county (Tibetan: then cun rdzong) in Haixi Mongol and Tibetan autonomous prefecture 海 / 西 / / / / / / / / / [Hai3 xi1 Meng3 gu3 zu2 Zang4 zu2 zi4 zhi4 zhou1], Qinghai
 wēi lì yòu intimidation then bribery
 jiù wǎn le then it's too late (colloquial)
 Qū Yuán Jì niàn guǎn Qu Yuan memorial hall in Zigui county 秭 / / / |秭 / / / [Zi3 gui1 Xian4], Hubei, built in 1982 and a major tourist attraction since then
 xián ér gǔ zhī lit. to tune one's zither then play it / fig. to live by the consequences of one's actions / to make one's bed then lie on it
 dé yú wàng quán lit. catch fish then forget the trap (idiom, from Zhuangzi 莊 / / |庄 / / ) / fig. to take help for granted
 cóng nà shí hòu from that time on / since then
 yù jiā zhī zuì , hé huàn wú cí If you want to condemn sb, don't worry about the pretext (idiom, from Zuozhuan 左 / / |左 / / ) / one can always trump up a charge against sb / Give a dog a bad name, then hang him. / also written 慾 / / / / ,何
 yù jiā zhī zuì , hé huàn wú cí If you want to condemn sb, don't worry about the pretext (idiom, from Zuozhuan 左 / / |左 / / ) / one can always trump up a charge against sb / Give a dog a bad name, then hang him.
 Sī dà lín gé lè Zhàn yì Battle of Stalingrad (1942-1943), decisive battle of Second World War and one of the bloodiest battles in history, when the Germans failed to take Stalingrad, were then trapped and destroyed by Soviet forces
 shí xiě shí chuò to write for a bit then give up / to write in fits and starts
 shuàn guō zi hot pot / a dish where thinly sliced meat and vegetables are boiled briefly in a broth and then served with dipping sauces
 Qīng tài zōng posthumous title of Hung Taiji 皇 / / / |皇 / / / (1592-1643), eighth son of Nurhaci 努 / / / / |努 / / / / , reigned 1626-1636 as Second Khan of Later Jin dynasty 後 / / |后 / / , then founded the Qing dynasty 大 / / and reigned 1636-1643 as Emperor

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