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[先睹為快] xiāndǔwéikuài joy of first experience (idiom)
the pleasure of reading sth for the first time

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        Xiānsheng/xiānsheng, Mister (Mr.), teacher/husband/doctor (dialect)/CL:位[wèi]
        xiān, early/prior/former/in advance/first
        shǒuxiān, first (of all)/in the first place
        lǐngxiān, [領先], to lead/to be in front
        shìxiān, in advance/before the event/beforehand/prior
        xiānjìn, [先進], advanced (technology)/to advance
        xiānzhī, prophet
        yōuxiān, [優先], priority
        zǔxiān, ancestor/forebears
        xiānqián, before/previously
        yuánxiān, former/original
        zuìxiān, (the) very first
        yùxiān, [預先], beforehand/in advance
        xiānlì, antecedent/precedent
        
        qiǎngxiān, [搶先], to rush (to do sth urgent)/to try to be the first/to forestall
        zǎoxiān, previously/before
        qǐxiān, at first/in the beginning
        xiānfēng, [先鋒], vanguard/pioneer
        xiānqū, [先驅], pioneer
        xiānxíng, to precede others/in advance
        xiānhòu, [先後], early or late/priority/in succession/one after another
        
        xiānlìng, shilling (loanword)
        yáoyáolǐngxiān, [遙遙領先], a long way in front/to lead by a wide margin
        xiānbèi, [先輩], elders/former generations
        hǎohǎoxiānsheng, Mr Goody-goody/yes-man (sb who agrees with anything)
        xiānfāzhìrén, [先發制人], to gain the initiative by striking first (idiom); to pre-empt/to anticipate/pre-...
        xiāntiānxìng, congenital/intrinsic/innateness
        xiānxiàshǒuwéiqiáng, [先下手為強], strike first and gain the upper hand (idiom, martial arts term); Making the firs...
        shuàixiān, to take the lead/to show initiative
        xiāntiān, inborn/innate/natural
        jiézúxiāndēng, the quick-footed climb up first (idiom)/the early bird catches the worm/first co...
        
        xiānjī, [先機], key moment/decisive opportunity
        
        
        xiānrùwéizhǔ, [先入為主], lit. first impression is strongest
        xiāntóu, [先頭], in advance/ahead/before/previously
        xiānzhào, omen
        xiānqūzhě, [先驅者], pioneer
        
        xiānzǔ, deceased grandfather/ancestry
        yǒuyuēzàixiān, [有約在先], to have a prior engagement
        zhēngxiānkǒnghòu, [爭先恐後], striving to be first and fearing to be last (idiom); outdoing one another
        yīmǎdāngxiān, [一馬當先], to take the lead
        xiānjiànzhīmíng, [先見之明], foresight
        zàixiān, to come first/previous/prior/beforehand/first/formerly
        xiānfù, deceased father/my late father
        xiānfēngduì, [先鋒隊], vanguard
        xiānhé, priority/sth advocated first/refers to ancient tradition: Worship the river firs...
        
        xiānqiǎnduì, [先遣隊], advance party/advance troops
        xiānyàn, [先驗], a priori (philosophy)
        
        xiānjuétiáojiàn, [先決條件], precondition/prerequisite
        xiāndǔwéikuài, [先睹為快], joy of first experience (idiom)/the pleasure of reading sth for the first time
        
        xiānzhīxiānjué, [先知先覺], foresight/having foresight/person of foresight
        kāilùxiānfēng, [開路先鋒], pioneer/trailbreaker
        
        xiānzhǎnhòuzòu, [先斬後奏], first decapitate then present your trophy (idiom); act first, report later
        
        xiānqī, in advance/beforehand/premature/front-end
        
        
        
        xiānshēngduórén, [先聲奪人], to gain the upper hand by a show of strength
        
        xiānlǐhòubīng, [先禮後兵], peaceful measures before using force (idiom); diplomacy before violence/jaw-jaw ...
        
        zhēngxiān, [爭先], to compete to be first/to contest first place
        xiānxíngzhě, forerunner
        zhànxiān, [佔先], to take precedence
        
        xiāndǎo, [先導], guide/forerunner/pioneer
        xiānliè, martyr
        
        jìnshuǐlóutáixiāndéyuè, [近水樓臺先得月], the pavilion closest to the water enjoys moonlight first (idiom)/to benefit from...
        
        xiānjué, [先決], prerequisite/precondition
        
        
        
