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 xǐng wù to wake up to reality / to come to oneself / to realize / to see the truth
 zhèng míng proof / certificate / identification / testimonial / CL:個|个[ge4] / to prove / to testify / to confirm the truth of
 zhēn xiàng the truth about sth / the actual facts
 zhēn qíng real situation / the truth
 zhēn lǐ truth / CL:個|个[ge4]
 shuō shí huà to speak the truth / truth to tell / frankly
 yǐn mán to conceal / to hide (a taboo subject) / to cover up the truth
 shí huà truth
 shí shì qiú shì to seek truth from facts (idiom) / to be practical and realistic
 xǐng wù to come to oneself / to come to realize / to come to see the truth / to wake up to reality
 zhē yǎn to cover / to mask / to cover up or conceal (the truth etc)
 jué xǐng to awaken / to come to realize / awakened to the truth / the truth dawns upon one / scales fall from the eyes / to become aware
 shí qíng actual situation / truth
 shí huà shí shuō to tell the truth / to tell it as it is
 jiàn yì yǒng wéi to see what is right and act courageously (idiom, from Analects) / to stand up bravely for the truth / acting heroically in a just cause
 dùn wù a flash of realization / the truth in a flash / a moment of enlightenment (usually Buddhist)
 shuǐ luò shí chū as the water recedes, the rocks appear (idiom) / the truth comes to light
 míng lǐ sensible / reasonable / an obvious reason, truth or fact / to understand the reason or reasoning
 zhēn xiàng dà bái the whole truth is revealed (idiom) / everything becomes clear
 dà dào li major principle / general truth / sermon (reproof) / bombastic talk
 qiú shì to seek the truth
 dào road / path / CL:條|条[tiao2],股[gu3] / principle / truth / morality / reason / skill / method / Dao (of Daoism) / to say / to speak / to talk / classifier for long thin things (rivers, cracks etc), barriers (walls, doors etc), questions (in an exam etc), commands, courses in a meal, steps in a process / (old) administrative division (similar to province in Tang times)
 zhēn shàn měi truth, goodness and beauty
 Pǔ xián Samantabhadra, the Buddhist Lord of Truth
 lǐ texture / grain (of wood) / inner essence / intrinsic order / reason / logic / truth / science / natural science (esp. physics) / to manage / to pay attention to / to run (affairs) / to handle / to put in order / to tidy up
 yǐ é chuán é to spread falsehoods / to increasingly distort the truth / to pile errors on top of errors (idiom)
 yī shǒu zhē tiān lit. to hide the sky with one hand / to hide the truth from the masses
 měng xǐng to realise suddenly / to wake up to the truth
 tí hú refined cream cheese / fig. crème de la crème / nirvana / Buddha nature / Buddhist truth / broth / flawless personal character
 zhǐ bāo bù zhù huǒ lit. paper can't wrap fire / fig. the truth will out
 pò broken / damaged / worn out / lousy / rotten / to break, split or cleave / to get rid of / to destroy / to break with / to defeat / to capture (a city etc) / to expose the truth of
 rèn zhàng to own up to a fault / to admit the truth / to acknowledge a debt
 dì to examine / truth (Buddhism)
 diān dǎo hēi bái lit. to invert black and white (idiom) / to distort the truth deliberately / to misrepresent the facts / to invert right and wrong
 yuán xíng bì lù original identity fully revealed (idiom) / fig. to unmask and expose the whole truth
鹿 zhǐ lù zuò mǎ to take a deer and call it a horse (idiom) / deliberate inversion of the truth
 shě shēn qiú fǎ to abandon one's body in the search for Buddha's truth (idiom)
 zhī wú qí cí (idiom) to talk in a roundabout way to cover up the truth / evasive
 wén yǐ zài dào words of truth / moral expressed in words / written article explaining a moral
西 dōng yǎn xī zhē to cover up the truth on all sides (idiom)
 zhēn xiàng bì lù real face fully revealed (idiom) / fig. to unmask and expose the whole truth
 jī fēi chéng shì a wrong repeated becomes right (idiom) / a lie or an error passed on for a long time may be taken for the truth
 bù kān zhī lùn indisputable statement / unalterable truth
 zhòng kǒu shuò jīn lit. public opinion is powerful enough to melt metal (idiom) / fig. public clamor can obscure the actual truth / mass spreading of rumors can confuse right and wrong
 bù yì zhī lùn perfectly sound proposition / unalterable truth / irrefutable argument
 zhēn zhí biǎo truth table
 shì shí qiú shì to seek the truth from facts
 shì qiú shì to seek the truth from facts
 shí jiàn shì jiǎn yàn zhēn lǐ de wéi yī biāo zhǔn Actual practice is the sole criterion for judging truth (item from Deng Xiaoping theory, from 1978)
 Pǔ xián Pú sà Samantabhadra, the Buddhist Lord of Truth
 huǒ yǎn jīn jīng shí zhēn jiǎ fiery eyes and golden pupils can discern truth from falsehood (idiom)
 Lù duān Luduan, mythical Chinese beast able to detect the truth
 Zhēn xīn huà Dà Mào xiǎn The Moment of Truth (TV show) / Truth or Dare (game)
 Zhēn lǐ bù Ministry of Truth, a fictional ministry from George Orwell's novel Nineteen Eighty-Four
 zhēn jì the truth / reality
 shuō luò to confess / to let out the truth (colloquial)
 dào zhī suǒ cún , shī zhī suǒ cún If sb has grasped the truth before you, take him as your teacher (Tang dynasty essayist Han Yu 韓愈|韩愈). / We should learn from one who knows the way.
 dào suǒ cún zhě , nǎi shī suǒ cún zhě If sb has grasped the truth before you, take him as your teacher (Tang dynasty essayist Han Yu 韓愈|韩愈). / We should learn from one who knows the way.
 jiǔ hòu tǔ zhēn yán after wine, spit out the truth / in vino veritas
 luó shēng mén Rashomon, Japanese novel and movie / (fig.) situation where conflicting interpretations of the same event obscure the truth / unsolvable case
  Truth and Reconciliation Commission
  right to truth
  Justice, Truth and Reconciliation Commission
  Truth, Reception and Reconciliation Commission
  National Truth and Reconciliation Commission
  Joint Committee for the Emergence of the Truth / Komite mete men pou verite blayi
  White Paper on the Truth and Reconciliation Project
  Truth and Reconciliation Commission Act
  Forum for Truth and Reconciliation
  Trust Fund for the Commission on the Truth for El Salvador
  ground truth / ground truth data
  ground truth / ground truth data
  Ad Hoc Ground Truth Working Group
  Truth, Justice and Reconciliation Commission
  National Commission for Truth and Justice
  Truth and Friendship Commission
  Commission on the Truth
 tiān dì liáng xīn in all honesty / truth to tell
 qiǎo zhà bù rú zhuō chéng the unvarnished truth is better than a cunning ruse (idiom) / honesty is the best policy
 jù shí yǐ gào to report according to the facts / to tell the truth / to tell it like it is
 tǔ shí to reveal the truth / to spill the beans
 shí bù xiāng mán truth to tell / to be quite honest...

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