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[不減當年] bùjiǎndāngnián (of one's skills, appearance etc) not to have deteriorated a bit
to be as (good, vigorous etc) as ever

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        bù, (negative prefix)/not/no
        bùguò, [不過], only/merely/no more than/but/however/anyway (to get back to a previous topic)/ca...
        bùyào, don't!/must not
        duìbuqǐ, [對不起], unworthy/to let down/I'm sorry/excuse me/pardon me/if you please/sorry? (please ...
        bùcuò, [不錯], correct/right/not bad/pretty good
        bùnéng, cannot/must not/should not
        bùguǎn, not to be concerned/regardless of/no matter
        bùxíng, won't do/be out of the question/be no good/not work/not be capable
        bùtóng, different/distinct/not the same/not alike
        bùhǎoyìsi, to feel embarrassed/to find it embarrassing/to be sorry (for inconveniencing sb)
        bùhǎo, no good
        bùzài, no more/no longer
        bùyòng, need not
        chàbuduō, almost/nearly/more or less/about the same/good enough/not bad
        bùdébù, have no choice or option but to/cannot but/have to/can't help it/can't avoid
        bùrán, not so/no/or else/otherwise/if not/How about ...?
        bùbì, need not/does not have to/not necessarily
        bùzàihu, not to care
        zhǐbuguò, [只不過], only/merely/nothing but/no more than/it's just that ...
        bùxìng, misfortune/adversity/unfortunate/sad/unfortunately/CL:個|个[gè]
        bùgòu, [不夠], not enough/insufficient/inadequate
        bùxǔ, [不許], not to allow/must not/can't
        bùshǎo, many/a lot/not few
        juébù, [絕不], in no way/not in the least/absolutely not
        bùzhī, not to know/unaware/unknowingly/fig. not to admit (defeat, hardships, tiredness ...
        bùkěsīyì, [不可思議], inconceivable (idiom); unimaginable/unfathomable
        bùduì, [不對], incorrect/wrong/amiss/abnormal/queer
        bùdào, not to arrive/not reaching/insufficient/less than
        bùjiàn, [不見], not to see/not to meet/to have disappeared/to be missing
        bùguǎnzěnyàng, [不管怎樣], in any case/no matter what
        bùduàn, [不斷], unceasing/uninterrupted/continuous/constant
        
        kěbu, see 可不是[kě bu shì]
        bùkě, cannot/should not/must not
        shòubùliǎo, unbearable/unable to endure/can't stand
        liǎobuqǐ, amazing/terrific/extraordinary
        bùjǐn, [不僅], not only (this one)/not just (...) but also
        shuōbudìng, [說不定], can't say for sure/maybe
        bùjiǔ, not long (after)/before too long/soon/soon after
        bùzhǐ, incessantly/without end/more than/not limited to
        bùān, unpeaceful/unstable/uneasy/disturbed/restless/worried
        bùlùn, [不論], whatever/no matter what (who, how etc)/regardless of/not to discuss
        dàbùliǎo, at worst/if worst comes to worst/serious/alarming
        juébù, [決不], not at all/simply (can) not
        yǔzhòngbùtóng, [與眾不同], to stand out from the masses (idiom)
        bùzhǔn, not to allow/to forbid/to prohibit
        bùhuì, [不會], improbable/unlikely/will not (act, happen etc)/not able/not having learned to do...
        bùmiào, (of a turn of events) not too encouraging/far from good/anything but reassuring
        bùrú, not equal to/not as good as/inferior to/it would be better to
        yòngbuzháo, [用不著], not need/have no use for
        bùlài, [不賴], (coll.) not bad/good/fine
        cóngbù, [從不], never
        bùlì, unfavorable/disadvantageous/harmful/detrimental
        
        yǒngbù, never/will never
        háobù, hardly/not in the least/not at all
        shìbùshì, is or isn't/yes or no/whether or not
        yàobùrán, otherwise/or else/or
        bùxī, not stint/not spare/not hesitate (to do sth)/not scruple (to do sth)
        rěnbuzhù, cannot help/unable to bear
        hébù, why not?/why not do (sth)?
        bùzú, insufficient/lacking/deficiency/not enough/inadequate/not worth/cannot/should no...
        láibují, [來不及], there's not enough time (to do sth)/it's too late (to do sth)
        bùmíng, not clear/unknown/to fail to understand
        búshi/bùshì, fault/blame, no/is not/not
        bùyàojǐn, [不要緊], unimportant/not serious/it doesn't matter/never mind/it looks all right, but
        pòbùjídài, impatient (idiom); in a hurry/itching to get on with it
        bùdé, must not/may not/not to be allowed/cannot
        xiǎngbudào, unexpected/hard to imagine/it had not occurred to me/who could have thought that
        yàobù, otherwise/or else/how about...?/either... (or...)
        bùguāng, not the only one/not only
        bùpà, fearless/not worried (by setbacks or difficulties)/even if/even though
        xíngbutōng, won't work/will get (you) nowhere
        guàibude, no wonder!/so that's why!
        bùliáng, bad/harmful/unhealthy
        bùdàn, not only (... but also...)
        shíbùshí, [時不時], from time to time
        bùmǎn, [不滿], resentful/discontented/dissatisfied
        bùzhìyú, [不至於], unlikely to go so far as to/not as bad as
        
        bùdéliǎo, desperately serious/disastrous/extremely/exceedingly
        bùyǐ, endlessly/incessantly
        guòbuqù, [過不去], to make life difficult for/to embarrass/unable to make it through
        bùdà, not very/not too/not often
        hǎobùróngyì, with great difficulty/very difficult
        bùzěnme, [不怎麼], not very/not particularly
        bùtōng, to be obstructed/to be blocked up/to be impassable/to make no sense/to be illogi...
        cóngláibù, [從來不], never
        bùtuǒ, not proper/inappropriate
        bùgù, [不顧], in spite of/regardless of
        wúchùbùzài, [無處不在], to be everywhere
        
        bùzhīsuǒcuò, not knowing what to do (idiom); at one's wits' end/embarrassed and at a complete...
        
        bùzéshǒuduàn, [不擇手段], by fair means or foul/by hook or by crook/unscrupulously
        bǐbùshàng, can't compare with
        yìxiǎngbùdào, unexpected/previously unimagined
        bùkěbìmiǎn, unavoidably
        gǎnjībùjìn, [感激不盡], can't thank sb enough (idiom)
        bùjiǔqián, not long ago
        diédiébùxiū, to chatter or jabber on and on
        qíngbùzìjīn, unable to restrain emotions/cannot help
        bùfáng, there is no harm in/might as well
        bùkělǐyù, to be impervious to reason (idiom)/unreasonable
        bùyòngshuō, [不用說], needless to say/it goes without saying
        bùkān, cannot bear/cannot stand/utterly/extremely
        bùcéng, hasn't yet/hasn't ever
便         bùbiàn, inconvenient/inappropriate/unsuitable/short of cash
        
        shìérbùjiàn, [視而不見], to turn a blind eye to/to ignore
        jiéránbùtóng, entirely different/different as black and white
        bùdéyǐ, to act against one's will/to have no alternative but to/to have to/to have no ch...
        bùshì, [不適], unwell/indisposed/out of sorts
        wúsuǒbùnéng, [無所不能], omnipotent
        xīnbùzàiyān, absent-minded/preoccupied/inattentive/with one's thoughts wandering
        wēibùzúdào, negligible/insignificant
        bùdàodé, immoral
        bùgùyīqiè, [不顧一切], reckless/regardless of everything
        hènbude, wishing one could do sth/to hate to be unable/itching to do sth
        
        líbukāi, [離不開], inseparable/inevitably linked to
        
        bùyàoliǎn, [不要臉], to have no sense of shame/shameless
        háobùyóuyù, [毫不猶豫], without the slightest hesitation
        bùfú, inconsistent/not in agreement with/not agree or tally with/not conform to
        bùdàng, [不當], unsuitable/improper/inappropriate
        
        bùcè, [不測], unexpected/measureless/unexpected circumstance/contingency/mishap
        débùdào, cannot get/cannot obtain
        bùxǐngrénshì, to lose consciousness/unconscious/in a coma
        bùwéirénzhī, [不為人知], not known to anyone/secret/unknown
        bùshí, [不時], from time to time/now and then/occasionally/frequently
        shěbude, [捨不得], to hate to do sth/to hate to part with/to begrudge
        bùróng, must not/cannot/to not allow/cannot tolerate
        bìngbù, [並不], not at all/emphatically not
        bùjīn, can't help (doing sth)/can't refrain from
        bùjǐnrúcǐ, [不僅如此], not only that, but ...
        bùkuì, to be worthy of/to deserve to be called/to prove oneself to be
        
        bùtíng, incessant
        yǒusuǒbùtóng, to differ to some extent (idiom)
        gēnbushàng, not able to keep up with
        bùzhǐ, not only/not merely
        bùzhībùjué, [不知不覺], unconsciously/unwittingly
        zhìzhībùlǐ, to pay no heed to (idiom)/to ignore/to brush aside
        mènmènbùlè, [悶悶不樂], depressed/sulky/moody/unhappy
        bùqǐyǎn, unremarkable/nothing out of the ordinary
        bùdān, [不單], not the only/not merely/not simply
        bùqū, unyielding/unbending
        qiáobùqǐ, to look down upon/to hold in contempt
        
        bùxiáng, ominous/inauspicious
        bùhé, to not conform to/to be unsuited to/to be out of keeping with/should not/ought o...
        bùnàifán, [不耐煩], impatience/impatient
        yīqiàobùtōng, [一竅不通], lit. doesn't (even) enter a single aperture (of one's head)/I don't understand a...
        bùkěshōushí, irremediable/unmanageable/out of hand/hopeless
        hǎobù, not at all .../how very ...
        