        
        
        gǎnwéirénxiān, [敢為人先], to dare to be first/to pioneer (idiom)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        wèilǎoxiānshuāi, to age prematurely
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        

        mùdǔ, to witness/to see at first hand/to see with one's own eyes
        qīnyǎnmùdǔ, [親眼目睹], to see for oneself/to see with one's own eyes
        cǎnbùrěndǔ, [慘不忍睹], spectacle too horrible to endure (idiom); tragic sight/appalling scenes of devas...
        dǔ, [覩], to observe/to see, old variant of 睹[dǔ]
        shúshìwúdǔ, [熟視無睹], to pay no attention to a familiar sight/to ignore
        shìruòwúdǔ, [視若無睹], to turn a blind eye to
        yǒumùgòngdǔ, anyone with eyes can see it (idiom); obvious to all/sth speaks for itself/is the...
        xiāndǔwéikuài, [先睹為快], joy of first experience (idiom)/the pleasure of reading sth for the first time
        ěrwénmùdǔ, [耳聞目睹], to witness personally

        yīnwèi, [因為], because/owing to/on account of
        wèishénme, [為什麼], why?/for what reason?
        wéi/wèi, [為]/[爲], as (in the capacity of)/to take sth as/to act as/to serve as/to behave as/to bec...
        rènwéi, [認為], to believe/to think/to consider/to feel
        wèile, [為了], in order to/for the purpose of/so as to
        yǐwéi, [以為], to believe/to think/to consider/to be under the impression
        chéngwéi, [成為], to become/to turn into
        zuòwéi, [作為], one's conduct/deed/activity/accomplishment/achievement/to act as/as (in the capa...
        xíngwéi, [行為], action/conduct/behavior/activity
        wèihé, [為何], why
        wéizhǐ, [為止], until
        chēngwéi, [稱為], called/to call sth (by a name)/to name
        dàocǐwéizhǐ, [到此為止], to stop at this point/to end here/to call it a day
        wèicǐ, [為此], for this reason/with regards to this/in this respect/in order to do this/to this...
        suǒzuòsuǒwéi, [所作所為], one's conduct and deeds
        wúnéngwéilì, [無能為力], impotent (idiom)/powerless/helpless
        chēngzhīwéi, [稱之為], to call it.../known as...
        wéinán, [為難], to feel embarrassed or awkward/to make things difficult (for someone)/to find th...
        zìyǐwéishì, [自以為是], to believe oneself infallible (idiom)/to be opinionated
        xìngxíngwéi, [性行為], sexual behavior
        gèngwéi, [更為], even more
        jìnlìérwéi, [盡力而為], to try one's utmost/to strive
        zuìwéi, [最為], the most
        shìwéi, [視為], to view as/to see as/to consider to be/to deem
        wéishēng, [為生], to make a living
        wéirén/wèirén, [為人], to behave/to conduct oneself/personal character/to be endearing/to have a way wi...
        wéisuǒyùwéi, [為所欲為], to do whatever one pleases
        qìjīnwéizhǐ, [迄今為止], so far/up to now/still (not)
        nánwéiqíng, [難為情], embarrassed
        jíwéi, [極為], extremely/exceedingly
        
        shēnwéi, [身為], in the capacity of/as
        biànwéi, [變為], to change into
        lièwéi, [列為], to be classified as
        bùwéirénzhī, [不為人知], not known to anyone/secret/unknown
        rénwéi, [人為], artificial/man-made/having human cause or origin/human attempt or effort
        fēnwéi, [分為], to divide sth into (parts)/to subdivide
        
        wéishíyǐwǎn, [為時已晚], already too late
        pōwéi, [頗為], rather/quite
        xiàbùwéilì, [下不為例], not to be repeated/not to be taken as a precedent/just this once
        wéizhǔ, [為主], to rely mainly on/to attach most importance to
        wéiwǔ, [為伍], to associate with/to keep company with
        yíwéipíngdì, [夷為平地], to level/to raze to the ground
        xíyǐwéicháng, [習以為常], accustomed to/used to
        míngwéi, [名為], to be called/to be known as
        róngwéiyītǐ, [融為一體], to fuse together (idiom)/hypostatic union (religion)
        wéishíguòzǎo, [為時過早], premature/too soon
        
        hùnwéiyītán, [混為一談], to confuse one thing with another (idiom); to muddle
        dàwéi, [大為], very/greatly
        
        wéiqī, [為期], (to be done) by (a certain date)/lasting (a certain time)
        jùwéijǐyǒu, [據為己有], to take for one's own/to expropriate
        tànwéiguānzhǐ, [嘆為觀止], to gasp in amazement/to acclaim as the peak of perfection
        
        
        lúnwéi, [淪為], to sink down to/to be reduced to
        wéizhòng, [為重], to attach most importance to
        
        xiānxiàshǒuwéiqiáng, [先下手為強], strike first and gain the upper hand (idiom, martial arts term); Making the firs...
        bùzúwéiqí, [不足為奇], not at all surprising (idiom)
        xiāngyīwéimìng, [相依為命], mutually dependent for life (idiom); to rely upon one another for survival/inter...
        
