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[胡作非為] húzuòfēiwéi to run amok (idiom); to commit outrages

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        húshuō, [胡說], to talk nonsense/drivel
        húzi, [鬍子], beard/mustache or whiskers/facial hair/CL:撮[zuǒ],根[gēn]/(coll.) bandit
        Hú/hú, [衚]/[鬍], surname Hu, non-Han people, esp. from central Asia/reckless/outrageous/what?/why...
        húchě, to chatter/nonsense/blather
        húshuōbādào, [胡說八道], to talk rubbish
        húluóbo, [胡蘿蔔], carrot
        húnào, [胡鬧], to act willfully and make a scene/to make trouble
        húyánluànyǔ, [胡言亂語], babbling nonsense (idiom); crazy and unfounded ravings/double Dutch
        
        
        sǐhútòng, dead end/blind alley
        húhuà, [胡話], nonsense/ridiculous talk/hogwash
        hújiāo, pepper
        húluàn, [胡亂], careless/reckless/casually/absent-mindedly/at will/at random/any old how
        húxū, [鬍鬚], beard/CL:根[gēn],綹|绺[liǔ]
        
        húlái, [胡來], to act arbitrarily regardless of the rules/to mess with sth/to make a hash of th...
        hútáo, walnut
        
        hújiāofěn, ground pepper (i.e. powder)
        
        ShèngHúān, [聖胡安], San Juan, capital of Puerto Rico
        Hútúzú, [胡圖族], Hutu, an ethnic group in Rwanda and Burundi
        Húfó, Hoover (name)/Herbert Hoover (1874-1964) US mining engineer and Republican polit...
        
        húzuòfēiwéi, [胡作非為], to run amok (idiom); to commit outrages
        
        húzhōu, [胡謅], to invent crazy nonsense/to cook up (excuses)/to talk at random/wild babble
        hútòng, [衚衕], lane/alley/CL:條|条[tiáo], variant of 胡同[hú tòng]
        
        
        hújiǎománchán, [胡攪蠻纏], to pester endlessly (idiom)/an annoying troublemaker
        húyuè, [胡樂], Hu music/central Asian music (e.g. as appreciated by Tang literati)
        
        
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        Húkè, Hook or Hooke (name)/Robert Hooke (1635-1703), brilliant English experimental sc...
        guāhúdāo, [刮鬍刀], razor
        hútu, [胡塗], variant of 糊塗|糊涂[hú tu]
        
        luòsāihúzi, [絡腮鬍子], full beard
        
        
        húchuī, to boast wildly
        
        
        húluóbosù, [胡蘿蔔素], carotene
        
        
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        húguā, cucumber
        Hútiān, Zoroastrianism
        
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        hújiǎo, [胡攪], to disturb/to pester
        
        
        
        
        Húfū, Khufu (Pharoah, reigned possibly 2590-2568 BC)
        
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        húdié, variant of 蝴蝶[hú dié]
        
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        gōngzuò, to work/(of a machine) to operate/job/work/task/CL:個|个[gè],份[fèn],項|项[xiàng]
        zuòwéi, [作為], one's conduct/deed/activity/accomplishment/achievement/to act as/as (in the capa...
        zuò, to do/to grow/to write or compose/to pretend/to regard as/to feel/writings or wo...
        hézuò, to cooperate/to collaborate/to work together/cooperation/CL:個|个[gè]
        dòngzuò, [動作], movement/motion/action/CL:個|个[gè]
        zuòyòng, to act on/to affect/action/function/activity/impact/result/effect/purpose/intent...
        zuòpǐn, work (of art)/opus/CL:部[bù],篇[piān]
        zhìzuò, [製作], to make/to manufacture
        dàngzuò, [當作], to treat as/to regard as
        zuòzhèng, [作證], to bear witness/to testify
        zuòjiā, author/CL:個|个[gè],位[wèi]
        zuòyè, [作業], school assignment/homework/work/task/operation/CL:個|个[gè]/to operate
        zuòchū, to put out/to come up with/to make (a choice, decision, proposal, response, comm...
        suǒzuòsuǒwéi, [所作所為], one's conduct and deeds
        fāzuò, [發作], to flare-up/to break out
        zhènzuò, to bestir oneself/to pull oneself together/to cheer up/to uplift/to stimulate
        zuòàn, to commit a crime
        cāozuò, to work/to operate/to manipulate
        yùnzuò, [運作], to operate/operations/workings/activities (usu. of an organization)/thread (comp...
        zuòzhàn, [作戰], combat/to fight
        zuòzhě, author/writer/CL:個|个[gè]
        gōngzuòshì, studio/workshop
        zuòbì, to practice fraud/to cheat/to engage in corrupt practices
        èzuòjù, [惡作劇], mischief/mischievous/practical joke/prank
        chuàngzuò, [創作], to create/to produce/to write/creative work/creation/CL:個|个[gè]
        xiězuò, [寫作], to write/to compose/writing/written works
        zhuāngzuò, [裝作], to pretend/to feign/to act a part
        chēngzuò, [稱作], to be called/to be known as
        jiézuò, [傑作], masterpiece
        fùzuòyòng, side effect
        zuòfēng, [作風], style/style of work/way
        kànzuò, to look upon as/to regard as
        zuòǒu, [作嘔], to feel sick/to feel nauseous/to feel disgusted
        zuòduì, [作對], to set oneself against/to oppose/to make a pair
        
