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[望塵莫及] wàngchénmòjí lit. to see only the other rider's dust and have no hope of catching up (idiom)
to be far inferior

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        xīwàng, to wish for/to desire/hope/CL:個|个[gè]
        shīwàng, disappointed/to lose hope/to despair
        zhǐwàng, to hope for sth/to count on/hope
        kěwàng, to thirst for/to long for
        qīwàng, to have expectations/to earnestly hope/expectation/hope
        juéwàng, [絕望], to despair/to give up all hope/desperate/desperation
        yuànwàng, [願望], desire/wish
        yùwàng, [慾望], desire/longing/appetite/craving
        wàng, [朢], full moon/to hope/to expect/to visit/to gaze (into the distance)/to look towards...
        tànwàng, to visit/to call on sb/to look around
        wàngyuǎnjìng, [望遠鏡], binoculars/telescope/CL:付[fù],副[fù],部[bù]
        kànwàng, to visit/to pay a call to
        pànwàng, to hope for/to look forward to
        shēwàng, an extravagant hope/to have excessive expectations
        shēngwàng, [聲望], popularity/prestige
        yǎngwàng, to look up at/to look up to sb hopefully
        zhǎnwàng, outlook/prospect/to look ahead/to look forward to
        míngwàng, renown/prestige
        shǒuwàng, to keep watch/on guard
        zhāngwàng, [張望], to look around/to peep (through a crack)/to peer at/to throw a look at
        wúwàng, [無望], without hope/hopeless/without prospects
        guānwàng, [觀望], to wait and see/to watch from the sidelines/to look around/to survey
        yǒuwàng, hopeful/promising
        níngwàng, to stare (at the future)/to fix one's gaze on
        
        qīwàngzhí, expected value
        wēiwàng, prestige
        dàshīsuǒwàng, greatly disappointed
        
        
        yáowàng, [遙望], to look into the distance
        yīwàngwújì, [一望無際], as far as the eye can see (idiom)
        hòuwàng, great hopes/great expectations
        xǐchūwàngwài, to be pleased beyond one's expectations (idiom)/overjoyed at the turn of events
        tiàowàng, to survey the scene from an elevated position
西         dōngzhāngxīwàng, [東張西望], to look in all directions (idiom)/to glance around
        dégāowàngzhòng, a person of virtue and prestige/a person of good moral standing and reputation
        qiánwàngjìng, [潛望鏡], periscope
        
        wàngyuè, full moon
        wàngzú, distinguished or prominent family/influential clan (old)
        wàngchénmòjí, [望塵莫及], lit. to see only the other rider's dust and have no hope of catching up (idiom)/...
        zhòngwàng, [眾望], people's expectations
        
        HǎowàngJiǎo, Cape of Good Hope
        qǐwàng, hope/to hope/to look forward to
        kěwàngérbùkějí, in sight but unattainable (idiom)/inaccessible
        kěwàng, can be expected (to)/to be expected (to)/hopefully (happening)
        qíwàng, to hope/to wish/hope/wish/(old) name of an official post
        wàngjiàn, [望見], to espy/to spot
        shǒuwàngxiāngzhù, to keep watch and defend one another (idiom, from Mencius); to join forces to de...
        wàngzǐchénglóng, [望子成龍], lit. to hope one's son becomes a dragon (idiom); fig. to long for one' s child t...
        rèwàng, [熱望], to aspire
        
        yīwàngwúyín, [一望無垠], to stretch as far as the eye can see (idiom)
        bāwàng, to look forward to
        wàngérquèbù, [望而卻步], to shrink back/to flinch
        dàxǐguòwàng, [大喜過望], overjoyed at unexpected good news (idiom)
穿         wàngyǎnyùchuān, to anxiously await
        shuòwàng, the new moon/the first day of the lunar month
        wàngérshēngwèi, intimidate at the first glance (idiom); awe-inspiring/terrifying/overwhelming
        xiāngwàng, to look at one another/to face each other
        
        yuǎnwàng, [遠望], to gaze afar/to look into the distance
        kuīwàng, [窺望], to peep/to spy on
        
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        chén, [塵], dust/dirt/earth
        huīchén, [灰塵], dust
        xīchénqì, [吸塵器], vacuum cleaner/dust catcher
        chéntǔ, [塵土], dust
        chénāi, [塵埃], dust
        shāchénbào, [沙塵暴], sandstorm
        chénshì, [塵世], this mortal life/the mundane world
        hòuchén, [後塵], lit. trailing dust/fig. sb's footsteps/course in life
        Chénāiluòdìng/chénāiluòdìng, [塵埃落定], "Red Poppies", novel by 阿來|阿来[Ā lái], the dust settles (idiom)/to settle down/to...
        chénfēng, [塵封], covered in dust/dusty/lying unused for a long time
        yīchénbùrǎn, [一塵不染], untainted by even a speck of dust (idiom); selfless and incorruptible/spotless
        yānchén, [煙塵], smoke and dust/air pollution
        hóngchén, [紅塵], the world of mortals (Buddhism)/human society/worldly affairs
        fěnchén, [粉塵], dust
        chúchén, [除塵], to eliminate dust (i.e. filter out suspended particles)
        wàngchénmòjí, [望塵莫及], lit. to see only the other rider's dust and have no hope of catching up (idiom)/...
        
        fēngchén, [風塵], windblown dust/hardships of travel/vicissitudes of life/prostitution
        shāchén, [沙塵], sand/sandstorm (common in spring in north China)
        qiánchén, [前塵], the past/impurity contracted previously (in the sentient world) (Buddhism)
        shènxiāochénshàng, [甚囂塵上], clamor raises the dust (idiom); a tremendous clamor/to raise a tremendous stink
        fēngchénpúpú, [風塵僕僕], lit. covered in dust (idiom)/fig. travel-worn
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        chénbào, [塵暴], dust devil
        
        yīlùfēngchén, [一路風塵], to live an exhausting journey
        

        Mò/mò, surname Mo, do not/there is none who
        
        Mòsīkē, Moscow, capital of Russia
        mòmíngqímiào, unfathomable mystery (idiom); subtle and ineffable/unable to make head or tail o...
        
