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an Irish person
爱尔兰人 Aìěrlán rén
to ring the doorbell
按门铃 àn ménlíng
be a great help
帮了大忙 bāng le dà máng
help
帮忙 bāngmáng
quilt
被子 bèizi
competition
比赛 bǐsài
closing ceremony
闭幕式 bìmùshì
must
必须 bìxū
label
标签 biāoqiān
Do not restrict oneself
别拘束 bié jūshù
don't forget
别忘了 bié wàng le
hotel (usually expensive)
宾馆 bīnguǎn
cookie
饼干 bǐnggān
play (2)
播放 bōfàng
not good or bad
不好不坏 bùhǎo bùhuài
unsanitary
不卫生 bù wèishēng
to not need to thank
不用谢 bùyòng xiè
not very (2)
不怎么 bù zěnme
to look up information
查资料 chá zīliào
look up in a dictionary
查字典 chá zìdiǎn
to sing the birthday song
唱生日歌 chàng shēngrì gē
to take a short cut
抄近路 chāo jìnlù
to ride an elevator
乘电梯 chéng diàntī
to ride an elevator/plane (formal)
乘坐电梯 chéng zuò diàntī/feiji
by(train, bus, plane, subway...)
乘 chéng
cannot eat anymore
吃不下 chībuxià
to arrive late
迟到 chídào
charge (a battery)
充电 chōngdiàn
smoke a cigarette
抽烟 chōuyān
bad shot
臭球 chòuqiú
to leave the country
出国 chūguó
to run or drive through a red light
闯红灯 chuǎng hóngdēng
start an undertaking
创业 chuàngyè
to blow out the candles
吹蜡烛 chuī làzhú
purified water
纯净水 chúnjìngshuǐ
Maglev train
磁悬浮列车 cíxuánfú lièchē
to play mahjong (2)
搓麻将 cuō májiàng
to dial incorrectly
打错 dǎ cuò
to dial wrong number
打错 dǎcuò
to play mahjong
打麻将 dǎ májiàng
to play cards
打牌 dǎpái
to play poker
打扑克 dǎ pūkè
to have a snowball fight
打雪仗 dǎxuězhàng
have an injection
打针 dǎzhēn
size
大小 dàxiǎo
cowardly
胆小 dǎnxiǎo
knife and fork
刀叉 dāochā
to make trouble
捣蛋 dǎodàn
to arrive together
到齐 dào qí
to login
登陆 dēnglù
wait for a while
等一等 děng yi děng
to light candle
点蜡烛 diǎn làzhú
penalty kick
点球 diǎnqiú
light snacks
点心 diǎnxin
electric lamp
电灯 diàndēng
telephone number
电话号码 diànhuà hàomǎ
phone number
电话号码 diànhuà hàomǎ
E-commerce
电子商务 diànzǐ shāngwù
Email (1)
电子邮件 diànzǐyóujiàn
naughty
调皮 tiáopí
plate (2)
碟子 diézi
become engaged
订婚 dìnghūn
engagement
订婚 dìnghūn
host
东道主 dōngdàozhǔ
to move
动 dòng
to mispronounce (a word)
读错 dú cuò
to gamble
赌博 dǔbó
bellyache
肚子疼 dùzi téng
belly
肚子 dùzi
to make a snowman
堆雪人 duī xuěrén
to eat a little more
多吃一点 duō chī yīdiǎn
to dress more
多穿衣服 duō chuān yīfu
get out of the way
躲开 duǒ kāi
to get rich
发财 fācái
to get angry
发火 fāhuǒ
to fine
罚款 fákuǎn
service
服务 fúwù
good fortune
福 fú
in a hurry (to do sth.)
赶时间 gǎn shíjiān
to catch cold
感冒 gǎnmào
just right (2)
刚好 gānghǎo
high-level
高级 gāojí
overhead road
高架公路 gāojià gōnglù
public toilet
公共厕所 gōnggòng cèsuǒ
public official
公务员 gōngwùyuán
dog meat
狗肉 gǒuròu
intentionally
故意 gùyì
well-behaved
乖 guāi
champion
冠军 guànjūn
to be allergic
过敏 guòmǐn
to go over / pass by (a place, or in terms of time), the past
过去 guòqù
to have a birthday
过生日 guò shēngrì
shy
害羞 hàixiū
Korean wan
韩元 hányuán
good shot
好球 hǎoqiú
pleasant to hear
好听 hǎotīng
be drunk
喝醉 hēzuì
black horse
黑马 hēimǎ
black whistle
黑哨 hēishào
to love very much
很爱 hěn ài
seldom
很少 hěn shǎo
scented tea
花茶 huāchá
to spend
花 huā
to be worth the price
划算 huásuàn
welcome
欢迎 huānyíng
not too bad (when asked how you are), nothing special (when asking about something where the expectation is positive e.g. a film)
还好 hái hǎo
change into
换成 huànchéng
to exchange money
换钱 huànqián
to exchange
换 huàn
call back
回电话 huí diànhuà
to return to home country
回国 huíguó
accounting
会计 kuàijì
wedding ceremony
婚礼 hūnlǐ
what's the temperature...?