        bābude, (coll.) to be eager for/to long for/to look forward to
        bùxiǔ, immortal/immortality
        bùnéngbù, have to/cannot but
        jiànbudérén, [見不得人], shameful
        
        bùgōng, unjust/unfair
        bùqiǎo, too bad/unfortunately/as luck would have it
        yóuyùbùjué, [猶豫不決], hesitancy/indecision/to waver
        bùlǐ, to refuse to acknowledge/to pay no attention to/to take no notice of/to ignore
        bùjīngyì, [不經意], not paying attention/carelessly/by accident
        bùhéshíyí, [不合時宜], untimely/premature/inopportune/ill-timed/out of fashion/behind the times
        bùjǐngqì, [不景氣], slack/in a slump
        Bùlièdiān, [不列顛], Britain/British/Great Britain
        yīdòngbùdòng, [一動不動], motionless
        cuòshǒubùjí, no time to deal with it (idiom); caught unprepared
        shēnxìnbùyí, to believe firmly without any doubt (idiom)/absolute certainty about sth
        
        xíngyǐngbùlí, [形影不離], inseparable (as form and shadow)
        bùqièshíjì, [不切實際], unrealistic/impractical
        bùfěi, considerable (cost etc)/bountiful (crop etc)/high (social status etc)
        tòngbùyùshēng, to be so in pain as to not want to live/to be so grieved as to wish one were dea...
        bùkěkāijiāo, [不可開交], to be awfully (busy etc)
        mòbùguānxīn, [漠不關心], not the least bit concerned/completely indifferent
        
        qiúzhībùdé, lit. seek but fail to get (idiom); fig. exactly what one’s been looking for
        
        bùjué, [不覺], unconsciously
        
        chángshēngbùlǎo, [長生不老], immortality
        dòngbudòng, [動不動], (typically followed by 就[jiù]) apt to (lose one's temper, catch a cold etc)/at t...
        yīchéngbùbiàn, [一成不變], nothing much changes (idiom); always the same/stuck in a rut
        hébùlái, [合不來], unable to get along together/incompatible
        xiàluòbùmíng, unaccounted/unknown whereabouts
        xiàbùwéilì, [下不為例], not to be repeated/not to be taken as a precedent/just this once
        bùyóuzìzhǔ, can't help; involuntarily (idiom)
        bùkěgàorén, hidden/kept secret/not to be divulged
        hūnmíbùxǐng, to remain unconscious
        bùchéng, won't do/unable to/(at the end of a rhetorical question) can that be?
        bùzhébùkòu, a hundred percent/to the letter/out-and-out
        niànniànbùwàng, to keep in mind constantly (idiom)
        bùxiè, to disdain to do sth/to think sth not worth doing/to feel it beneath one's digni...
        bùdòngchǎn, [不動產], real estate/immovable property/immovables
        pòbùdéyǐ, to have no alternative (idiom); compelled by circumstances/forced into sth
        yīyánbùfā, [一言不發], to not say a word (idiom)
        bùsùzhīkè, uninvited or unexpected guest
        bùyí, not suitable/inadvisable/inappropriate
        tāotāobùjué, [滔滔不絕], unceasing torrent (idiom)/talking non-stop/gabbling forty to the dozen
        chūqíbùyì, to do sth when least expected (idiom); to catch sb off guard
        xìnbùguò, [信不過], to distrust/to be suspicious
        bùfù, [不復], no longer/no more
        cǎnbùrěndǔ, [慘不忍睹], spectacle too horrible to endure (idiom); tragic sight/appalling scenes of devas...
        qiánbùjiǔ, not long ago/not long before
        kàobuzhù, unreliable
        mǎibuqǐ, [買不起], cannot afford/can't afford buying
        bùbìyào, needless/unnecessary
        guòyìbùqù, [過意不去], to feel very apologetic
        jīnbuzhù, can't help it/can't bear it
        zàibù, if not, then/otherwise
        yáobǎibùdìng, [搖擺不定], indecisive/wavering
        bùxiáng, [不詳], not in detail/not quite clear
        bùyú, to withhold/to refuse
        zhànwúbùshèng, [戰無不勝], to triumph in every battle (idiom); invincible/to succeed in every undertaking
        yīqùbùfùfǎn, [一去不復返], gone forever
        
        gégébùrù, (idiom) inharmonious/incompatible
        kànbuguàn, [看不慣], cannot bear to see/to hate/to dislike/to disapprove
        
        huáérbùshí, [華而不實], flower but no fruit (idiom); handsome exterior but hollow inside/flashy
        zuòlìbùān, lit. agitated sitting or standing (idiom)/restless/fidgety
        háobùliúqíng, to show no quarter/ruthless/relentless
        miàobùkěyán, too wonderful for words
        bùguǐ, [不軌], errant
        
        DàBùlièdiān, [大不列顛], Great Britain
        wàngbùliǎo, cannot forget
        shēnbùyóujǐ, without the freedom to act independently (idiom); involuntary/not of one's own v...
        bùxiànghuà, [不像話], unreasonable/shocking/outrageous
        
        bùyì, not easy to do sth/difficult/unchanging
        jiānchíbùxiè, [堅持不懈], to persevere unremittingly (idiom); to keep going until the end
        zìmìngbùfán, to think too much of oneself/self-important/arrogant
        xīnshénbùníng, [心神不寧], to feel ill at ease
        kànbuqǐ, to look down upon/to despise
        dāoqiāngbùrù, [刀槍不入], lit. impervious to sword or spear (idiom)/fig. invulnerable/untouchable/thick-sk...
        
        
        
        yīshēngbùkēng, [一聲不吭], to not say a word
        
        bùfán, out of the ordinary/out of the common run
        bùjìqíshù, [不計其數], lit. their number cannot be counted (idiom); fig. countless/innumerable
        bùzhīsuǒyún, to not know what sb is driving at/to be unintelligible
        shǎobuliǎo, cannot do without/to be unavoidable/are bound to be many
        bùwénbùwèn, [不聞不問], not to hear, not to question (idiom)/to show no interest in sth/uncritical/not i...
        yījuébùzhèn, one stumble, unable to rise (idiom); a setback leading to total collapse/ruined ...
        bìbùkěshǎo, absolutely necessary/indispensable/essential
        jiānbùkěcuī, [堅不可摧], invulnerable, indestructible, impregnable
        bùjiànde, [不見得], not necessarily/not likely
        yīsībùgǒu, [一絲不苟], not one thread loose (idiom); strictly according to the rules/meticulous/not one...
        jībùkěshī, [機不可失], No time to lose! (idiom)
        Nàbùlèsī, Napoli, capital of Campania region of Italy/Naples
        sāshǒubùguǎn, to stand aside and do nothing (idiom)/to take no part in
        yǒutiáobùwěn, [有條不紊], regular and thorough (idiom); methodically arranged
        bùguīzé, [不規則], irregular
        bùkěhuòquē, necessary/must have
        
        bùxiū, endlessly/ceaselessly
        yàobushì, if it were not for/but for
        chībuxiāo, to be unable to tolerate or endure/to find sth difficult to manage
        jiāolǜbùān, [焦慮不安], worried too much
        bùhǎorě, not to be trifled with/not to be pushed around/stand no nonsense
        bùyíyúlì, [不遺餘力], to spare no pains or effort (idiom); to do one's utmost
        bùcíérbié, [不辭而別], to leave without saying good-bye
        bùyī, to vary/to differ
        
        bùzúwéiqí, [不足為奇], not at all surprising (idiom)
        
        jīngbuqǐ, [經不起], can't stand it/to be unable to bear/to be unable to resist
        bùyùn, infertility
        bùxiùgāng, [不銹鋼]/[不鏽鋼], stainless steel, stainless steel
        yuányuánbùduàn, [源源不斷], a steady flow (idiom); an unending stream
        
        háobùfèilì, [毫不費力], effortless/not expending the slightest effort
        wúsuǒbùzài, [無所不在], omnipresent
        
        guòmùbùwàng, [過目不忘], to have a highly retentive memory/to have sth imprinted in one's memory
        cùnbùbùlí, [寸步不離], to follow sb closely (idiom)/to keep close to
        bùjìn, [不盡], not completely/endlessly
        
        tíngzhìbùqián, [停滯不前], stuck and not moving forward (idiom); stagnant/in a rut/at a standstill
        bùdéérzhī, unknown/unable to find out
        bùxiāngshàngxià, equally matched/about the same
        