        
        
        
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        mòfēi, can it be possible that/could it be
        
        mòdà, greatest/most important
        mòxūyǒu, [莫須有], groundless/baseless
        mòguòyú, [莫過於], nothing can surpass
        
        
        mòmíng, indescribable/ineffable
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        Mòěrsī, [莫爾斯], Morse (name)
        
        Mòsāngbǐkè, Mozambique
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        hòuhuǐmòjí, [後悔莫及], too late for regrets (idiom); It is useless to repent after the event.
        
        yīchóumòzhǎn, [一籌莫展], to be unable to find a solution/to be at wits' end
        
        
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        Lāmòsī, (Philippine President Fidel) Ramos
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        zhuīhuǐmòjí, too late for regrets (idiom); It is useless to repent after the event.
        
        
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        mòmíngqímiào, variant of 莫名其妙[mò míng qí miào]
        
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        Mòlǐāi, Molière (1622-1673), French playwright and actor, master of comedy
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        yuēmo, [約莫], about/around/approximately
        
        
        
        
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        biānchángmòjí, [鞭長莫及], lit. the whip cannot reach (idiom); beyond one's influence/too far to be able to...
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        qièmò, you must not/Please don't.../be sure not to/on no account (do it)
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        LāshímòěrShān, [拉什莫爾山], Mt Rushmore National Memorial, South Dakota
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        mòcègāoshēn, [莫測高深], enigmatic/beyond one's depth/unfathomable
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        yǐjí, as well as/too/and
        jí, and/to reach/up to/in time for
        jíshí, [及時], in time/promptly/without delay/timely
        Āijí, Egypt
        shèjí, to involve/to touch upon (a topic)
        láibují, [來不及], there's not enough time (to do sth)/it's too late (to do sth)
        láidejí, [來得及], there's still time/able to do sth in time
        pòbùjídài, impatient (idiom); in a hurry/itching to get on with it
        jígé, to pass a test
        tíjí, to mention/to raise (a subject)/to bring to sb's attention
        jíqí, and/as well as
        wēijí, to endanger/to jeopardize/a danger (to life, national security etc)
        gùjí, [顧及], to take into consideration/to attend to
        chùjí, [觸及], to touch (physically, one's feelings etc)/to touch on (a topic)
        lìsuǒnéngjí, as far as one's capabilities extend (idiom); to the best of one's ability/within...
        cuòshǒubùjí, no time to deal with it (idiom); caught unprepared
        tánjí, [談及], to talk about/to mention
        Āěrjílìyà, [阿爾及利亞], Algeria
        bōjí, to spread to/to involve/to affect
        bùjí, to fall short of/not as good as/too late
        biànjí, to extend (everywhere)
        
        yāngjí, to bring disaster to
        gǎnbùjí, [趕不及], not enough time (to do sth)/too late (to do sth)
        jízǎo, at the earliest possible time/as soon as possible
        gǎndéjí, [趕得及], there is still time (to do sth)/to be able to do sth in time/to be able to make ...
        pǔjí, popular/to popularize/universal/ubiquitous/pervasive
        hòuhuǐmòjí, [後悔莫及], too late for regrets (idiom); It is useless to repent after the event.
        yǒuguòzhīérwúbùjí, [有過之而無不及], not to be inferior in any aspects (idiom)/to surpass/to outdo/(derog.) to be eve...
        Āěrjíěr, [阿爾及爾], Algiers, capital of Algeria
        zhuīhuǐmòjí, too late for regrets (idiom); It is useless to repent after the event.
        wàngchénmòjí, [望塵莫及], lit. to see only the other rider's dust and have no hope of catching up (idiom)/...
        qǐjí, to hope to reach/to strive for
        shǐliàowèijí, not expected at the outset (idiom)/unforeseen/to be surprised by the turn of eve...
        Āěrjílìyàrén, [阿爾及利亞人], Algerian
        
        guòyóubùjí, [過猶不及], too far is as bad as not enough (idiom, from the Analects)
        kěwàngérbùkějí, in sight but unattainable (idiom)/inaccessible
        
        lùnjí, [論及], to make reference to/to write about
        
        
        yánbùjíyì, [言不及義], to talk nonsense (idiom)/frivolous talk
        biānchángmòjí, [鞭長莫及], lit. the whip cannot reach (idiom); beyond one's influence/too far to be able to...
        liàojí, to anticipate/forecast/expectation/anticipation
        
        
        
        jíshíyǔ, [及時雨], timely rain/(fig.) timely assistance
        
        fēngmǎniúbùxiāngjí, [風馬牛不相及], to be completely unrelated to one another (idiom)/irrelevant
        
        
        
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