几度 jǐ dù
to mail to
寄到 jìdào
sender
寄件人 jìjiànrén
to mail a letter
寄信 jì xìn
computer (2)
计算机 jìsuànjī
clip / pinch
夹 jiā
hometown
家乡 jiāxiāng
Canada
加拿大 Jiānádà
overtime(OT)
加时赛 jiāshísài
to marry(a man)
嫁 jià
traffic
交通 jiāotōng
to teach
教 jiāo
to call (something/someone) incorrectly
叫错 jiào cuò
yelling ( sound made by person )
叫声 jiàoshēng
answer the phone
接电话 jiē diànhuà
to answer the phone
接电话 jiēdiànhuà
to pay the bill
结帐 jiézhàng
to have lent out
借出去了 jiéchūqù le
to introduce
介绍 jièshào
finance
金融 jīnróng
nervous
紧张 jǐnzhāng
to enter
进去 jìnqù
No smoking
禁止吸烟 jìnzhǐ xīyān
to ban
禁止 jìnzhǐ
manager
经理 jīnglǐ
police
警察 jǐngchá
make a toast
敬酒 jìngjiǔ
to bow or salute
敬礼 jìnglǐ
to fight a fire
救火 jiùhuǒ
Help! Save me!
救命 ! jiùmìng!
to write a receipt
开发票 kāifāpiào
power switch
开关 kāiguān
opening ceremony
开幕式 kāimùshì
boiled (tap) water
开水 kāishuǐ
to write a prescription
开药 kāiyào
it would appear
看上去 kàn shangqu
to look at for a while
看一看 kàn yi kàn
near the side
靠边 kàobiān
next to the window (on train)
靠窗 kào chuāng
free time
空余时间 kòngyú shíjiān
free (as in time)
空余 kòngyú
thirsty
口渴 kǒukě
to deduct
扣 kòu
bitter
苦 kǔ
to come in quickly
快进来 kuài jìnlái
stop quickly
快停车 kuài tíngchē
junk food
垃圾食品 lājī shípǐn
garbage bin (as opposed to 'can')
垃圾箱 lājīxiāng
junk mail
垃圾邮件 lājī yóujiàn
diarrhea
拉肚子 lā dùzi
to arrive late
来晚 láiwǎn
orchid
兰花 lánhuā
old song
老歌 lǎo gē
husband
老公 lǎogōng
wife
老婆 lǎopo
the same as always
老样子 lǎoyàngzi
cold water
冷水 lěngshuǐ
to divorce
离婚 líhūn
to contact
联系 liánxì
chat
聊天 liáotiān
to chat
聊天 liáotiān
popular songs
流行歌曲 liúxíng gēqǔ
stairs
楼梯 lóutī
rouble
卢布 lúbù
roadside
路边 lùbiān
hostel (usually cheap) 1
旅店 lǚdiàn
hostel (usually cheap) 2
旅馆 lǚguǎn
ship
轮船 lúnchuán
rollerskating
轮滑 lúnhuá
seats are full
满了 mǎn le
Are you busy?
忙吗? máng ma?