        bùyóu, can't help (doing sth)
        bùjí, to fall short of/not as good as/too late
        miǎnbùliǎo, unavoidable/can't be avoided
        
        bùshèng, [不勝], cannot bear or stand/be unequal to/very/extremely
        bùjì, [不濟], not good/of no use
        bùxièyīgù, [不屑一顧], to disdain as beneath contempt (idiom)
        
        bùkānyījī, [不堪一擊], to be unable to withstand a single blow/to collapse at the first blow
        mùbùzhuǎnjīng, [目不轉睛], unable to take one's eyes off (idiom); to gaze steadily/to stare
        wánshìbùgōng, to trifle without respect (idiom); to despise worldly conventions/frivolous
        bùyìérfēi, [不翼而飛], to disappear without trace/to vanish all of a sudden/to spread fast/to spread li...
        bùsú, impressive/out of the ordinary
        bùliǎoliǎozhī, to settle a matter by leaving it unsettled/to end up with nothing definite
        bùtóngfánxiǎng, [不同凡響], lit. not a common chord (idiom); outstanding/brilliant/out of the common run
        lìbùcóngxīn, [力不從心], less capable than desirable (idiom); not as strong as one would wish/the spirit ...
        qiěbùshuō, [且不說], not to mention/leaving aside
        jiāndìngbùyí, [堅定不移], unswerving/unflinching
        bùyánéryù, it goes without saying/it is self-evident
        bùhé, not to get along well/to be on bad terms/to be at odds/discord
        
        shìbùkědǎng, [勢不可擋], see 勢不可當|势不可当[shì bù kě dāng]
        bùshàn, bad/ill/not good at/not to be pooh-poohed/quite impressive
        
        zànbùjuékǒu, [讚不絕口]/[贊不絕口], to praise without cease (idiom); praise sb to high heaven, to praise without cea...
        
        bùzhù, repeatedly/continuously/constantly/unable to (resist, conceal etc)
        bùdìng, indefinite/indeterminate/(botany) adventitious
        yuánfēngbùdòng, [原封不動], sticking unmoving to the original (idiom); not an iota changed/untouched
        yīwénbùmíng, to be penniless
        bùréndào, inhuman
        zhīzìbùtí, [隻字不提], not to mention (idiom); to say not one word/fig. to omit mention (of a non-perso...
        ànbīngbùdòng, [按兵不動], to hold back one's troops without moving (idiom); to bide one's time
        bùkānshèxiǎng, [不堪設想], too horrible to contemplate/unthinkable/inconceivable
        
        bùzàihuàxià, [不在話下], to be nothing difficult/to be a cinch
        bùwèn, [不問], to pay no attention to/to disregard/to ignore/to let go unpunished/to let off
        mǎbùtíngtí, [馬不停蹄], unrelenting/without stopping to rest
        bùzhìzhīzhèng, incurable disease
        bùchūsuǒliào, as expected
        kànbùshùnyǎn, [看不順眼], unpleasant to the eye/objectionable
        
        yīqiánbùzhí, [一錢不值], not worth a penny/utterly worthless
        
        bùjūyīgé, not stick to one pattern
        yīchénbùrǎn, [一塵不染], untainted by even a speck of dust (idiom); selfless and incorruptible/spotless
        shuōbuguòqù, [說不過去], cannot be justified/inexcusable
        duìbuzhù, [對不住], to let sb down/to be unfair/I'm sorry/pardon me (formal)
        shǔbùshèngshǔ, [數不勝數], too many to count (idiom); innumerable
        nùbùkěè, unable to restrain one's anger (idiom); in a towering rage
        bùhuānérsàn, [不歡而散], to part on bad terms/(of a meeting etc) to break up in discord
        bùláoérhuò, [不勞而獲], to reap without sowing (idiom)
        
        gòngrènbùhuì, [供認不諱], to make a full confession/to plead guilty
        
        lǚshìbùshuǎng, [屢試不爽], well-tried/time-tested
        
        
        mǎnbùzàihu, [滿不在乎], not in the least concerned (idiom)/reckless/couldn't give a damn about it/unpert...
        shārénbùzhǎyǎn, [殺人不眨眼], to murder without blinking an eye (idiom)/ruthless/cold-blooded
齿         bùchǐ, [不齒], to despise/to hold in contempt
        bùjiě, to not understand/to be puzzled by/indissoluble
        gǎnbùjí, [趕不及], not enough time (to do sth)/too late (to do sth)
        bùxiè, untiring/unremitting/indefatigable
        bùxī, continually/without a break/ceaselessly
        
        láizhěbùjù, [來者不拒], to refuse nobody (idiom)/all comers welcome
        dànànbùsǐ, [大難不死], to just escape from calamity
        bùfǎ, lawless/illegal/unlawful
        
        jiànguàibùguài, [見怪不怪], to keep one's calm in the face of the unexpected/not to wonder at strange sights
        shēngshēngbùxī, to grow and multiply without end
        bùzhuóbiānjì, [不著邊際], not to the point/wide of the mark/neither here nor there/irrelevant
        
        bùqūbùnáo, [不屈不撓], unyielding/indomitable
        tǎntèbùān, restless/apprehensive
        zhíyánbùhuì, [直言不諱], to speak bluntly (idiom)/not to mince words
        chōngěrbùwén, [充耳不聞], to block one's ears and not listen (idiom); to turn a deaf ear
        jìwǎngbùjiù, to forget and not bear recriminations (idiom); to let bygones be bygones/There i...
        wúèbùzuò, [無惡不作], not to shrink from any crime (idiom); to commit any imaginable misdeed
        bùwèi, unafraid/to defy
        lècǐbùpí, [樂此不疲], to enjoy sth and never tire of it (idiom)
        wúqíbùyǒu, [無奇不有], nothing is too bizarre/full of extraordinary things
        zúbùchūhù, [足不出戶], lit. not putting a foot outside/to stay at home
        bùmáozhīdì, barren land/desert
        xīnzhàobùxuān, a tacit mutual understanding
        wúwēibùzhì, [無微不至], in every possible way (idiom); meticulous
        bùzhōu, not satisfactory/thoughtless/inconsiderate
        bùfá, there is no lack of
        
        àibùshìshǒu, [愛不釋手], to love sth too much to part with it (idiom); to fondle admiringly
        míngbùxūchuán, [名不虛傳], lit. name is not in vain (idiom); a fully justified reputation/enjoys a well-des...
        tánbushàng, [談不上], to be out of the question
        yìbùróngcí, [義不容辭], not to be shirked without dishonor (idiom)/incumbent/bounden (duty)
        chūyánbùxùn, [出言不遜], to speak rudely
        mámùbùrén, numbed/insensitive/apathetic/thick-skinned
        fànbuzháo, [犯不著], not worthwhile
        
        yánbùyóuzhōng, to say sth without meaning it (idiom); to speak tongue in cheek/saying one thing...
        bùděng, unequal/varied
        bùshèn, incautious/inattentive
        bùpíng, uneven/injustice/unfairness/wrong/grievance/indignant/dissatisfied
        mànbùjīngxīn, [漫不經心], careless/heedless/absent-minded/indifferent
        fàngdàngbùjī, [放蕩不羈], wanton and unrestrained (idiom); dissolute
        rùbùfūchū, income does not cover expenditure/unable to make ends meet
        bùzhīqùxiàng, whereabouts unknown/gone missing
        
        háobùchíyí, [毫不遲疑], without the slightest hesitation
        sùbùxiāngshí, [素不相識], to be total strangers (idiom)
        
        wénsībùdòng, [紋絲不動], to not move a single jot (idiom)
        yǒngchuíbùxiǔ, eternal glory/will never be forgotten
        móhubùqīng, indistinct/fuzzy/blurred with age
        jíbùkědài, impatient/eager to/anxious to
        bùyánzìmíng, self-evident; needing no explanation (idiom)
        
        
        
        bùyìlèhū, [不亦樂乎], lit. isn't that a joy? (quote from Confucius)/fig. (jocularly) extremely/awfully
        bùwéisuǒdòng, [不為所動], to remain unmoved
        bùjìnrénqíng, not amenable to reason/unreasonable
        bùdòngshēngsè, [不動聲色], not a word or movement (idiom); remaining calm and collected/not batting an eyel...
        bùyǐwéirán, [不以為然], not to accept as correct (idiom); to object/to disapprove/to take exception to
        bùyuè, [不悅], displeased/annoyed
        bùkuài, unhappy/in low spirits/(of a knife) not sharp
        gōngbùkěmò, [功不可沒], one's contributions cannot go unnoticed (idiom)
        bùyànqífán, [不厭其煩], not to mind taking all the trouble (idiom)/to take great pains/to be very patien...
        céngchūbùqióng, [層出不窮], more and more emerge/innumerable succession/breeding like flies (idiom)
        
        bùpiānbùyǐ, even-handed/impartial/unbiased/exact/just
        chóuméibùzhǎn, with a worried frown
        wànjiébùfù, [萬劫不復], consigned to eternal damnation/with no hope of reprieve
        
        bùróngzhìyí, unquestionable
        bùduān, improper/dishonorable
        
        shìbùguānjǐ, [事不關己], a matter of no concern to oneself (idiom)
        huòbùdānxíng, [禍不單行], misfortune does not come singly (idiom)/it never rains but it pours
        èrhuàbùshuō, [二話不說], not saying anything further (idiom); not raising any objection/without demur
        bùkěduōdé, hard to come by/rare
        yùbàbùnéng, [欲罷不能], want to stop but can't (idiom)/to be unable to stop oneself/to feel an urge to c...
        