        zuòqǔjiā, composer/songwriter
        yòngzuò, to use for the purpose of/to serve as
        zhùzuò, to write/literary work/book/article/writings/CL:部[bù]
        
        
        gōngzuòzhě, worker
        zuòqǔ, to compose (music)
        xiézuò, [協作], cooperation/coordination
        zuòsuì, haunted/to haunt/to cause mischief
        
        gōngzuòfú, work clothes
        zìzuòcōngmíng, [自作聰明], to think oneself clever (idiom)/self-styled genius/a smart aleck
        zuòzuo, affected/artificial
        zìzuòzhǔzhāng, [自作主張], to think for oneself and act accordingly (idiom); to act on one's own initiative
        zuòzhǔ, to decide/to make decisions/to back up sb/to support
        gōngzuòkuáng, workaholic
        jùzuòjiā, [劇作家], playwright
        jiàozuò, to call/to be called
        zhuāngmózuòyàng, [裝模作樣], to put on an act (idiom); to show affectation/to indulge in histrionics
        dàzuò, your work (book, musical composition etc) (honorific)/to erupt/to begin abruptly
        zhuāngqiāngzuòshì, [裝腔作勢], posturing/pretentious/affected
        zuòwén, to write an essay/composition (student essay)/CL:篇[piān]
        
        
        
        
        zuòfèi, [作廢], to become invalid/to cancel/to delete/to nullify
        zuòhuà, [作畫], to paint
        xúnhuānzuòlè, [尋歡作樂], pleasure seeking (idiom); life of dissipation
        zuòguài, (of a ghost) to make strange things happen/to act up/to act behind the scenes/to...
        gōngzuòliàng, workload/volume of work
        
        láozuò, [勞作], work/manual labor
        zuòbàn, to accompany/to keep sb company
        gōngzuòzhàn, (computer) workstation
        gōngzuòrì, workday/working day/weekday
        zuòè, [作惡], to do evil
        nóngzuòwù, [農作物], (farm) crops
        zuōfang, workshop (of artisan)
        dàibiǎozuò, representative work (of an author or artist)
        shìzuò, [視作], to regard as/to treat as
        shǐzuòyǒngzhě, lit. the first person to bury funerary dolls (idiom)/fig. the originator of an e...
        màndòngzuò, [慢動作], slow motion
        cāozuòyuán, [操作員], operator
        chǎozuò, to hype/to promote (in the media)
        zuòlè, [作樂], to make merry
        
        gōngzuòtái, [工作檯], workbench/work station
        zuòjiǎ, to counterfeit/to falsify/to cheat/to defraud/fraudulent/to behave affectedly
        húzuòfēiwéi, [胡作非為], to run amok (idiom); to commit outrages
        huàzuò, to change into/to turn into/to become
        cāozuòxìtǒng, [操作系統], operating system
        tōnglìhézuò, to join forces/to give full cooperation
        zuòwù, crop
        
        zuòdá, to answer/to respond
        zuòfǎ, course of action/method of doing sth/practice/modus operandi
        gōngzuòzǔ, [工作組], work team/working group/task force
        hézuòzhě, co-worker/collaborator/also collaborator with the enemy
        wúsuǒzuòwéi, [無所作為], attempting nothing and accomplishing nothing (idiom); without any initiative or ...
        