rose flower
玫瑰花 méiguihuā
rose
玫瑰 méigui
to not have free time
没空 méi kòng
to not have something to do
没事 méishì
not to have nutrition
没营养 méi yíngyǎng
to get lost
迷路 mílù
free
免费 miǎnfèi
interviewer
面试官 miànshìguān
to interview
面试 miànshì
face value
面值 miànzhí
to put out a fire
灭火 mièhuǒ
to hold well
拿好 ná hǎo
uneatable
难吃 nánchī
difficult to say
难说 nánshuō
unpleasant sounding
难听 nántīng
to fuss
闹 nào
capability
能力 nénglì
steak
牛排 niúpái
countryside (2)
农村 nóngcūn
hard-working
努力 nǔlì
hate spicy food
怕辣 pà là
afraid of cold
怕冷 pà lěng
mind the hot weather, dread the heat
怕热 pà rè
afraid
怕 pà
to take a picture
拍照 pāizhào
queuing
排队 páiduì
brand
牌子 páizi
beside
旁边 pángbiān
to run for a while
跑一跑 pǎo yi pǎo
to touch
碰 pèng
wife
妻子 qīzi
light green
浅绿色 qiǎnlǜsè
to knock on the door
敲门 qiāomén
chocolate
巧克力 qiǎokèlì
relaxed
轻松 qīngsōng
Help yourself to the food
请随便吃 qǐng suíbiàn chī
please sit here
请这边坐 qǐng zhèbiān zuò
to celebrate
庆祝 qìngzhù
propose marriage
求婚 qiúhūn
district
区 qū
to marry(a woman)
娶 qǔ
to have kept you waiting long
让你久等了 ràng nǐ jiǔ děng le
Japanese yen
日元 rìyuán
if
如果 rúguǒ
soft sleeper (on a train)
软卧 ruǎnwò
soft seat (on train)
软座 ruǎnzuò
Switzerland
瑞士 Ruìshì
salad (2)
色拉 sèlā
to quickly get out of the way
闪开 shǎn kāi
to be online
上线 shàngxiàn
after a while
稍后 shāohòu
scooper (cutlery)
勺子 sháozi
dark green
深绿色 shēnlǜsè
holy
神圣 shénshèng
birthday card
生日卡 shēngrì kǎ
unboiled (tap) water
生水 shēngshuǐ
businessman
生意人 shēngyìrén
St. Patrick's day
圣帕特里克节 shèngpàtèlǐkè jié
World Cup
世界杯 shìjièbēi
to receive
收到 shōudào
recipient
收件人 shōujiànrén
to receive mail
收邮件 shōu yóujiàn
mobile phone number
手机号码 shǒujī hàomǎ
to lose
输 shū
cooked
熟 shú
be born in the year of (one of the 12 animals associated with a 12-year cycle)
属 shǔ
digital camera
数码相机 shùmǎxiàngjī
to count
数 shǔ
to come to an agreement
说好 shuōhǎo
driver
司机 sījī
to deliver
送 sòng
to search
搜索 sōusuǒ
sour
酸 suān
help yourself
随便吃 suíbiàn chī
as one wishes
随意 suíyì
to run away / escape
逃开 táo kāi
naughty/mischievous
淘气 táoqì
be disgust
讨厌 tǎoyàn
specialty
特长 tècháng
EMS Express Mail Service
特快专递 tèkuài zhuāndì
talent
天赋 tiānfù
to hear but be unable to understand
听不懂 tīngbudǒng
can't hear clearly
听不清楚 tīng bu qīngchu
to hear incorrectly
听错 tīng cuò
to hear and be able to understand
听得懂 tīngdedǒng
can hear clearly
听得清楚 tīng de qīngchu
obedient
听话 tīnghuà
quite/very
挺 tǐng
notice
通知 tōngzhī
cohabit
同居 tóngjū
children's nursery rhymes
童谣 tóngyáo
headache
头疼 tóuténg
exchange a purchase
退换 tuìhuàn
to play for a while
玩一玩 wán yi wán
online game
网络游戏 wǎngluò yóuxì
to shop online
网上购物 wǎngshàng gòuwù
website
网站 wǎngzhàn
roundtrip ticket
往返票 wǎngfǎn piào
fiancé
未婚夫 wèihūnfū
fiancée
未婚妻 wèihūnqī
stomach ache
胃疼 wèiténg
stomach
胃 wèi
seat
位子 wèizi
defend a title
卫冕 wèimiǎn
sanitary towel
卫生巾 wèishēngjīn
to shake hands
握手 wòshǒu
no-smoking area
无烟区 wúyānqū
smoking area
吸烟区 xīyānqū
to smoke
吸烟 xīyān
shampoo
洗发水 xǐfàshuǐ
to be offline
下线 xiàxiàn
to download
下载 xiàzǎi
to scare to death
吓死 xiàsǐ
photo album
相册 xiàngcè
picture frame
相框 xiàngkuāng
sausage
香肠 xiāngcháng
countryside (1)
乡下 xiāngxià
to think about it
想一想 xiǎng yi xiǎng
toast ... (a person)
向......敬酒 xiàng ... jìngjiǔ
toward the right
向右 xiàngyòu
toward the left
向左 xiàng zuǒ
toward
向 xiàng
firefighter
