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jīnfēixībǐ You can't compare the present with the past.
Nothing is as good as in former times.
Things ain't what they used to be.

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        jīntiān, today/at the present/now
        jīnwǎn, tonight
        jīnnián, this year
        jīn, today/modern/present/current/this/now
        rújīn, nowadays/now
        zhìjīn, so far/to this day/until now
        jīnrì, today
        jīnhòu, [今後], hereafter/henceforth/in the future/from now on
        jīnyè, tonight/this evening
        
        qìjīnwéizhǐ, [迄今為止], so far/up to now/still (not)
        dāngjīn, [當今], current/present/now/nowadays
        xiànjīn, [現今], now/nowadays/modern
        jīnshēng, this life
        jīnchén, this morning
        érjīn, now/at the present (time)
        qìjīn, so far/to date/until now
        jīnr, [今兒], (coll.) today
        shízhìjīnrì, [時至今日], lit. the time up to today (idiom); up to the present/even now
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        jīnzhāo, at the present/now
        
        
        gǔwǎngjīnlái, [古往今來], since ancient times/since times immemorial
        
        jīnrge, [今兒個], (coll.) today
        
        
        jīnshì, this life/this age
        
        
        gǔjīn, then and now/ancient and modern
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        jīnxī, past and present/yesterday and today
        
        

        fēicháng, unusual/extraordinary/extreme/very/exceptional
        chúfēi, only if (..., or otherwise, ...)/only when/only in the case that/unless
        Fēi/fēi, abbr. for 非洲[Fēi zhōu], Africa, to not be/not/wrong/incorrect/non-/un-/in-/to re...
        fēifǎ, illegal
        bìngfēi, [並非], really isn't
        Fēizhōu, Africa/abbr. for 阿非利加洲[Ā fēi lì jiā Zhōu]
        fēiděi, (followed by a verb phrase, then – optionally – 不可, or 不行 etc) must
        fēifán, out of the ordinary/unusually (good, talented etc)
        shìfēi, right and wrong/quarrel
        
        Nánfēi, South Africa
        fēizhèngshì, unofficial/informal
        mòfēi, can it be possible that/could it be
        juéfēi, [絕非], absolutely not
        fēirén, not the right person (literary)/inhuman
        
        wúfēi, [無非], only/nothing else
        
        
        
        miànmùquánfēi, nothing remains the same (idiom); change beyond recognition
        fēiguānfāng, unofficial
        BěiFēi, North Africa
        ruòfēi, were it not for/if not for
        sǐyúfēimìng, [死於非命], violent death (idiom); to die in a disaster/an unnatural death
        fēibàolì, nonviolent
        fēizhèngcháng, abnormal/irregular
        fēilǐ, [非禮], rudeness/insolence/impropriety/harassment/molestation/indecent assault
        
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        húzuòfēiwéi, [胡作非為], to run amok (idiom); to commit outrages
        xiǎngrùfēifēi, to indulge in fantasy (idiom); to let one's imagination run wild
        
        ānfēitāmíng, amphetamine
        rěshìshēngfēi, to stir up trouble
        wúkěhòufēi, [無可厚非], see 未可厚非[wèi kě hòu fēi]
        fēiyínglì, non-profit
        
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        fēitóngxiǎokě, extremely important/no small matter
        
        fēiyì, [非議], to criticize
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        wéifēizuòdǎi, [為非作歹], to break the law and commit crimes (idiom); malefactor/evil-doer/to perpetrate o...
        wùshìrénfēi, things have remained the same, but people have changed
        fēidiǎn, atypical pneumonia/Severe Acute Respitory Syndrome/SARS
        
        sìshìérfēi, apparently right but actually wrong; specious (idiom)
        Fēiguódà, [非國大], African National Congress, ANC/abbr. for 非洲人國民大會|非洲人国民大会[Fēi zhōu rén guó mín dà...
        dōngFēi, [東非], East Africa
        ZhōngFēi, China-Africa (relations)/Central Africa/Central African Republic
        wúshìshēngfēi, [無事生非], to make trouble out of nothing
        fēidàn, not only
        míngbiànshìfēi, to distinguish right and wrong (idiom)
        bānnòngshìfēi, to incite a quarrel (idiom); to sow discord between people/to tell tales/to make...
        fēizhèngfǔ, non-governmental
        
        dáfēisuǒwèn, [答非所問], to answer beside the point/irrelevant answer
        
        
        
        
        tònggǎiqiánfēi, completely correcting one's former misdeeds (idiom); to repent past mistakes and...
        
        
        
        
        diāndǎoshìfēi, [顛倒是非], to invert right and wrong
        wúkěfēiyì, [無可非議], unquestionable
        
        fēinàn, [非難], reproof/blame
        shìfēiqūzhí, lit. right and wrong, crooked and straight (idiom); fig. merits and demerits/pro...
        fēiqīnfēigù, [非親非故], lit. neither a relative nor a friend (idiom)/fig. unrelated to one another in an...
        