        rénmǎnwéihuàn, [人滿為患], packed with people/overcrowded/overpopulation
        yǎnjiànwéishí, [眼見為實], seeing is believing
        píngwéi, [評為], to elect as/to choose as/to consider as
        
        
        húzuòfēiwéi, [胡作非為], to run amok (idiom); to commit outrages
        
        
        xiānrùwéizhǔ, [先入為主], lit. first impression is strongest
        huàwéiwūyǒu, [化為烏有], to go up in smoke/to vanish
        yóuwéi, [尤為], especially
        héérwéiyī, [合而為一], to merge together (idiom); to unify disparate elements into one whole
        jiàowéi, [較為], comparatively/relatively/fairly
        wéishǒu, [為首], head/be headed by
        zhùrénwéilè, [助人為樂], pleasure from helping others (idiom)
        yǐnyǐwéiróng, [引以為榮], to regard it as an honor (idiom)
        huàxiǎnwéiyí, [化險為夷], to turn peril into safety (idiom); to avert disaster
        wúsuǒzuòwéi, [無所作為], attempting nothing and accomplishing nothing (idiom); without any initiative or ...
        fǎnbàiwéishèng, [反敗為勝], to turn defeat into victory (idiom); to turn the tide
        niánqīngyǒuwéi, [年輕有為], young and promising
        jiànyìyǒngwéi, [見義勇為], to see what is right and act courageously (idiom, from Analects); to stand up br...
        xiǎnwéirénzhī, [鮮為人知], rarely known to anyone (idiom); almost unknown/secret to all but a few
        bùwéisuǒdòng, [不為所動], to remain unmoved
        bùyǐwéirán, [不以為然], not to accept as correct (idiom); to object/to disapprove/to take exception to
        lángbèiwéijiān, [狼狽為奸], villains collude together (idiom); to work hand in glove with sb (to nefarious e...
        
        
        wéifēizuòdǎi, [為非作歹], to break the law and commit crimes (idiom); malefactor/evil-doer/to perpetrate o...
        gǎiwéi, [改為], to change into
        yǔrénwéishàn, [與人為善], to be of service to others/to help others/benevolent
        yùwéi, [譽為], to acclaim as
        dàyǒukěwéi, [大有可為], with great prospects for the future (idiom); well worth doing
        bùdéyǐérwéizhī, [不得已而為之], to have no other choice/to be the last resort
        
        bùshīwéi, [不失為], can still be considered (to be...)/may after all be accepted as
        hélèérbùwéi, [何樂而不為], What can you have against it? (idiom)/We should do this./Go for it!
        zhuǎnwēiwéiān, [轉危為安], to turn peril into safety (idiom); to avert a danger (esp. political or medical)
        dàyǒuzuòwéi, [大有作為], the prospects are very good/sth well worth doing
        wúsuǒbùwéi, [無所不為], not stopping at anything/all manner of evil
        yītǔwéikuài, [一吐為快], to get sth off one's chest
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        dǎndàwàngwéi, [膽大妄為], daring/presumptuous/daredevil
        wéishí, [為時], timewise/pertaining to time
        xiāndǔwéikuài, [先睹為快], joy of first experience (idiom)/the pleasure of reading sth for the first time
        
        
        zìyìwàngwéi, [恣意妄為], to behave unscrupulously
        shějǐwèirén, [捨己為人], to abandon self for others (idiom, from Analects); to sacrifice one's own intere...
        
        wèizhe, [為著], in order to/because of/for the sake of
        
        
        zhùZhòuwéinüè, [助紂為虐], lit. helping tyrant Zhou 商紂王|商纣王[Shāng Zhòu wáng] in his oppression (idiom)/fig....
        
        
        shàxuèwéiméng, [歃血為盟], to smear the lips with blood when taking an oath (idiom)/to swear a sacred oath
        
        
        nánwei, [難為], to bother/to press sb, usu. to do sth/it's a tough job/sorry to bother you (poli...
        wéirénshībiǎo, [為人師表], to serve as a model (idiom); a paragon
        shìzàirénwéi, [事在人為], the matter depends on the individual (idiom); it is a matter for your own effort...
        
        
        tèwèi, [特為], for a specific purpose/specially
        yǒuwéi, [有為], promising/to show promise
        huàzhěngwéilíng, [化整為零], to break up the whole into pieces (idiom); dealing with things one by one/divide...
        