        
        xiàbùlái, [下不來], awkward/embarrassed/cannot be accomplished
        
        bùzhì, not in such a way as to/not likely to
        bùlìn, not to stint/to be generous (with praise etc)/to be prepared to (pay a fee, give...
        bùxiào, unfilial
        
        bùlì, not to do one's best/not to exert oneself
        míngbùjiànjīngzhuàn, [名不見經傳], (lit.) name not encountered in the classics/unknown (person)/nobody
        bùyìzhīcái, [不義之財], ill-gotten wealth or gains
        
        yǒuguòzhīérwúbùjí, [有過之而無不及], not to be inferior in any aspects (idiom)/to surpass/to outdo/(derog.) to be eve...
        cǐlùbùtōng, this road is blocked/fig. This method does not work./Doing this is no good.
        zhímíbùwù, [執迷不悟], to obstinately persist in going about things the wrong way (idiom)
        měizhōngbùzú, everything is fine except for one small defect (idiom); the fly in the ointment
        fènbùgùshēn, [奮不顧身], to dash on bravely with no thought of personal safety (idiom); undaunted by dang...
        bùgǎndāng, [不敢當], lit. I dare not (accept the honor); fig. I don't deserve your praise/you flatter...
        bùkěnìzhuǎn, [不可逆轉], irreversible
        bùyóude, can't help/cannot but
        ruòbùjīnfēng, [弱不禁風], too weak to stand up to the wind (idiom); extremely delicate/fragile state of he...
        guǒzúbùqián, to stand still without advancing (idiom); to hesitate and hold back
        láilìbùmíng, [來歷不明], of unknown origin
        
        bùwú, [不無], not without
        hǎojǐngbùcháng, [好景不長], a good thing doesn't last forever (idiom)
        zīzībùjuàn, lit. diligent and never slacking (idiom); continuous concentrated effort/assiduo...
        jiǒngránbùtóng, widely different/utterly different
        wújiānbùcuī, [無堅不摧], no stronghold one cannot overcome (idiom); to conquer every obstacle/nothing one...
        
        bùwùzhèngyè, [不務正業], not to engage in honest work/to ignore one's proper occupation/not to attend to ...
        
        mìbùkěfēn, inextricably linked (idiom)/inseparable
        shìbùguòsān, [事不過三], a thing should not be attempted more than three times (idiom)/don't repeat the s...
        bùkěmómiè, [不可磨滅], indelible
        cóngróngbùpò, [從容不迫], calm/unruffled
        jīnbuqǐ, to be unable to stand
        dǎbàobùpíng, to come to the aid of sb suffering an injustice/to fight for justice/also writte...
        dàyánbùcán, [大言不慚], to boast shamelessly/to talk big
        bùjiǎsīsuǒ, to act without taking time to think (idiom); to react instantly/to fire from the...
        bùdéyǐérwéizhī, [不得已而為之], to have no other choice/to be the last resort
        bùbǐ, unlike
        bùxiūbiānfú, [不修邊幅], not care about one's appearance (idiom)/slovenly in dress and manner
        kèbùrónghuǎn, [刻不容緩], to brook no delay/to demand immediate action
        yōngjǐbùkān, [擁擠不堪], overcrowded/jam-packed
        bùshēngbùxiǎng, [不聲不響], wordless and silent (idiom); without speaking/taciturn
        débùchángshī, [得不償失], the gains do not make up for the losses (idiom)
        zhuìzhuìbùān, to be on tenterhooks (idiom)/to be anxious and frightened
        bùxūcǐxíng, [不虛此行], the trip has not been made in vain/the trip has been well worthwhile/it's been a...
        
        bājiǔbùlíshí, [八九不離十], pretty close/very near/about right
        
        
        bùlùshēngsè, [不露聲色], not show one's feeling or intentions
        
        gōngbùyìngqiú, [供不應求], supply does not meet demand
        zàisuǒbùcí, [在所不辭], not to refuse to (idiom)/not to hesitate to
        bùshīwéi, [不失為], can still be considered (to be...)/may after all be accepted as
        shēnbùkěcè, [深不可測], deep and unmeasurable (idiom); unfathomable depths/incomprehensible/enigmatic an...
        hélèérbùwéi, [何樂而不為], What can you have against it? (idiom)/We should do this./Go for it!
        jǔqíbùdìng, [舉棋不定], to hesitate over what move to make (idiom); to waver/to shilly-shally
        
        bùsānbùsì, dubious/shady/neither one thing nor the other/neither fish nor fowl/nondescript
        shuǐtǔbùfú, not acclimatized
        mánbùjiǎnglǐ, [蠻不講理], completely unreasonable
        
        fènfènbùpíng, [憤憤不平], to feel indignant/to feel aggrieved
        kǔbùkānyán, to suffer unspeakable misery/indescribably painful/hellish
        shíbùwǒdài, [時不我待], time and tide wait for no man (idiom)
        chàbùlí, [差不離], not much different/similar/ordinary/nearly
        bùgān, unreconciled to/not resigned to/unwilling
        bànshēnbùsuì, paralysis of one side of the body/hemiplegia
        cùncǎobùshēng, lit. not even a blade of grass grows (idiom)/fig. barren
        
        húnránbùzhī, [渾然不知], to be totally oblivious (to sth)/to have no idea about sth
        kūxiàobùdé, lit. not to know whether to laugh or cry (idiom)/both funny and extremely embarr...
        zhōngzhēnbùyú, [忠貞不渝], unswerving in one's loyalty (idiom); faithful and constant
        chèyèbùmián, [徹夜不眠], to be sleepless all night
        péibúshi, [賠不是], to apologize
        
        wúsuǒbùwéi, [無所不為], not stopping at anything/all manner of evil
        bùzìliàng, not take a proper measure of oneself/to overrate one's own abilities
        bùkětóngrìéryǔ, [不可同日而語], lit. mustn't speak of two things on the same day (idiom); not to be mentioned in...
        
        bùhánérlì, [不寒而慄], shiver all over though not cold/tremble with fear/shudder
        bùmíngbùbái, obscure/dubious/shady
        bùwàihū, nothing else but
        shíbùzàilái, [時不再來], Time that has passed will never come back. (idiom)
        jīngjiǔbùshuāi, [經久不衰], unfailing/never-ending
        wěimǐbùzhèn, dispirited and listless (idiom); downcast
        liùqīnbùrèn, [六親不認], not recognizing one's family (idiom); self-centered and not making any allowance...
        bùlíng, [不靈], not work/be ineffective
        bùmiǎn, inevitably
        
        bùdéyàolǐng, [不得要領], to fail to grasp the main points
        jūxīnbùliáng, to harbor evil intentions (idiom)
        gāobùkěpān, too high to reach (idiom); eminent and unapproachable
        
        Bùláiméi, [不來梅], Bremen (city)
        júcùbùān, ill at ease/uncomfortable
        huàbùtóujī, [話不投機], the conversation is disagreeable (idiom)
        
        bùmóuérhé, [不謀而合], to agree without prior consultation/to happen to hold the same view
        bùcíláokǔ, [不辭勞苦], to spare no effort
        mìérbùxuān, [祕而不宣], to withhold information/to keep sth secret
        
        shìbùyíchí, [事不宜遲], the matter should not be delayed/there's no time to lose
        yìngjiēbùxiá, [應接不暇], more than one can attend to (idiom)/deluged (with inquiries etc)/overwhelmed (by...
        jiānrènbùbá, [堅韌不拔], firm and indomitable (idiom); tenacious and unyielding
        jíbùkěnài, unable to wait
        shuǐxièbùtōng, [水洩不通], lit. not one drop can trickle through (idiom); fig. impenetrable (crowd, traffic...
        hàirénbùqiǎn, [害人不淺], to cause a lot of trouble/to inflict much suffering
        měibùshèngshōu, [美不勝收], nothing more beautiful can be imagined (idiom)
        jiēliánbùduàn, [接連不斷], in unbroken succession (idiom)
        bùhuāngbùmáng, calm and unhurried (idiom); composed/to take matters calmly
        
        bùqīéryù, meet by chance/have a chance encounter
        
        gùbude, [顧不得], unable to change sth/unable to deal with
        
        rěbuqǐ, can't afford to offend/dare not provoke/difficult to deal with/insufferable
        
        lǚjiànbùxiān, [屢見不鮮], a common occurrence (idiom)
        láilùbùmíng, [來路不明], unidentified origin/no-one knows where it comes from/of dubious background
        míhuòbùjiě, to feel puzzled
        bùfǎfènzǐ, lawbreakers/offenders
        
        qièérbùshě, [鍥而不捨], to chip away at a task and not abandon it (idiom); to chisel away at sth/to pers...
        bǎitīngbùyàn, [百聽不厭], worth hearing a hundred times
        lěngbudīng, suddenly/by surprise
        
        bùkěyúyuè, impassable/insurmountable/insuperable
        lèbùkězhī, [樂不可支], overjoyed (idiom); as pleased as punch
        bùkěyīshì, to consider oneself unexcelled in the world/to be insufferably arrogant
        bùdǒngzhuāngdǒng, [不懂裝懂], to pretend to understand when you don't
        wèisuōbùqián, [畏縮不前], to shrink back in fear (idiom); too cowardly to advance
        míngbùfùshí, [名不副實], the name does not reflect the reality (idiom); more in name than in fact/Reality...
        yīyībùshě, [依依不捨], reluctant to part (idiom); broken-hearted at having to leave
        
