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shìqián in advance
before the event

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        shì, matter/thing/item/work/affair/CL:件[jiàn],樁|桩[zhuāng]
        shìqing, affair/matter/thing/business/CL:件[jiàn],樁|桩[zhuāng]
        gùshì/gùshi, old practice/CL:個|个[gè], narrative/story/tale
        shìshíshàng, [事實上], in fact/in reality/actually/as a matter of fact/de facto/ipso facto
        shìshí, [事實], fact/CL:個|个[gè]
        shìr, [事兒], one's employment/business/matter that needs to be settled/erhua variant of 事[shì...
        shìjiàn, event/happening/incident/CL:個|个[gè]
        hǎoshì/hàoshì, good action, deed, thing or work (also sarcastic, "a fine thing indeed")/charity...
        shìyè, [事業], undertaking/project/activity/(charitable, political or revolutionary) cause/publ...
        shìgù, accident/CL:樁|桩[zhuāng],起[qǐ],次[cì]
        tóngshì, colleague/co-worker/CL:個|个[gè],位[wèi]
        méishìr, [沒事兒], to have spare time/free from work/it's not important/it's nothing/never mind
        méishì, [沒事], it's not important/it's nothing/never mind/to have nothing to do/to be free/to b...
        huàishì, [壞事], to ruin sth/to spoil/to sour/to make things bad/evil deed/bad action/dishonesty/...
        dàshì, major event/major political event (war or change of regime)/major social event (...
        dāngshìrén, [當事人], persons involved or implicated/party (to an affair)
        shìwùsuǒ, [事務所], business office
        shìwù, thing/object/CL:個|个[gè]
        chūshì, to have an accident/to meet with a mishap
        xíngshì, to execute/to handle/behavior/action/conduct
        jūnshì, [軍事], military affairs/military matters/military
        shìxiān, in advance/before the event/beforehand/prior
        běnshì/běnshi, source material/original story, ability/skill
        xiǎoshì, trifle/trivial matter/CL:點|点[diǎn]
        dǒngshìhuì, [董事會], board of directors
        
        gòngshì, to work together
        zuòshì, to work/to handle matters/to have a job
        cóngshì, [從事], to go for/to engage in/to undertake/to deal with/to handle/to do
        
        shìwù, [事務], (political, economic etc) affairs/work/transaction (as in a computer database)
        bànshì, [辦事], to handle (affairs)/to work
        
        
        xíngshì, criminal/penal
        gōngshì, public affairs/official (matters, duties etc)
        chǔnshì, folly
        zhèngshì, one's proper business
        sīshì, personal matters
        wǎngshì, past events/former happenings
        shìtài, [事態], situation/existing state of affairs
        guǎnxiánshì, [管閒事], to meddle/to be a "nosy Parker"/to be too inquisitive about other people's busin...
        guàishì, strange occurrences
        wànshì, [萬事], all things
        yǒushì, to be occupied with sth/to have sth on one's mind/there is something the matter
        chàshì/chāishi, poor/not up to standard, errand/assignment/job/commission/CL:件[jiàn]/see also 差使...
        mínshì, civil case/agricultural affairs/civil
        wúsuǒshìshì, [無所事事], to have nothing to do/to idle one's time away (idiom)
        shìhòu, [事後], after the event/in hindsight/in retrospect
        duōguǎnxiánshì, [多管閒事], meddling in other people's business
        fánshì, everything
        xīnshì, a load on one's mind/worry/CL:宗[zōng],樁|桩[zhuāng]
        shànshì, good deeds
        
        shīshì, to be involved in a crash/accident
        
        píngānwúshì, [平安無事], safe and sound (idiom)
        shìshì, affairs of life/things of the world
        lǐngshìguǎn, [領事館], consulate
        zhàoshì, to cause trouble/to provoke a disturbance
        rénshì, personnel/human resources/human affairs/ways of the world/(euphemism) sexuality/...
        dǒngshì, sensible/thoughtful/intelligent
        shìjì, [事跡], deed/past achievement/important event of the past
        shìshì, everything
        gǎnqíngyòngshì, to act impetuously (idiom); on an impulse
        àishì, [礙事], (usu used in the negative) to be of importance or to matter/to be in the way/to ...
        bùxǐngrénshì, to lose consciousness/unconscious/in a coma
        