        wúèbùzuò, [無惡不作], not to shrink from any crime (idiom); to commit any imaginable misdeed
        jiāzuò, masterpiece/fine piece of writing
        zuòjiǎnzìfù, [作繭自縛], to spin a cocoon around oneself (idiom); enmeshed in a trap of one's own devisin...
        zuòxīshíjiān, [作息時間], daily schedule/daily routine
        
        yǐshēnzuòzé, [以身作則], to set an example (idiom); to serve as a model
        
        
        zuòkè, to live somewhere as a visitor/to stay with sb as a guest/to sojourn
        fǎnzuòyòng, opposite reaction
        xīngfēngzuòlàng, [興風作浪], to incite trouble/to stir up havoc
        chuàngzuòzhě, [創作者], originator/creator/author (of some project)/inventor
        zuòxī, work and rest
        zuòwēizuòfú, tyrannical abuse (idiom); riding roughshod over people
        gēngzuò, farming
        
        
        wéifēizuòdǎi, [為非作歹], to break the law and commit crimes (idiom); malefactor/evil-doer/to perpetrate o...
        xiānghùzuòyòng, to interact/interaction/interplay
        
        
        
        zhuānglóngzuòyǎ, [裝聾作啞], to play deaf-mute
        chǔnǚzuò, [處女作], first publication/maiden work
        yuánzuò, original works/original text/original author
        zhìzuòzhě, [製作者], producer/maker/creator
        míngzuò, masterpiece/famous work
        
        
        zuòxiù, to show off (loanword, from English "show")/to grandstand/to perform in a stage ...
        yīgǔzuòqì, [一鼓作氣], in a spurt of energy
        
        dàyǒuzuòwéi, [大有作為], the prospects are very good/sth well worth doing
        
        zuòbà, [作罷], to drop (subject etc)
        
        jiǎoróuzàozuò, [矯揉造作], pretension/affectation/putting on artificial airs
        
        zuògǔ, to die/to pass away
        zuòyònglì, effort/active force/applied force
        
        
        nòngxūzuòjiǎ, [弄虛作假], to practice fraud (idiom); by trickery
        guānghézuòyòng, photosynthesis
        
        
        mòbùzuòshēng, [默不作聲], to keep silent
        lìzuò, to put effort into (work, farming, writing etc)/a masterpiece
        
        gōngzuòduì, [工作隊], a working group/a task force
        zuòluàn, [作亂], to start a rebellion/to rise in revolt
        zuóliao, condiments/seasoning
        
        hézuòshè, cooperative/workers' or agricultural producers' cooperative etc
        dāngjiāzuòzhǔ, [當家作主], to be in charge in one's own house (idiom)/to be the master of one's own affairs
        
        
        zhùzuòquán, [著作權], copyright
        jiànzuò, [間作], interplanting
        
        
        zhuōzuò, my unworthy manuscript (humble expr.)/my humble writing
        chéngmíngzuò, work that makes one's name
        
        zuòjiānfànkē, [作姦犯科], to flout the law
        
        
        
        
        
        jīngjìzuòwù, [經濟作物], cash crop (economics)
        
        wèihǔzuòchāng, [為虎作倀], to act as accomplice to the tiger/to help a villain do evil (idiom)
        
        
        zuòdōng, [作東], to host (a dinner)/to treat/to pick up the check
        
        jiàoyùgōngzuòzhě, educator
        
        
        
        cāozuòtái, operating desk/control panel/console
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        lúnzuò, [輪作], rotation of crops (to preserve fertility of soil)
        
        
        
        
        hézuòfāng, (business) partner
        
        
        

        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
        
西         XīFēi, West Africa
        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
        
        jīnfēixībǐ, You can't compare the present with the past./Nothing is as good as in former tim...
        fēitóngxiǎokě, extremely important/no small matter
        
        fēiyì, [非議], to criticize
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
线         fēixiànxìng, [非線性], nonlinear (math.)
        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...
        
        
        tíxiàojiēfēi, lit. not to know whether to laugh or cry (idiom); both funny and extremely embar...
        
        
        
        guānfēi, lawsuit (from Cantonese)
        Suǒfēiyà, [索非亞], Sofia, capital of Bulgaria
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        hùnxiáoshìfēi, to confuse right and wrong (idiom)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        fēijīnshǔ, [非金屬], nonmetal (chemistry)
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
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        fēidú, [非獨], not only/not merely
        
        
        
        fēifèn, improper/presumptuous/assuming/overstepping one's bounds/also written 非份[fēi fèn...
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        
        sǎohuángdǎfēi, [掃黃打非], to eradicate pornography and illegal publications
        
        
        
        
        

        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

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