        
        Měisuǒbùdámǐyà, [美索不達米亞], Mesopotamia
        bǎisībùdéqíjiě, see 百思不解[bǎi sī bù jiě]
        
        bùyībùráo, [不依不饒], not to overlook, nor spare (idiom); unwilling to forgive/to treat severely witho...
        
        bànshēngbùshóu, underripe/half-cooked/(fig.) not mastered (of a technique)/clumsy/halting
        
        bùyīhuì, [不一會], soon
        jīngbuzhù, [經不住], to be unable to bear
        guòyóubùjí, [過猶不及], too far is as bad as not enough (idiom, from the Analects)
        kěwàngérbùkějí, in sight but unattainable (idiom)/inaccessible
        bùliào, unexpectedly/to one's surprise
        bùjū, not stick to/not confine oneself to/whatever
        bùxiāo, to not need/needless (to say)
        bùwài, not beyond the scope of/nothing more than
        
        
        bùbáizhīyuān, unrighted wrong/unredressed injustice
        
        zìkuìbùrú, ashamed of being inferior (idiom)/to feel inferior to others
        bùkěgūliàng, inestimable/incalculable/beyond measure
        bùhánhu, unambiguous/unequivocal/explicit/prudent/cautious/not negligent/unafraid/unhesit...
        bùzhìkěfǒu, decline to comment/not express an opinion/be noncommittal/hedge
        fángbùshèngfáng, [防不勝防], you can't guard against it (idiom)/impossible to defend effectively/not much one...
        bùgōngzìpò, (of a rumor etc) to collapse (in the light of facts etc)/to be discredited
        
        bùcíxīnkǔ, [不辭辛苦], to make nothing of hardships
        wúbù, [無不], none lacking/none missing/everything is there/everyone without exception
        bùjiǎndāngnián, [不減當年], (of one's skills, appearance etc) not to have deteriorated a bit/to be as (good,...
        mòbù, none doesn't/there is none who isn't/everyone
        nìngsǐbùqū, [寧死不屈], rather die than submit (idiom)
        shuōbushàng, [說不上], to be unable to say or tell/to not be worth mentioning
        huāngdànbùjīng, [荒誕不經], absurd/preposterous/ridiculous
        guǎbùdízhòng, [寡不敵眾], the few are no match for the many/heavily outnumbered/facing impossible odds (id...
        yùsùzébùdá, [欲速則不達], lit. to want sth in haste, but cannot get there (idiom, from Analects); more has...
        hébùlǒngzuǐ, [合不攏嘴], unable to conceal one's happiness, amazement, shock etc/grinning from ear to ear...
        bùtòngbùyǎng, [不痛不癢], lit. doesn't hurt, doesn't tickle (idiom); sth is wrong, but not quite sure what...
        
        
        mòbùzuòshēng, [默不作聲], to keep silent
        bùdǎowēng, roly-poly toy/tilting doll/tumbler
        bùshuāi, unfailing/never weakening/enduring/unstoppable
        chǔbiànbùjīng, [處變不驚], to remain calm in the face of events (idiom)
        
        
        bùjìngérzǒu, [不脛而走], to get round fast/to spread like wildfire
        
        bùchì, just as/no less than/like (sth momentous)/as good as/tantamount to
        Bùdān, Bhutan
        bùjūxiǎojié, [不拘小節], to not bother about trifles (idiom)
        shuōyībùèr, [說一不二], to say one and mean just that (idiom); to keep one's word
        chuānliúbùxī, the stream flows without stopping (idiom); unending flow
        bùjūn, uneven/distributed unevenly
        bǎizhànbùdài, [百戰不殆], to come unscathed through a hundred battles (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War...
        
        bùkěkànglì, unpredictable eventuality/unpreventable/unavoidable/impossible to overcome/nothi...
        bǎizhébùnáo, [百折不撓], to keep on fighting in spite of all setbacks (idiom)/to be undaunted by repeated...
        huàntāngbùhuànyào, [換湯不換藥], different broth but the same old medicine (idiom); a change in name only/a chang...
        léidǎbùdòng, [雷打不動], not shaken by thunder (idiom); the arrangements are unalterable/to adhere rigidl...
        zìqiángbùxī, [自強不息], to strive unremittingly/self-improvement
        
        
        
        
        rěnjùnbùjīn, cannot help laughing/unable to restrain a smile
        xīnyǒuyúérlìbùzú, [心有餘而力不足], the will is there, but not the strength (idiom)/the spirit is willing but the fl...
        quēyībùkě, not a single one is dispensable/can't do without either
        bùkězhōngrì, [不可終日], to be unable to carry on even for a single day/to be in a desperate situation
        
        ànnàbuzhù, to be unable to hold back
忿忿         fènfènbùpíng, variant of 憤憤不平|愤愤不平[fèn fèn bù píng]
        bùxiào, (literary) unlike one's parents/degenerate/unworthy
        dànìbùdào, disgraceful (of behavior that is unfilial, rebellious or otherwise in grave brea...
        cēncībùqí, [參差不齊], (idiom) variable/uneven/irregular
        bùyuǎnqiānlǐ, [不遠千里], make light of traveling a thousand li/go to the trouble of traveling a long dist...
        
        bùyùzhèng, sterility/barrenness
        lěngbufáng, unexpectedly/suddenly/at unawares/off guard/against expectations
        bùfú, not to accept sth/to want to have sth overruled or changed/to refuse to obey or ...
        
        bùyùnzhèng, female infertility
        
        yàobude, intolerable/unacceptable
        bùzúwéiguài, [不足為怪], not at all surprising (idiom)
        shíbùguǒfù, lit. food not filling the stomach (idiom)/fig. poverty-stricken
        
        bùdérénxīn, not to enjoy popular support/to be unpopular
        gāngzhèngbùē, [剛正不阿], upright and plainspoken
        shàngliángbùzhèngxiàliángwāi, lit. If the upper beam is not straight, the lower beam will be crooked (idiom); ...
        
        lèbùsīShǔ, [樂不思蜀], indulge in pleasure and forget home and duty (idiom)
        zìbùliànglì, to overestimate one's capabilities (idiom)
        hùbùxiāngràng, [互不相讓], neither giving way to the other
        bǎodāobùlǎo, [寶刀不老], lit. a good sword always remains sharp (idiom)/fig. (of one's skills etc) to be ...
        suànbùdé, not count as
        
        shígǔbùhuà, to swallow ancient learning without digesting it (idiom)/to be pedantic without ...
        tīngérbùwén, [聽而不聞], to hear but not react (idiom); to turn a deaf ear/to ignore deliberately
        xiǎngbukāi, [想不開], cannot figure out/to be unable to take a lighter view/to take things too hard/to...
        luòyìbùjué, [絡繹不絕], continuously; in an endless stream (idiom)
        shūbùzhī, little imagined/scarcely realized
        chóuchúbùqián, [躊躇不前], to hesitate to move forward/to hesitate/to hold back
        liànliànbùshě, [戀戀不捨], reluctant to part
        
        
        
        mínbùliáoshēng, The people have no way to make a living (idiom, from Record of the Grand Histori...
        háobùkèqi, [毫不客氣], no trace of politeness/unrestrained (criticism)
        
        liánxùbùduàn, [連續不斷], continuous/unceasing
        
        
        
        bǎiwénbùrúyījiàn, [百聞不如一見], seeing once is better than hearing a hundred times (idiom); seeing for oneself i...
        mángbùdié, hurriedly/in haste
        bùyì, unexpectedly/unawareness/unpreparedness
        cùbùjífáng, to be caught off guard/without warning
        
        zhǐshuōbùzuò, [只說不做], to be all talk and no action
        bùshèngméijǔ, [不勝枚舉], too numerous to mention individually or one by one
        
        bùyuēértóng, [不約而同], to agree by chance (idiom); taking the same action without prior consultation
        
        bùjuéyúěr, [不絕於耳], (of sound) to never stop/to fall incessantly on the ear/to linger on
        zàntànbùyǐ, [贊嘆不已], to be full of praise (idiom)
        miánmiánbùjué, [綿綿不絕], continuous/endless
        bùrěn, cannot bear to/disturbed
        
        chībukāi, [吃不開], be unpopular/won't work
        yánbùjíyì, [言不及義], to talk nonsense (idiom)/frivolous talk
        huábulái, [划不來], not worth it
        
        shìbùliǎnglì, [勢不兩立], the two cannot exist together (idiom); irreconcilable differences/incompatible s...
        xiāntiānbùzú, congenital deficiency/inherent weakness
        bùzhēng, [不爭], widely known/incontestable/undeniable/to not strive for/to not contend for
        
        
        huǐbùdāngchū, [悔不當初], to regret one's past deeds (idiom)
        
        bàobùpíng, to be outraged by an injustice
        míngwánbùlíng, [冥頑不靈], stupid/stubborn/pigheaded
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        jiéàobùxùn, [桀驁不馴], arrogant and obstinate (idiom)/unyielding
        bùxiángzhīzhào, bad omen
        