        suǒshì, [瑣事], trifle
        shìyí, matters/arrangements
        lìxínggōngshì, routine business/usual practice/mere formality
        rěshì, to cause trouble
        chǔshì, [處事], to handle affairs/to deal with
        yīshìwúchéng, [一事無成], to have achieved nothing/to be a total failure/to get nowhere
        liǎngmǎshì, [兩碼事], two quite different things/another kettle of fish
        wújìyúshì, [無濟於事], to no avail/of no use
        dǒngshì, board member
        nàoshì, [鬧事], to cause trouble/to create a disturbance
        jūnshìjīdì, [軍事基地], military base
        jiùshì, [舊事], old affair/former matter
        bànshìchù, [辦事處], office/agency
        
        jìshìběn, [記事本], notebook/paper notepad/laptop computer
        sàishì, [賽事], competition (e.g. sporting)
        lǐshìhuì, [理事會], council
        
        jìshì, [記事], to keep a record of events/record/to start to form memories (after one's infancy...
        
        shìqián, in advance/before the event
        ruòwúqíshì, [若無其事], as if nothing had happened (idiom); calmly/nonchalantly
        yúshìwúbǔ, [於事無補], unhelpful/useless
        zhìshēnshìwài, not to get involved/to stay out of it
        jūnshìfǎtíng, [軍事法庭], court-martial/military tribunal
        jiāshì, family matters/domestic affairs/housework
        yùnshì, [韻事], poetic occasion/elegant situation/in literature, the cue for a poem
        shìxiàng, [事項], matter/item
        qùshì, entertaining anecdote/interesting story or incident
        
        chǒushì, [醜事], scandal
        lǐngshì, [領事], consul
        
        qǐshì, [啟事], announcement (written, on billboard, letter, newspaper or website)/to post infor...
        shìguān, [事關], to concern/on (some topic)/about/concerning/to have importance for
        hūnshì, wedding/marriage/CL:門|门[mén],樁|桩[zhuāng]
        yàoshì, important matter
        xiánshì, [閑事], other people's business
        
        
        zhànshì, [戰事], fighting
        dǒngshìzhǎng, [董事長], chairman of the board/chairman
        yìshì, [軼事], variant of 逸事[yì shì]
        shìduān, disturbance/incident
        
        gōngshìgōngbàn, [公事公辦], to do official business according to the official principles (i.e. without invol...
        shìyǔyuànwéi, [事與願違], things turn out contrary to the way one wishes (idiom)
        hòushì, [後事], future events/and what happened next... (in fiction)/funeral arrangements
        zhǎoshì, to look for employment/to pick a quarrel
        wànshìtōng, [萬事通], jack-of-all-trades/know-it-all
        xīnxiǎngshìchéng, to have one's wishes come true/wish you the best!
        shěngshì/xǐngshì, to simplify matters/to save trouble, to handle administrative work
        shíshì, [時事], current trends/the present situation/how things are going
        xiāngānwúshì, [相安無事], to live together in harmony
        liǎnghuíshì, [兩回事], two quite different things/two unrelated matters
        rénshìbù, personnel office/human resources (HR)
        gànshi, [幹事], administrator/executive secretary
        
        
        
        shìyèyǒuchéng, [事業有成], to be successful in business/professional success
        fèishì, [費事], troublesome/to take a lot of trouble to do sth
        yìshì, [議事], to discuss official business
        BǎishìKělè, [百事可樂], Pepsi
        shíshì, [實事], fact/actual thing/practical matter
        shèngshì, grand occasion
        wànshìdàjí, [萬事大吉], everything is fine (idiom); all is well with the world
        
        
        zhēnrénzhēnshì, genuine people and true events
        liǎoshì, to dispose of a matter/to be done with it
        jiùshìlùnshì, [就事論事], to discuss sth on its own merits/to judge the matter as it stands
        xǐshì, happy occasion/wedding
        shìlǐ, reason/logic
        lǐshì, member of council
        xìngshì, sth fortunate/a lucky chance
        fángshì, sexual intercourse/to make love
        
        duōshì, meddlesome/eventful
        xùshì, [敘事], narrative
        shìwújùxì, [事無巨細], lit. things are not separated according to their size (idiom)/fig. to deal with ...
        