        
        
        
        
        mínyǐshíwéitiān, [民以食為天], Food is the God of the people. (idiom); People view food as the primary need./Fo...
        
        wèihǔzuòchāng, [為虎作倀], to act as accomplice to the tiger/to help a villain do evil (idiom)
        
        wéizhǔn, [為準], to serve as the norm/...shall prevail (as standard for rules, regulations, price...
        
        
        
        
        bùbùwéiyíng, [步步為營], to advance gradually and entrench oneself at every step/to consolidate at every ...
        
        
        
        
        
        huàdìwéiláo, [畫地為牢], lit. to be confined within a circle drawn on the ground (idiom)/fig. to confine ...
        gǎnwéirénxiān, [敢為人先], to dare to be first/to pioneer (idiom)
        
        
        
        wéifùbùrén, [為富不仁], the benevolent man cannot be rich (idiom, from Mencius). It is easier for a came...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        bīliángwéichāng, [逼良為娼], to force an honest girl into prostitution (idiom)/to debauch

        kuài, rapid/quick/speed/rate/soon/almost/to make haste/clever/sharp (of knives or wits...
        kuàilè, [快樂], happy/merry
        
        yúkuài, cheerful/cheerily/delightful/pleasant/pleasantly/pleasing/happy/delighted
        gǎnkuài, [趕快], at once/immediately
        jǐnkuài/jìnkuài, [儘快]/[盡快], as quickly as possible/as soon as possible/with all speed/also written 盡快|尽快, se...
        kuàiyào, almost/nearly/almost all
        kuàisù, fast/high-speed/rapid
        jiākuài, to accelerate/to speed up
        
        kuàigǎn, pleasure/thrill/delight/joy/pleasurable sensation/a high
        tòngkuài, overjoyed/delighted/happily/heartily/enjoying/also pr. [tòng kuai]
        kuàidì, [快遞], express delivery
        kuàihuo, happy/cheerful
        kuàicān, fast food/snack/quick meal
        huānkuài, [歡快], cheerful and lighthearted/lively
        fēikuài, [飛快], very fast/at lightning speed
        liángkuai, [涼快], nice and cold/pleasantly cool
        kuàibù, quick step
        kuàichē, [快車], express (train, bus etc)
        kuàicāndiàn, fast food shop
        kuàijié, quick/fast/nimble/agile/(computer) shortcut
        tèkuài, express (train, delivery etc)
        wàikuài, extra income
        kuàitǐng, speedboat/motor launch
        shuǎngkuai, refreshed/rejuvenated/frank and straightforward
        kuàizhào, snapshot/photo
        qīngkuài, [輕快], light and quick/brisk/spry/lively/effortless/relaxed/agile/blithe
        kuàimén, [快門], shutter
        qínkuài, diligent/hardworking
        kuàichēdào, [快車道], fast lane
        kuàikuàilèlè, [快快樂樂], happy
        kuàibào, [快報], bulletin board
        chàngkuài, [暢快], carefree
        bùkuài, unhappy/in low spirits/(of a knife) not sharp
        kuàigōng, fast break/quick attack (ball sports)
        dàkuàirénxīn, to the satisfaction of everyone
        tòngtongkuàikuài, immediately/without a moment's hesitation/with alacrity/firing from the hip
        tèkuàizhuāndì, [特快專遞], express mail
        
        
        kuàijiàn, express delivery/express mail or luggage
        yītǔwéikuài, [一吐為快], to get sth off one's chest
        kāikuàichē, [開快車], an express train sets off/fig. to work in haste/to rush
        
        zuǐkuài, to have loose lips
        kuàibǎn, allegro
        xiāndǔwéikuài, [先睹為快], joy of first experience (idiom)/the pleasure of reading sth for the first time
        xīnzhíkǒukuài, frank and outspoken (idiom)/straight speaking/to say what one thinks
        kuàixùn, [快訊], newsflash
        tèkuàichē, [特快車], special express
        kuàizuǐ, unable to keep one's thoughts to oneself/blabbermouth/CL:張|张[zhāng]
        kuàiyì, pleased/elated
        kuàijiéjiàn, [快捷鍵], (computer) shortcut key/hotkey
        
        kuàimàn, speed
        
        rèdekuài, [熱得快], immersion heater/electric heater for liquid
        
        
        
        
        kuàixìn, letter by express mail
        kuàiwèi, to feel pleased
        

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