        
        
        yībìngbùqǐ, to fall gravely ill, never to recover (idiom)
        
        
        bùbēibùkàng, neither servile nor overbearing (idiom)/neither obsequious nor supercilious
        
        lǚjiàobùgǎi, [屢教不改], lit. not to change, despite repeated admonition/incorrigible/unrepentant
        
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        zìbùbìshuō, [自不必說], to not need dwell on (idiom)
        bùyánbùyǔ, [不言不語], to not say a word (idiom)/to keep silent
        bùsuì, to fail/to fail to materialize/not to get one's way
        
        bùzhānguō, [不粘鍋], non-stick pan
        yèbùbìhù, [夜不閉戶], lit. doors not locked at night (idiom); fig. stable society
        míngbùfúshí, [名不符實], the name does not correspond to reality (idiom); it doesn't live up to its reput...
        guǒbùqírán, just as expected/told you so
        
        
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        shǒubùshìjuàn, [手不釋卷], lit. always with a book in hand (idiom)/fig. (of a student or scholar) diligent ...
        
        bǎiniánbùyù, only met with once every hundred years (drought, flood etc)
        bùgānjìmò, unwilling to remain lonely or idle/unwilling to be left out
        bùkěfēngē, inalienable/unalienable/inseparable/indivisible
        āotūbùpíng, uneven (surface)/bumpy (road)
        bùdìngshì, infinitive (grammar)
        
        qímàobùyáng, [其貌不揚], (idiom) nothing special to look at/unprepossessing
        bùguòěrěr, [不過爾爾], not more than so-so (idiom); mediocre/nothing out of the ordinary
        
        bùshíshíwù, [不識時務], to show no understanding of the times (idiom); cannot adapt to current circumsta...
        rénxīnbùgǔ, the men of today are sadly degenerated (idiom)
        míngbùpíng, [鳴不平], to cry out against injustice/to protest unfairness
        jiānqiángbùqū, [堅強不屈], staunch and unyielding (idiom); steadfast
        hēibùliūqiū, dark and swarthy
        
        sānbùguǎn, of undetermined status/unregulated
        
        
        
        wúsuǒbùbāo, [無所不包], not excluding anything/all-inclusive
        
        bùyàyú, [不亞於], no less than/not inferior to
        
        ruìbùkědāng, [銳不可當], unstoppable/hard to hold back
        yánchéngbùdài, [嚴懲不貸], to punish severely (idiom)
        jiānrěnbùbá, [堅忍不拔], fortitude
        xiāngchíbùxià, at a stalemate/deadlocked/in unrelenting mutual opposition
        
        bùgānshìruò, not to be outdone
        
        shǐzhōngbùyú, [始終不渝], unswerving/unflinching
        
        
        yībùbìtǐ, [衣不蔽體], lit. clothes not covering the body (idiom)/fig. poverty-stricken
        
        
        
        
        bùmíngyù, [不名譽], disreputable/disgraceful
        
        
        
        yǔyānbùxiáng, [語焉不詳], to mention sth without elaborating (idiom); not giving details
        cùnbùbùràng, [寸步不讓], (idiom) not to yield an inch
        fēnwénbùqǔ, to give for free
        bùlúnbùlèi, [不倫不類], out of place/inappropriate/incongruous
        láibudé, [來不得], cannot allow (to be present)/cannot admit
        bùguǎnsānqīèrshíyī, regardless of the consequences/recklessly relying on a hopelessly optimistic for...
        
        bǎobuqí, [保不齊], more likely than not/quite possible/on the cards
        
        bùxiàyú, as many as/no less than/not inferior to/as good as/on a par with
        bùdìngguàncí, [不定冠詞], indefinite article (e.g. English a, an)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        lìsuǒbùjí, beyond one's power (to do sth)
        
        bìbùkěquē, see 必不可少[bì bù kě shǎo]
        
        niùbuguò, [拗不過], can't persuade/unable to make (sb) change their mind/unable to resist (sb)
        bùyī, not to comply/not to go along with/not to let off easily/not to let sb get away ...
        wéifùbùrén, [為富不仁], the benevolent man cannot be rich (idiom, from Mencius). It is easier for a came...
        fēngmǎniúbùxiāngjí, [風馬牛不相及], to be completely unrelated to one another (idiom)/irrelevant
        zhāobùbǎoxī, at dawn, not sure of lasting to evening (idiom); precarious state/imminent crisi...
        bùcái, untalented/I/me (humble)
        
        jǔbùshèngjǔ, [舉不勝舉], too numerous to list (idiom); innumerable
        yúxīnbùrěn, [於心不忍], can't bear to
        
        huībuliūqiū, see 灰不溜丟|灰不溜丢[huī bu liū diū]
        
        
        
        
        
        màotiānxiàzhīdàbùwěi, [冒天下之大不韙], see 冒大不韙|冒大不韪[mào dà bù wěi]
        
        
        
        
        
        mòbùshì, probably/perhaps/could it be that...?
        
        
        zhuóěrbùqún, [卓爾不群], standing above the common crowd (idiom); outstanding/excellent and unrivaled
        
        
        bùdéjìn, [不得勁], awkward/unhandy/be indisposed/not feel well
        
        xīnshénbùān, to feel ill at ease
        bùwèiqiángbào, [不畏強暴], not to submit to force (idiom); to defy threats and violence
        jiānzhēnbùyú, [堅貞不渝], unyielding integrity (idiom); unwavering
        bìngxíngbùbèi, [並行不悖], to run in parallel without hindrance/not mutually exclusive/two processes can be...
        
        diānpūbùpò, [顛撲不破], solid/irrefutable/incontrovertible/indisputable/unbreakable
        fànbushàng, see 犯不著|犯不着[fàn bu zháo]
        shìbùkědāng, [勢不可當], impossible to resist (idiom); an irresistible force
        shēngbùféngshí, [生不逢時], born at the wrong time (idiom); unlucky (esp. to complain about one's fate)/born...
        jiàokǔbudié, to complain without stopping (idiom); to bitch endlessly/incessant grievances
        dōngbùlā, Dombra or Tambura, Kazakh plucked lute
        duōyīshìbùrúshǎoyīshì, it is better to avoid unnecessary trouble (idiom)/the less complications the bet...
        wànbiànbùlíqízōng, [萬變不離其宗], many superficial changes but no departure from the original stand (idiom); plus ...
        
        
        bùkěmíngzhuàng, [不可名狀], indescribable/beyond description
        dāngrénbùràng, [當仁不讓], to be unwilling to pass on one's responsibilities to others
        
        bùguòyì, [不過意], to be sorry/to feel apologetic
        
        àilǐbùlǐ, [愛理不理], to look cold and indifferent/standoffish
        
        shíjīnbùmèi, to pick up money and not hide it (idiom); to return property to its owner
        jūgāobùxià, (of prices, rates etc) to remain high
        
        
        
        kǎnkěbùpíng, potholed and bumpy road (idiom); fig. full of disappointment and dashed hopes
        
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        zhǐjiànshùmùbùjiànsēnlín, [只見樹木不見森林], unable to see the wood for the trees/fig. only able to see isolated details, and...

        jiǎnshǎo, [減少], to lessen/to decrease/to reduce/to lower
        jiǎnféi, [減肥], to lose weight
        jiǎn, [減], to lower/to decrease/to reduce/to subtract/to diminish
        jiǎnqīng, [減輕], to lighten/to ease/to alleviate
        jiǎnsù, [減速], to reduce speed/to slow down/to take it easy
        xuējiǎn, [削減], to cut down/to reduce/to lower
        jiǎnruò, [減弱], to weaken/to fall off
        jiǎndiào, [減掉], to subtract/to lose (weight)
        jiǎnjià, [減價], to cut prices/to discount/to mark down/price cutting
        jiǎnmàn, [減慢], to slow down
        jiǎnqù, [減去], minus/to subtract
        jiǎnyā, [減壓], to reduce pressure/to relax
        jiǎnxíng, [減刑], to reduce penalty/shortened or commuted (judicial) sentence
        suōjiǎn, [縮減], to cut/to reduce
        jiǎnhuǎn, [減緩], to slow down/to retard
        jiǎnbàn, [減半], to reduce by half
退         jiǎntuì, [減退], to ebb/to go down/to decline
        jiǎnshuì, [減稅], tax cut
        jiǎnxiǎo, [減小], to reduce/to decrease/to diminish
        tōugōngjiǎnliào, [偷工減料], to skimp on the job and stint on materials (idiom)/jerry-building/sloppy work
        jiǎndī, [減低], to lower/to reduce
        jiǎnmiǎn, [減免], to reduce or waive (taxes, punishment, rent, tuition etc)
        shuāijiǎn, [衰減], to weaken/to attenuate
        cáijiǎn, [裁減], to reduce/to lessen/to cut down
        dìjiǎn, [遞減], progressively decreasing/gradually falling/in descending order
        shānjiǎn, [刪減], to abridge (a text)/to edit out (of a movie)/to cut back (a budget, a curriculum...
        