        
        
        pàshì, timid/to be afraid of getting involved/to be afraid of getting into trouble
        zhūshì, [諸事], everything/every matter
        fǎshì, religious ceremony/ritual
        wànshìrúyì, [萬事如意], to have all one's wishes (idiom)/best wishes/all the best/may all your hopes be ...
        zhàoshìzhě, offender/culprit
        
        
        sāngshì, [喪事], funeral arrangements
        yìqìyòngshì, [意氣用事], to let emotions affect one's decisions
        
        shíshìqiúshì, [實事求是], to seek truth from facts (idiom)/to be practical and realistic
        
        shìlì, example/exemplar/typical case
        
        zīshì, to cause trouble/to provoke a dispute
        shìbùguānjǐ, [事不關己], a matter of no concern to oneself (idiom)
        
        yǒuzhìzhěshìjìngchéng, a really determined person will find a solution (idiom); where there's a will, t...
        fūyǎnliǎoshì, to skimp/to work half-heartedly/not to bother
        lǐshìzhǎng, [理事長], director general
        shìbàngōngbèi, half the work, twice the effect (idiom); the right approach saves effort and lea...
        
簿         jìshìbù, [記事簿], a memo book (recording events)
        qíngshì, case/phenomenon/circumstance/feelings
        
        yìshì, anecdote/lost or apocryphal story about famous person
        gōngshì, defensive structure/fortification/structure used to protect troops
        
        dāngshì/dàngshì, [當事], to be in charge/to be confronted (with a matter)/involved (in some matter), to c...
        chuīshì, cooking
        wúshìshēngfēi, [無事生非], to make trouble out of nothing
        fángyùgōngshì, [防禦工事], fortification/defensive structure
        xīshìníngrén, [息事寧人], to keep the peace; to patch up a quarrel (idiom)
        hǎoshìduōmó, the road to happiness is strewn with setbacks (idiom)
        shìbiàn, [事變], unforeseen event/incident
        guóshì, [國事], affairs of the nation/politics
        shìbùyíchí, [事不宜遲], the matter should not be delayed/there's no time to lose
        shìjià, leave of absence
        shìbìgōngqīn, [事必躬親], to attend to everything personally
        
        qíshì, marvel
        wàishì, foreign affairs
        
        jūnshìxué, [軍事學], military science
        
        zǒnglǐngshì, [總領事], consul general
        huòshì, [禍事], disaster/doom
        
        
        jūnshìhuà, [軍事化], militarization
        shìyóu, main content/matter/work/origin of an incident/cause/purpose/subject (of busines...
        měishì, a fine thing/a wonderful thing
        kuīxīnshì, [虧心事], shameful deed
        Lèshì/lèshì, [樂事], Lay's (brand), pleasure
        
        móushì, [謀事], to plan matters/to look for a job
        qīnshì, [親事], marriage/CL:門|门[mén]
        
        shìguòjìngqiān, [事過境遷], The issue is in the past, and the situation has changed (idiom)./It is water und...
        hànshì, a matter for regret/sth that is a (great) pity
        bǎishìtōng, knowledgeable person/know all
        zhèngshì, politics/government affairs
        zǒnglǐngshìguǎn, [總領事館], Consulate General
        rénshìbùmén, [人事部門], personnel office
        
        hùnshì, to work half-heartedly/to get by in a job with the minimum effort
        wùshì, [誤事], to hold things up/to make a botch of things
        
        shìtǐ, [事體], things/affairs/decorum
        xùshìshī, [敘事詩], narrative poem
        zhèngzhòngqíshì, [鄭重其事], serious about the matter
        gùshipiàn, fictional film/feature film
        shìzàirénwéi, [事在人為], the matter depends on the individual (idiom); it is a matter for your own effort...
        
        
        
        
        nóngshì, [農事], farming task
        rénshìchù, [人事處], human resources department
        zhuānshì, [專事], specialized
        
        niánshìyǐgāo, old in years
        duōshìzhīqiū, troubled times/eventful period
        dāngshìzhě, [當事者], the person involved/the people holding power
        
        quēdéshì, misdeed/immoral action/wicked deed/a deliberate wrongdoing
        shìyèxīn, [事業心], devotion to one's work/professional ambition
        
        zhōngshēndàshì, [終身大事], major turning point of lifelong import (esp. marriage)
        
        
        niánshì, years of age/age
        
        zhǐshì, ideogram (one of the Six Methods 六書|六书 of forming Chinese characters)/Chinese ch...
        jūnshìkēxué, [軍事科學], military science
        
        chuīshìyuán, [炊事員], cook/kitchen worker
        
        
        
