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[坐以待斃] zuòyǐdàibì to sit and wait for death (idiom); resigned to one's fate

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        Zuò/zuò, surname Zuo, to sit/to take a seat/to take (a bus, airplane etc)/to bear fruit/v...
        zuòxia, to sit down
        zuòláo, to be imprisoned
        chéngzuò, to ride (in a vehicle)
        zuòbiāo, [坐標], coordinate (geometry)
        
        
        zuòyǐdàibì, [坐以待斃], to sit and wait for death (idiom); resigned to one's fate
        
        
        zuòlìbùān, lit. agitated sitting or standing (idiom)/restless/fidgety
        
        zuòqí, [坐騎], saddle horse/mount
        zuòluò, to be situated/to be located (of a building)
        zuòdiàn, [坐墊], cushion/(motorbike) seat/CL:塊|块[kuài]
        zuòlěngbǎndèng, to hold a title without the obligations of office/to be kept waiting for an assi...
        jìngzuò, [靜坐], to sit quietly/to meditate/to sit-in (demonstration)
        rúzuòzhēnzhān, [如坐針氈], lit. as if sitting on pins and needles/fig. to be in an uncomfortable situation
        yǎngwòqǐzuò, [仰臥起坐], sit-up (physical exercise)
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        xiánzuò, [閑坐], to sit around/to sit idly
        duānzuò, to sit upright
        píngqǐpíngzuò, to be on an equal footing
        zuòxiǎngqíchéng, to reap where one has not sown (idiom)
        hòuzuò, [後坐], recoil (of a gun)/backlash
        zuògǔshénjīng, [坐骨神經], sciatic nerve
        hòuzuòlì, [後坐力], recoil (of a gun)/backlash/reactive force
        zuòzhèn, [坐鎮], (of a commanding officer) to keep watch/to oversee
        
        zuòdìng, to be seated
        
        wéizuò, [圍坐], to sit in a circle/seated around (a narrator)
        zuòshōuyúlì, [坐收漁利], benefit from others' dispute (idiom)
        zuògǔ, ischium
        zuòchán, [坐禪], sit in meditation/to meditate
        dǎzuò, to sit in meditation/to meditate
        zuòyǐ, seat/chair
        zuòjǐngguāntiān, [坐井觀天], lit. to view the sky from the bottom of a well (idiom); ignorant and narrow-mind...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        zuòhuà, to die in a seated posture (Buddhism)
        
        
        zuòshīliángjī, [坐失良機], to sit and waste a good opportunity (idiom); to lose the chance
        
        zuòbiāoxì, [座標系], coordinate system (geometry)
        

        kěyǐ, can/may/possible/able to
        suǒyǐ, therefore/as a result/so/the reason why
        yǐwéi, [以為], to believe/to think/to consider/to be under the impression
        yǐ/Yǐ, [㕥]/[㠯], old variant of 以[yǐ], old variant of 以[yǐ], abbr. for Israel 以色列[Yǐ sè liè], to ...
        yǐqián, before/formerly/previous/ago
        yǐhòu, [以後], after/later/afterwards/following/later on/in the future
        yǐjí, as well as/too/and
        nányǐzhìxìn, [難以置信], hard to believe/incredible
        yǐlái, [以來], since (a previous event)
        nányǐ, [難以], hard to (predict, imagine etc)
        yǐwài, apart from/other than/except for/external/outside of/on the other side of/beyond
        yǐxià, that level or lower/that amount or less/the following
        zhīsuǒyǐ, the reason why
        zúyǐ, sufficient to.../so much so that/so that
        yǐshàng, that level or higher/that amount or more/the above-mentioned
        yǒushǐyǐlái, [有史以來], since the beginning of history
        yǐfángwànyī, [以防萬一], to guard against the unexpected (idiom); just in case/prepared for any eventuali...
        Yǐsèliè, Israel
便         yǐbiàn, so that/so as to/in order to
        yǐwǎng, in the past/formerly
        quánlìyǐfù, to do at all costs/to make an all-out effort
        yǐzhìyú, [以至於], down to/up to/to the extent that...
        zìyǐwéishì, [自以為是], to believe oneself infallible (idiom)/to be opinionated
        