        jiǎnfǎ, [減法], subtraction
        bùjiǎndāngnián, [不減當年], (of one's skills, appearance etc) not to have deteriorated a bit/to be as (good,...
        jiǎnzhènqì, [減震器], shock-absorber
        jiǎnfù, [減負], to alleviate a burden on sb
        
        
        yǒuzēngwújiǎn, [有增無減], to increase without letup/to get worse and worse (idiom)
        jiǎnzhèn, [減震], shock absorption/damping
        
        zēngjiǎn, [增減], to add or subtract/to increase or decrease/to go up or go down
        jiǎnsùqì, [減速器], moderator/reducer (mechanical gearbox)
        
        
        
        jiǎnhào, [減號], minus sign - (math.)
        ruìjiǎn, [銳減], steep decline
        
        jiǎnzū, [減租], to reduce rent
        

        dāng/dàng, [噹]/[當], (onom.) dong/ding dong (bell), to be/to act as/manage/withstand/when/during/ough...
        dāngrán, [當然], only natural/as it should be/certainly/of course/without doubt
        dāngshí/dàngshí, [當時], then/at that time/while, at once/right away
        xiāngdāng, [相當], equivalent to/appropriate/considerably/to a certain extent/fairly/quite
        dàngzuò, [當作], to treat as/to regard as
        dàngchéng, [當成], to consider as/to take to be
        dāngdì, [當地], local
        dāngzhōng, [當中], among/in the middle/in the center
        dāngshìrén, [當事人], persons involved or implicated/party (to an affair)
        dāngchū, [當初], at that time/originally
        dāngxīn, [當心], to take care/to look out
        Yàdāng, [亞當], Adam
        dāngwǎn/dàngwǎn, [當晚], on that evening, the same evening
        dāngnián/dàngnián, [當年], in those days/then/in those years/during that time, that very same year
        zhèngdāng/zhèngdàng, [正當], timely/just (when needed), honest/reasonable/fair/sensible
        měidāng, [每當], whenever/every time/on every
        shìdàng, [適當], suitable/appropriate
        dàngzhēn, [當真], to take seriously/serious/No joking, really!
        yīngdāng, [應當], should/ought to
        dāngtiān/dàngtiān, [當天], on that day, the same day
        qiàdàng, [恰當], appropriate/suitable
        dāngchǎng, [當場], at the scene/on the spot
        dāngmiàn, [當面], to sb's face/in sb's presence
        dāngjú, [當局], authorities
        dāngxuǎn, [當選], to be elected/to be selected
        lǐsuǒdāngrán, [理所當然], as it should be by rights (idiom); proper and to be expected as a matter of cour...
        dàngzuò, [當做], to treat as/to regard as/to look upon as
        gòudàng, [勾當], shady business
        dāngqián, [當前], current/today's/modern/present/to be facing (us)
        shàngdàng, [上當], taken in (by sb's deceit)/to be fooled/to be duped
        tuǒdang, [妥當], appropriate/proper/ready
        dāngbīng, [當兵], to serve in the army/to be a soldier
        dāngjīn, [當今], current/present/now/nowadays
        
        bùdàng, [不當], unsuitable/improper/inappropriate
        Màidāngláo, [麥當勞], MacDonald or McDonald (name)/McDonald's (fast food company)
        dāngbān, [當班], to work one's shift
        dāngzhòng, [當眾], in public/in front of everybody
        dāngzhe, [當著], in front of/in the presence of
        chōngdāng, [充當], to serve as/to act as/to play the role of
        dīngdāng, [叮噹], (onom.) ding dong/jingling of bells/clanking sound
        zhèngdàngfángwèi, [正當防衛], reasonable self-defense/legitimate defense
        dāngdài, [當代], the present age/the contemporary era
        hángdang, [行當], profession/role (acting)
        dāndāng, [擔當], to take upon oneself/to assume
        dāngxià, [當下], immediately/at once/at that moment/at the moment
        zhíjiéliǎodàng, [直截了當], direct and plainspoken (idiom); blunt/straightforward
便         biàndāng, [便當], convenient/handy/easy/bento (a meal in a partitioned box)/lunchbox
        dàngpù, [當舖], pawn shop/CL:家[jiā],間|间[jiān]
        dédàng, [得當], appropriate/suitable
        jiādàng, [家當], familial property/belongings
        diǎndàng, [典當], to pawn/pawnshop
        dāngwùzhījí, [當務之急], top priority job/matter of vital importance
        dāngzhīwúkuì, [當之無愧], fully deserving, without any reservations (idiom); entirely worthy (of a title, ...
        Yàdāngsī, [亞當斯], Adams
        Màidāngnà, [麥當娜], Madonna (1958-), US pop singer
        dāngtóu/dàngtou, [當頭], coming right into one's face/imminent/to put first, (coll.) pledge/surety
        
        xiǎngdāngrán, [想當然], to take sth for granted
        
        lìngdāngbiélùn, [另當別論], to treat differently/another cup of tea
        dāngjiā, [當家], to manage the household/to be the one in charge of the family/to call the shots/...
        dāngrì/dàngrì, [當日], on that day, that very day/the same day
        dāngdāng/Dāngdāng/dàngdàng, [噹噹]/[當當], (onom.) ding dong, Dangdang (online retailer), to pawn
        xiāngdāngyú, [相當於], equivalent to
        
        
        qígǔxiāngdāng, [旗鼓相當], lit. two armies have equivalent banners and drums (idiom); fig. evenly matched/r...
        dāngquán, [當權], to hold power
        dāngquánzhě, [當權者], ruler/those in power/the authorities
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        kòngdāng, [空當], gap/interval
        wěndang, [穩當], reliable/secure/stable/firm
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        dīngdīngdāngdāng, [叮叮噹噹], (onom.) ding dong/jingling of bells/clanking sound
        yīmǎdāngxiān, [一馬當先], to take the lead
        shǒudāngqíchōng, [首當其衝], to bear the brunt
        shīdàng, [失當], inappropriate/improper
        bùgǎndāng, [不敢當], lit. I dare not (accept the honor); fig. I don't deserve your praise/you flatter...
        xiǎngdāngdāng, [響噹噹], resounding/loud/well known/famous
        
        dāngjí, [當即], at once/on the spot
        dāngjīlìduàn, [當機立斷], to make prompt decisions (idiom)
        
        dāngshì/dàngshì, [當事], to be in charge/to be confronted (with a matter)/involved (in some matter), to c...
        dāngdào, [當道], in the middle of the road/to be in the way/to hold power/(fig.) to predominate/t...
        lǐdāng, [理當], should/ought
        
        
        
        
        dāngzhèng, [當政], to come to power/to hold power/in office
        dāngr, [當兒], the very moment/just then/during (that brief interval)
        dāngliàng, [當量], equivalent/yield
        lǎodāngyìzhuàng, [老當益壯], old but vigorous (idiom); hale and hearty despite the years
        
        dāngyuè/dàngyuè, [當月], on that month, the same month
        
        
        dúdāngyīmiàn, [獨當一面], to assume personal responsibility (idiom); to take charge of a section
        
        méndānghùduì, [門當戶對], the families are well-matched in terms of social status (idiom)/(of a prospectiv...
        
        bùjiǎndāngnián, [不減當年], (of one's skills, appearance etc) not to have deteriorated a bit/to be as (good,...
        
        guāngdāng, [咣當], crash/bang
        
        dāngjiāzuòzhǔ, [當家作主], to be in charge in one's own house (idiom)/to be the master of one's own affairs
        
        
        
        
        dāngyè/dàngyè, [當夜], on that night, that very night/the same night
        huǐbùdāngchū, [悔不當初], to regret one's past deeds (idiom)
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        dāngshìzhě, [當事者], the person involved/the people holding power
        
        
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        dàdídāngqián, [大敵當前], facing a powerful enemy (idiom); fig. confronting grave difficulties/Enemy at th...
        mǎndāngdāng, [滿當當], brim full/completely packed
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        ruìbùkědāng, [銳不可當], unstoppable/hard to hold back
        mǎnmǎndāngdāng, [滿滿當當], brim full/completely packed
        zhèngdāngzhōng, [正當中], right in the midpoint/a bull's eye/to hit the nail on the head
        