访         guóshìfǎngwèn, [國事訪問], state visit
        
        néngshì, particular abilities/one's forte
        
        jūnshìjiā, [軍事家], military expert/general
        xíngshìfàn, a criminal
        
        shìquán, [事權], position/authority/responsibility
        dǐngshì, [頂事], useful/fitting
        
        zérènshìgù, [責任事故], accident occurring due to negligence
        
        
        

        qián, front/forward/ahead/first/top (followed by a number)/future/ago/before/BC (e.g. ...
        zhīqián, before/prior to/ago/previously/beforehand
        yǐqián, before/formerly/previous/ago
        miànqián, in front of/facing/(in the) presence (of)
        mùqián, at the present time/currently
        qiánmiàn, ahead/in front/preceding/above
        qiánjìn, [前進], to go forward/to forge ahead/to advance/onward
        yǎnqián, before one's eyes/now/at present
        tíqián, to shift to an earlier date/to do sth ahead of time/in advance
        qiánwǎng, to leave for/to proceed towards/to go
        qiánqī, ex-wife
        qiántú, prospects/future outlook/journey
        xiàngqián, forward/onward
        cóngqián, [從前], previously/formerly/once upon a time
        qiánkē, criminal record/previous convictions
        qiánrèn, predecessor/ex-/former
        qiánfū, former husband
        Qiánmén/qiánmén, [前門], Qianmen subway station on Beijing Subway Line 2, front door/main entrance/honest...
        qiánlái, [前來], to come (formal)/before/previously
        qiánfāng, ahead/the front
        qiántí, premise/precondition/prerequisite
        xiānqián, before/previously
        qiántái, [前臺], front platform/front of theatrical stage/foreground in politics etc (sometimes d...
线         qiánxiàn, [前線], front line/military front/workface/cutting edge
        hūnqián, pre-marital/pre-nuptial
        shēngqián, (of a deceased) during one's life/while living
        ménqián, [門前], in front of the door
        qiánsuǒwèiyǒu, unprecedented
        dāngqián, [當前], current/today's/modern/present/to be facing (us)
        qiánchéng, future (career etc) prospects
        bùjiǔqián, not long ago
        
        qiánhòu, [前後], around/from beginning to end/all around/front and rear
        
        qiánjǐng, foreground/vista/(future) prospects/perspective
        qiáné, [前額], forehead
        qiántiān, the day before yesterday
        shàngqián, to advance/to step forward
        qiányè, the eve/the night before
        qiánbèi, [前輩], senior/older generation/precursor
        
        gōngyuánqián, BCE (before the Common Era)/BC (before Christ)
        kōngqián, unprecedented
        shǐwúqiánlì, [史無前例], unprecedented in history
        gēnqián/gēnqian, in front of/close to/nearby/the time just before, living with sb/nearby
        shìqián, in advance/before the event
        qiántou, [前頭], in front/at the head/ahead/above
        shǐqián, prehistory
        qiánwèi, [前衛], advanced guard/vanguard/avant-garde/forward (soccer position)
        qiánxián, former hatred/bygone enmity
        qiánfēng, [前鋒], vanguard/front line/a forward (sports)
        Táiqián, Taiqian county in Puyang 濮陽|濮阳[Pú yáng], Henan/front of the stage
        yǒngwǎngzhíqián, to advance bravely
        
        
        qiánxī, eve/the day before
        qiánlièxiàn, prostate
        qiánbùjiǔ, not long ago/not long before
        
        qiántúwúliàng, [前途無量], to have boundless prospects
        qiánqī, preceding period/early stage
        qiánzhě, the former
        cǐqián, before this/before then/previously
        
        
沿         qiányán, front-line/forward position/outpost/extending ahead/frontier (of science, techno...
        chǎnqián, [產前], prenatal/antenatal
        
        
        qiánsuǒwèijiàn, [前所未見], unprecedented/never seen before
        qiánshì, previous generations/previous incarnation (Buddhism)
        chāoqián, to be ahead of one's time/to surpass or outdo one's predecessors/to be ahead of ...
        