        déyǐ, able to/so that sb can/enabling/in order to/finally in a position to/with sth in...
        yǐmiǎn, in order to avoid/so as not to
        mèngmèiyǐqiú, [夢寐以求], to yearn for sth even in one's dreams (idiom)/to long for sth day and night
        yǐcǐ, with this/thereby/thus/because of this
        yǐnèi, [以內], within/less than
        shìmùyǐdài, lit. to wipe one's eyes and wait (idiom); to wait and see
        shéngzhīyǐfǎ, [繩之以法], to punish according to the law/to bring to justice
        jiāyǐ, in addition/moreover/(used before a disyllabic verb to indicate that the action ...
        yǐyáhuányá, [以牙還牙], a tooth for a tooth (retaliation)
        nányǐrěnshòu, [難以忍受], hard to endure/unbearable
        
        yǐzhì, to such an extent as to/down to/up to
        zhìyǐ, to express/to present/to extend/to tender (greetings, thanks etc)
        shùyǐqiānjì, [數以千計], thousands (of sth)
齿         nányǐqǐchǐ, [難以啟齒], to be too embarrassed to mention sth (idiom)/to find it hard to speak about sth
        zuòyǐdàibì, [坐以待斃], to sit and wait for death (idiom); resigned to one's fate
        yǒushēngyǐlái, [有生以來], since birth/for one's whole life
        yǐfáng, (so as) to avoid/to prevent/(just) in case
        rúyuànyǐcháng, [如願以償], to have one's wish fulfilled
        yǔyǐ, to give/to impose/to apply
        
        
        xíyǐwéicháng, [習以為常], accustomed to/used to
西         yǐxī, to the west of (suffix)
        
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        yèyǐjìrì, [夜以繼日], night and day (idiom); continuous strenuous effort
        
        
        yòngyǐ, in order to/so as to
        yǐnán, to the south of (suffix)
        
        héyǐ, whence
        yǐzhì, down to/up to/to such an extent as to ... (also written 以至於|以至于[yǐ zhì yú])
        yǐběi, to the north of (suffix)
        
        shùyǐbǎijì, [數以百計], hundreds of
        làiyǐ, [賴以], to rely on/to depend on
        diàoyǐqīngxīn, [掉以輕心], treat sth lightly/to lower one's guard
        
        chúyǐ, divided by
        yǐnyǐwéiróng, [引以為榮], to regard it as an honor (idiom)
        shìyǐ, therefore/thus/so
        
        yǐdōng, [以東], to the east of (suffix)
        shùyǐwànjì, [數以萬計], tens of thousands/numerous
        
        yǐshēnzuòzé, [以身作則], to set an example (idiom); to serve as a model
        chángqīyǐlái, [長期以來], ever since a long time ago
        
        bùyǐwéirán, [不以為然], not to accept as correct (idiom); to object/to disapprove/to take exception to
        
        wànghūsuǒyǐ, to get carried away/to forget oneself
        
        yǐdúgōngdú, to cure ills with poison (TCM)/to fight evil with evil/set a thief to catch a th...
        chīzhīyǐbí, to snort disdainfully/to scoff at/to turn up one's nose
        
        zìgǔyǐlái, [自古以來], since ancient times
        
        wúyányǐduì, [無言以對], to be left speechless/unable to respond
        chízhīyǐhéng, [持之以恆], to pursue unremittingly (idiom); to persevere
        xiāngrúyǐmò, to moisten with spittle (idiom); sharing meager resources/mutual help in humble ...
        xuéyǐzhìyòng, [學以致用], to study sth to apply it/study for practical applications
        suǒyǐrán, the reason why
        
        qiáoshǒuyǐdài, [翹首以待], to hold one's breath (in anticipation) (idiom)/to anxiously await
        
        yǐqī, in order to/hoping to/attempting to/waiting for
        
        bàoyǐ, [報以], to give in return
        yǐjǐngxiàoyóu, in order to warn against following bad examples (idiom)/as a warning to others
        
        Yǐsèlièrén, Israelite/Israeli
亿         shùyǐyìjì, [數以億計], countless/innumerable
        gěiyǐ, [給以], to give/to grant
        
        yǐcǐlèituī, [以此類推], and so on/in a similar fashion
        
        yǐjūn, [以軍], Israeli soldiers
        yǐróukègāng, [以柔克剛], to use softness to conquer strength (idiom)
        yǐéchuáné, [以訛傳訛], to spread falsehoods/to increasingly distort the truth/to pile errors on top of ...
        