        
        
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        shìbùkědāng, [勢不可當], impossible to resist (idiom); an irresistible force
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        dāngrénbùràng, [當仁不讓], to be unwilling to pass on one's responsibilities to others
        tíngdàng, [停當], settled/accomplished/ready
        
        
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        Nián/nián, [秊], surname Nian, year/CL:個|个[gè], grain/harvest (old)/variant of 年[nián]
        niánqīng, [年輕], young
        qùnián, last year
        jīnnián, this year
        niándài, a decade of a century (e.g. the Sixties)/age/era/period/CL:個|个[gè]
        niánqīngrén, [年輕人], young people/youngster
        niánjí, [年級], grade/year (in school, college etc)/CL:個|个[gè]
        niánjì, [年紀], age/CL:把[bǎ],個|个[gè]
        niánlíng, [年齡], (a person's) age/CL:把[bǎ],個|个[gè]
        měinián, every year/each year/yearly
        míngnián, next year
        chéngniánrén, adult person
        zhōunián, [週年], anniversary/annual
        xīnnián, New Year/CL:個|个[gè]
        dāngnián/dàngnián, [當年], in those days/then/in those years/during that time, that very same year
        qīngshàonián, adolescent/youth/teenager
        niándù, year (e.g. school year, fiscal year)/annual
        shàonián, early youth/youngster/(literary) youth/young man
        tóngnián, childhood
        qīngnián, youth/youthful years/young person/the young
        
        
        qiānnián, millennium
        niántóu, [年頭], start of the year/whole year/a particular year/period/days/epoch/a year's harves...
        zhōngnián, middle age
        chéngnián, to grow to adulthood/fully grown/the whole year
        wèichéngnián, underage
        niánzhǎng, [年長], senior
        wèichéngniánrén, minor (i.e. person under 18)
        niánjiàn, [年鑑], annual report/yearbook/almanac
        chénnián, [陳年], old/stored for many years
        lǎoniánrén, old people/the elderly
        lǎonián, elderly/old age/autumn of one's years
        jiāniánhuá, [嘉年華], carnival (loanword)
        guāngnián, light-year
        niánfen, particular year/certain year/given year
        niányòu, young/underage
        
        
        bǎinián, hundred years/century/lifetime
        
        gēngniánqī, menopause/andropause
        
        niánfùyīnián, [年復一年], over the years/year after year
        niánlǎo, aged
        niánqīng, youthful
        lǎoniánchīdāizhèng, [老年痴獃症], senile dementia/Alzheimer's disease
        niánshào, young/junior
        
        niánxīn, annual salary
        xuénián, [學年], academic year
        niándǐ, the end of the year/year-end
        wǎnnián, one's later years
        shàoniánfàn, young criminal/juvenile delinquent
        tóngnián, the same year
        niánhuá, [年華], years/time/age
        zǎonián, early years/adolescence
        
        
        niánmài, [年邁], old/aged
        wǎngnián, in former years/in previous years
        yīngniánzǎoshì, to die an untimely death (idiom)/to be cut off in one's prime
        
        niánnián, year after year/yearly/every year/annually
        qiánnián, the year before last
        niánzhōng, [年終], end of the year
        guònián, [過年], to celebrate the Chinese New Year
        yòunián, childhood/infancy
        quánnián, the whole year/all year long
        dùrìrúnián, a day drags past like a year (idiom); time hangs heavy/time crawls when one is w...
        niánsuì, [年歲], years of age/age
        chángnián, all year round/for years on end/average year
        niányuè, months and year/time/days of one's life
        xiǎoqīngnián, young person/youngster
        niánqīngyǒuwéi, [年輕有為], young and promising
        niánqīnglìzhuàng, [年輕力壯], young and vigorous (idiom)
        niángāo, nian gao, New Year cake, typically a sweet, steamed cake made with glutinous ric...
        biānniánshǐ, [編年史], annals/chronicle
        
        xiànnián, [現年], (a person's) current age
        xiǎngnián, to live to the (ripe) age of
        láinián, [來年], next year/the coming year
        wànniánqīng, [萬年青], Nippon lily (Rohdea japonica)
        niánqián, before the end of the year/before the new year
        jìnniánlái, [近年來], for the past few years
        qīngniánrén, young person/the young
        
        niánshōurù, annual income
        yíchòuwànnián, [遺臭萬年], to have one's name go down in history as a byword for infamy (idiom)
        niánchū, beginning of the year
        hóunián, Year of the Monkey (e.g. 2004)
        shàngnián, last year
        niánhuì, [年會], annual meeting
        niánmò, end of the year
        
        
        
        zhúnián, year after year/with each passing year/over the years
        Wànnián, [萬年], Wannian county in Shangrao 上饒|上饶, Jiangxi
        yīniándàotóu, [一年到頭], all year round
        
        niánxiàn, age limit/fixed number of years
        
        chángnián, [長年], all the year round
        niánbào, [年報], annual report
        niánjià, annual leave/New Year holidays
        
        yīniánsìjì, all year round
        niánlún, [年輪], annual ring/growth ring
        zhuàngnián, [壯年], lit. robust years/prime of life/summer/able-bodied (fit for military service)/ma...
        xiàbànnián, second half of the year
        
        wǔniánjìhuà, [五年計劃], Five-Year Plan
        
        qīngniántuán, [青年團], youth corps/youth wing of a political party
寿         yánniányìshòu, [延年益壽], to make life longer/to promise longevity/(this product will) extend your life
        bùjiǎndāngnián, [不減當年], (of one's skills, appearance etc) not to have deteriorated a bit/to be as (good,...
        niánjiǔshīxiū, old and in a state of disrepair (idiom)/dilapidated
        tiānnián, natural life span
        duōniánshēng, perennial (of plants)
        zhōngnián, [終年], entire year/throughout the year/age at death
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        liánnián, [連年], successive years/over many years
        bàinián, to pay a New Year call/to wish sb a Happy New Year
        
        chángniánlěiyuè, [長年累月], year in, year out (idiom)/(over) many years
        rùnnián, [閏年], leap year/(lunar calendar) year with a thirteen intercalary month
        
        niánqīnghuà, [年輕化], to make more youthful/to promote younger staff
        
        érlìzhīnián, aged thirty (see 三十而立)
        
        
        
        
        niánjīn, annuity/pension/superannuation
        niánjiān, [年間], in the years of/during those years/period (of dynasty or decade)
        yīniánbànzǎi, [一年半載], about a year
        lìnián, [曆年]/[歷年], calendar year, over the years/bygone years
        ShàoniánGōng, [少年宮], Children's Palace, institution where children can take part in various extracurr...
        
        fēngzhúcánnián, [風燭殘年], one's late days/to have one foot in the grave
        
        
        
        niánzhōngjiǎng, [年終獎], year-end bonus
        chéngniánlěiyuè, year in, year out (idiom)
        liúnián, fleeting time/horoscope for the year
        niánshìyǐgāo, old in years
        niánlì, [年曆], calendar/diary
        
        
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        jìnnián, recent year(s)
        hòunián, [後年], the year after next
        tùnián, Year of the Rabbit (e.g. 2011)
        jìnián, [紀年], to number the years/calendar era/annals/chronicle
        
        
        
        
        
        
        zhōnglǎonián, middle and old age
        zhōnglǎoniánrén, middle-aged and elderly people
        
        bǎiniánbùyù, only met with once every hundred years (drought, flood etc)
        yuánnián, first year of an emperor's reign
        chuímùzhīnián, old age
        
        
        
        gǒunián, Year of the Dog (e.g. 2006)
        shénián, Year of the Snake (e.g. 2001)
        
        dòukòuniánhuá, [豆蔻年華], a girl's teenage years (idiom); maidenhood/a budding beauty
        mònián, the final years (of a regime)
        
        
        niánbiǎo, timeline/chronology/annals/financial year/year
        yángnián, Year of the Ram (e.g. 2003)
        zhūnián, [豬年], Year of the Boar (e.g. 2007)
        shèngnián, the prime of one's life
        
        niánnèi, [年內], during the current year
        niánshì, years of age/age
        niánchǎn, [年產], annual production
        niánxī, annual interest
        hèniánkǎ, [賀年卡], New Year greeting card
        
        
        shàngbànnián, first half (of a year)
        
        niánhuò, [年貨], merchandise sold for Chinese New Year
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        niánguān, [年關], end of the year
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        hǔnián, Year of the Tiger (e.g. 2010)
        
        niánlǎotǐruò, [年老體弱], old and weak (idiom)
        cáinián, [財年], fiscal year/financial year
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        niánhào, [年號], reign title/era name (name for either the entire reign of an emperor or one part...
        
        qùniándǐ, late last year/the end of last year
        
        niánxià, lunar new year
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        jīngniánlěiyuè, [經年累月], for years/over the years
        shàoniánlǎochéng, accomplished though young/lacking youthful vigor
        
        
        dàhòunián, [大後年], three years from now/year after year after next year
        
        
        
        zhèngdāngnián, [正當年], to be in the prime of life
        
        yúnián, [餘年], one's remaining years
        
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