        qiánduàn, first part/front end/forepart/front segment/the preceding section
        
        qiánzhào, omen/to foreshadow
        qiánshào, outpost
        tíngzhìbùqián, [停滯不前], stuck and not moving forward (idiom); stagnant/in a rut/at a standstill
        qiánbì, forearm
        rìqián, the other day/a few days ago
        qiántīng, [前廳], anteroom/vestibule/lobby (of a hotel etc)
        
        qiánduān, front/front end/forward part of sth
        qiánzòu, prelude/presage
        
        qiánnián, the year before last
        qiánbian, [前邊], front/the front side/in front of
        
        
        
        qiánliè, the very front
        kōngqiánjuéhòu, [空前絕後], unprecedented and never to be duplicated/the first and the last/unmatched/unique
        
        mínglièqiánmáo, to rank among the best
        
        niánqián, ...years ago
        yīwǎngwúqián, [一往無前], to advance courageously (idiom)/to press forward
        qiánchēzhījiàn, [前車之鑒], to learn a lesson from the mistakes of one's predecessor (idiom)
        
        qiánlún, [前輪], front wheel
        qiánrén, predecessor/forebears/the person facing you
        
        guǒzúbùqián, to stand still without advancing (idiom); to hesitate and hold back
        
        qiánshēn, forerunner/predecessor/precursor/previous incarnation (Buddhism)/jacket front
        
        qiányán, preface/forward/introduction
        
        qiányīnhòuguǒ, [前因後果], cause and effects (idiom); entire process of development
        chēdàoshānqiánbìyǒulù, [車到山前必有路], When we get to the mountain, there'll be a way through (俗话 common saying). fig. ...
        qiánlì, precedent
        qiánzhānxìng, farsightedness/perspicacity/prescience/forward-looking
        huāqiányuèxià, in flowers by moonlight (idiom); fig. courtship/honeymoon
        qiánshēng, pre-existence
        tònggǎiqiánfēi, completely correcting one's former misdeeds (idiom); to repent past mistakes and...
        wèisuōbùqián, [畏縮不前], to shrink back in fear (idiom); too cowardly to advance
        qiántíng, front courtyard/vestibule
        
        dàqiántiān, three days ago
        
        jǐnxiùqiánchéng, [錦繡前程], bright future/bright prospects
        
        qiánpūhòujì, [前仆後繼], one falls, the next follows (idiom); stepping into the breach to replace fallen ...
        qiánsuǒwèiwén, [前所未聞], unheard-of/unprecedented
        qiánchén, [前塵], the past/impurity contracted previously (in the sentient world) (Buddhism)
        
        sīqiánxiǎnghòu, [思前想後], to consider past cause and future effect (idiom); to think over the past and fut...
        ānqiánmǎhòu, [鞍前馬後], to follow everywhere/to always be there for sb at their beck and call
        qiánfùhòujì, [前赴後繼], to advance dauntlessly in wave upon wave (idiom)
        
        
        qiánzhuì, [前綴], prefix (linguistics)
        qiánrì, day before yesterday
        
        yīwǎngzhíqián, see 一往無前|一往无前[yī wǎng wú qián]
        
        
        
        
        mǎshīqiántí, [馬失前蹄], lit. the horse loses its front hooves/fig. sudden failure through miscalculation...
        
        gèbènqiánchéng, each goes his own way (idiom); each person has his own life to lead
        
沿         
        zhānqiángùhòu, [瞻前顧後], to look forward and back/to consider prudently/overcautious
        
        
        
        qiándǎo, [前導], to precede/to guide
        dàdídāngqián, [大敵當前], facing a powerful enemy (idiom); fig. confronting grave difficulties/Enemy at th...
        qiánzhān, forward-looking/prescient/foresight/forethought/outlook
        qiáncháo, the previous dynasty
        
        qiánzhī, forelimb/foreleg
        qiánshù, aforestated/stated above/the preceding statement
        
        
        wǔqián, morning/a.m.
        qiánbànyè, first half of the night (from nightfall to midnight)
        
        
        
        qiánhòuwén, [前後文], context/the surrounding words/same as 上下文
齿         qiánjiùchǐ, [前臼齒], premolar tooth (immediately behind canine teeth in some mammals)
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        qiánzòuqǔ, prelude (music)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        qiánmáo, forward patrol (miitary)
        
        zhīqián, to support the front (military)
        
        mǎqiánzú, [馬前卒], lackey/errand boy/lit. runner before a carriage
        
        
        chéngqiánqǐhòu, [承前啟後], to follow the past and herald the future (idiom); part of a historical transitio...
        
        
        
        

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