        
        
        mínyǐshíwéitiān, [民以食為天], Food is the God of the people. (idiom); People view food as the primary need./Fo...
        yǐfúsuǒ, Ephesis
        
        
        shòurényǐbǐng, to hand someone the swordhilt (idiom)/to give someone a hold on oneself
        
        
        fǔyǐ, [輔以], supplemented by/accompanied by/with
        yǐquánmóusī, [以權謀私], to use one's position for personal gain (idiom)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        yǐyìdàiláo, [以逸待勞], to wait at one's ease for the exhausted enemy/to nurture one's strength and bide...
        
        
        liáoyǐzìwèi, just to console oneself (idiom)
        
        
        
        
        kuānyǐdàirén, [寬以待人], to be lenient with others (idiom)
        

        dāi/dài, to stay, to wait/to treat/to deal with/to need/going to (do sth)/about to/intend...
        děngdài, to wait/to wait for
        qīdài, to look forward to/to await/expectation
        duìdài, [對待], to treat/treatment
        nüèdài, to mistreat/to maltreat/to abuse/mistreatment/maltreatment
        dāihuìr, [待會兒], in a moment/later/Taiwan pr. [dāi huǐ r]
        
        pòbùjídài, impatient (idiom); in a hurry/itching to get on with it
        kàndài, to look upon/to regard
        zhāodài, to receive (guests)/to entertain/reception
        dàiyù, treatment/pay/salary/status/rank
        jiēdài, to receive (a visitor)/to admit (allow sb to enter)
        
        jiāodài, variant of 交代[jiāo dài]
        zhāodàihuì, [招待會], (press) conference/reception/CL:個|个[gè],次[cì]
        kuǎndài, to entertain/to be hospitable to
        shìmùyǐdài, lit. to wipe one's eyes and wait (idiom); to wait and see
        jiēdàiyuán, [接待員], receptionist
        yǒudài, not yet (done)/pending
        zuòyǐdàibì, [坐以待斃], to sit and wait for death (idiom); resigned to one's fate
        dàixù, [待續], to be continued
        yōudài, [優待], preferential treatment/to give preferential treatment
        shàndài, to treat well
        
        
        zhěngzhuāngdàifā, [整裝待發], to get ready (for a journey)/ready and waiting
        dàidìng, to await a decision/to be pending
        dàirén, to treat people (politely, harshly etc)
        shǒuzhūdàitù, lit. to guard a tree-stump, waiting for rabbits (idiom)/to wait idly for opportu...
        
        xiāngdài, to treat
        kuīdài, [虧待], to treat sb unfairly
        
        
        zhāodàiyuán, [招待員], usher/greeter
        jíbùkědài, impatient/eager to/anxious to
        dāndài, [擔待], to pardon/please excuse (me)/to take responsibility
        zhǐrìkědài, imminent/just around the corner (idiom)
        dàijī, [待機], to wait for an opportunity/to seize a chance/pragmatic
        jiēdàishì, reception room
        shíbùwǒdài, [時不我待], time and tide wait for no man (idiom)
        
        dàiyè, [待業], to await job assignment (term used only in mainland China)
        
        dàirénjiēwù, the way one treats people
        qiáoshǒuyǐdài, [翹首以待], to hold one's breath (in anticipation) (idiom)/to anxiously await
        
        zhāodàisuǒ, guest house/small hotel
        liúdài, to leave sth for later/to postpone (work, a decision etc)
        
        
        jídài, see 急待[jí dài]
        yōudàiquàn, [優待券], discount coupon/complimentary ticket
        
        
        
        bǎifèidàixīng, [百廢待興], many things waiting to be done (idiom)/a thousand things to do
        
        áoáodàibǔ, cry piteously for food
        kuāndài, [寬待], to treat leniently/liberal treatment
        hòudài, generous treatment
        
        yǐyìdàiláo, [以逸待勞], to wait at one's ease for the exhausted enemy/to nurture one's strength and bide...
        
        
        kuānyǐdàirén, [寬以待人], to be lenient with others (idiom)

        bì, [斃]/[獘], to die violently, to collapse/variant of 斃|毙[bì]/variant of 獙[bì]
        jībì, [擊斃], to kill/to shoot dead
        qiāngbì, [槍斃], to execute by firing squad/to shoot dead/fig. to discard/to get rid of
        zuòyǐdàibì, [坐以待斃], to sit and wait for death (idiom); resigned to one's fate
        bìmìng, [斃命], to meet violent death/to get killed

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