        
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        guānfēi, lawsuit (from Cantonese)
        Suǒfēiyà, [索非亞], Sofia, capital of Bulgaria
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        fēidú, [非獨], not only/not merely
        
        
        
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        sǎohuángdǎfēi, [掃黃打非], to eradicate pornography and illegal publications
        
        
        
        
        

        Xī/xī, surname Xi, former times/the past/Taiwan pr. [xí]
        xīrì, formerly/in olden days
        wǎngxī, in the past
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        jīnxī, past and present/yesterday and today

        Bǐ/bǐ/bì, Belgium/Belgian/abbr. for 比利時|比利时[Bǐ lì shí], (particle used for comparison and ...
        bǐsài, [比賽], competition (sports etc)/match/CL:場|场[chǎng],次[cì]
        bǐjiào, [比較], to compare/to contrast/comparatively/relatively/quite/comparison
        bǐrú, for example/for instance/such as
        Bǐěr, [比爾], Bill (name)
        
        Bǐlì, Pelé (1940-), Edson Arantes Do Nascimento, Brazilian football star
        wúbǐ, [無比], incomparable/matchless
        
        xiāngbǐ, to compare
        bǐtè, bit (binary digit) (loanword)
        Gēlúnbǐyà, [哥倫比亞], Colombia/Columbia (District of, or University etc)
        hǎobǐ, to be just like/can be compared to
        Shāshìbǐyà, [莎士比亞], Shakespeare (name)/William Shakespeare (1564-1616), poet and playwright
        bǐfang, analogy/instance
        bǐyù, to compare/to liken to/metaphor/analogy/figure of speech/figuratively
        Bǐsà/bǐsà, [比薩], Pisa, town in Toscana, Italy, pizza (loanword)
        duìbǐ, [對比], to contrast/contrast/ratio/CL:個|个[gè]
        
        bǐfēn, score
        bǐjīní, bikini (loanword)
        bǐlì, proportion/scale
        Bǐlìshí, [比利時], Belgium
        bǐbùshàng, can't compare with
        
        wúyǔlúnbǐ, [無與倫比], incomparable
        Jiālèbǐ, Caribbean
        
        
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        Bābǐlún, [巴比倫], Babylon
        
        bǐsàbǐng, [比薩餅], pizza (loanword)/CL:張|张[zhāng]
        lúbǐ, [盧比], rupee (Indian currency) (loanword)
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        Āisàiébǐyà, [埃塞俄比亞], Ethiopia
        
        bǐwǔ, martial arts competition/tournament/to compete in a contest
        bǐqǐ, compared with
        Bǐshào, [比紹], Bissau, capital of Guinea-Bissau
        Bābǐ, Barbie
        
        
        kěbǐ, comparable
        bǐlǜ, ratio/rate/percentage
        
        Lìbǐyà, [利比亞], Libya
        bǐshì, [比試], to have a competition/to measure with one's hand or arm/to make a gesture of mea...
        
        Bǐsuǒ/bǐsuǒ, Bissau, capital of Guinea-Bissau (Tw), peso (currency in Latin America) (loanwor...
        bǐhuà, [比劃], to gesture/to use sign language/to gesticulate/to engage in body combat or marti...
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        Shǐnǔbǐ, Snoopy (comic strip pet dog)
        
        
        Bǐěrbó, [比爾博], Bilbo Baggins, hero of Tolkien's The Hobbit 霍比特人
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        Ābǐ, Abby or Abi (name, sometimes short for Abigail)
        
        
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        Lìbǐlǐyà, [利比里亞], Liberia
        Zànbǐyà, [贊比亞], Zambia
        
        
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        Gàicíbǐ, [蓋茨比], Gatsby
        Bǐlètuólìyà, [比勒陀利亞], Pretoria, capital of South Africa
        
        
        
        Bǐyà, [比亞], Bia, daughter of Pallas and Styx in Greek mythology, personification of violence
        
        
        bùbǐ, unlike
        
        MǎqiūBǐqiū, [馬丘比丘], Machu Picchu
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        bǐzhào, according to/in the light of/contrast
        bǐnǐ, [比擬], to compare/to draw a parallel/to match/analogy/metaphor/comparison
        
        
        
        
        
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        Kēbǐ, Kobe Bryant/abbr. for 科比・布莱恩特[Kē bǐ · Bù lái ēn tè]
        bǐbǐjiēshì, can be found everywhere
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        jiāngxīnbǐxīn, [將心比心], to put oneself in sb else's shoes (idiom)
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        Yībǐlìyà, [伊比利亞], Iberia/the Iberian peninsula
        
        Láibǐxī, [萊比錫], Leipzig, capital of Saxony, Germany
        
        gēbǐ, kopeck (unit of money, one hundredth of ruble) (loanword)
        
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        Nàiluòbǐ, Nairobi, capital of Kenya (Tw)
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