消防员 xiāofángyuán
a piece of cake
小菜一碟 xiǎocài yī dié
to give a smile/laugh a bit
笑一笑 xiào yi xiào
to write incorrectly
写错 xiě cuò
laxative
泻药 xièyào
salary
薪水 xīnshuǐ
new song
新歌 xīn gē
Singapore
新加坡 Xīnjiāpō
luggage storage room
行李寄存处 xínglǐ jìcúnchù
luggage rack
行李架 xínglǐjià
suitcase
行李箱 xínglǐxiāng
luggage
行李 xíngli
age according to the old Chinese system
虚岁 xūsuì
to make a wish
许愿 xǔyuàn
sprite
雪碧 xuěbì
toothache
牙疼 yáténg
ashtray
烟灰缸 yānhuīgāng
serious
严重 yánzhòng
lullaby
摇篮曲 yáolánqǔ
medicine
药 yào
demand, request
要求 yāoqiú
bottoms up
一口干 yīkǒu gān
bottoms up (2)
一口闷 yīkǒumēn
a song
一首歌 yī shǒu gē
a bouquet of flowers
一束花 yī shù huā
a monkey
一只猴子 yī zhī hóuzi
a bird
一只鸟 yī zhī niǎo
India
印度 Yìndù
English song
英文歌 yīngwén gē
to employ
应聘 yìngpìn
to win
赢 yíng
coin
硬币 yìngbì
hard sleeper (on a train)
硬卧 yìngwò
hard seat (on train)
硬座 yìngzuò
brave
勇敢 yǒnggǎn
to use cash to pay
用现金付 yòng xiànjīn fù
e-mail (2)
邮件 yóujiàn
a little cold
有点冷 yǒudiǎn lěng
to have free time
有空 yǒukòng
interesting
有趣 yǒuqù
to be occupied (phone)
有事 yǒushì
to have seat
有位子 yǒu wèizi
have bacteria
有细菌 yǒu xījūn
once again
又 yòu
to forgive
原谅 yuánliàng
athlete
运动员 yùndòngyuán
luck
运气 yùnqi
online
在线 zàixiàn
to leave early from work
早退 zǎotuì
how to read (1)
怎么读 zěnme dú
how could that be? / how come?
怎么会 zěnme huì
how to read (2)
怎么念 zěnme niàn
to stand up
站起来 zhàn qilai
hostel (usually cheap) 3
招待所 zhāodàisuǒ
to receive guests
招待 zhāodài
to be unable to find
找不到 zhǎo bu dào
to not find the right one
找错 zhǎo cuò
to have found
找到了 zhǎodào le
to give change
找钱 zhǎoqián
to try to find
找 zhǎo
camera
照相机 zhàoxiàngjī
round sum of money
整钱 zhěngqián
just right (1)
正好 zhènghǎo
bank check
支票 zhīpiào
post / job title
职位 zhíwèi
anti-diarrhea medicine
止泻药 zhǐxièyào
stop diarrhea
止泻 zhǐxiè
measure word for animals
只 zhǐ
banknotes
纸币 zhǐbì
volunteer
志愿者 zhìyuànzhě
Chinese culture
中国文化 zhōngguó wénhuà
Chinese song
中文歌 Zhōngwén gē
years of age
周岁 zhōusuì
to register (on a website)
注册 zhùcè
to pass on (word)
转告 zhuǎngào
automatic cash-withdrawal machine
自动取款机 zìdòng qǔkuǎnjī
tap water
自来水 zìláishuǐ
self-introduction
自我介绍 zìwǒ jièshào
in total
总共 zǒnggòng
Goodbye. Take care.
走好 zǒuhǎo
to take the stairs
走楼梯 zǒu lóutī
to walk for a while
走一走 zǒu yi zǒu
motherland
祖国 zǔguó
the lowest price
最低价 zuìdījià
to play a game
做游戏 zuò yóuxì
to ride an elevator
坐电梯 zuò diàntī
to sit down
坐下去 zuò xiàqu
have a seat
坐一坐 zuò yi zuò
[police emergency number in the PRC]
110 yāo yāo líng
[directory assistance number in the PRC]
114 yāo yāo sì
[medical emergency number in the PRC]
120 yāo èr líng
St. Patrick's Day
shèngpàtèlǐkè jié
holy
神圣 shénshèng
orchid
兰花 lánhuā
to celebrate
庆祝 qìngzhù
to not find the right one
zhǎo cuò
to call (something/someone) incorrectly
jiào cuò
to mispronounce (a word)
dú cuò
cannot touch
bùnéng mō
to try(product)
shìyòng
to try(clothes)
shìchuān
clerk
yíngyèyuán
customer
gùkè
to get out of the way
ràngkai
fair
gōngpíng
there is something for everyone
rénrén yǒufèn
to charge a fee
shōufèi
free
miǎnfèi
broadband
kuāndài
cost
fèiyong
to install
ānzhuāng
forehead
étóu
eyebrow
méimao
eyelash
jiémáo
neck
bózi
toe
jiǎozhǐ
heel
jiǎogēn
to take attendance
diǎnmíng
to raise one's hand
jǔshǒu
shhh
keyboard
jiànpán
mouse
shǔbiāo
earphones
ěrjī
webcam
shèxiàngtóu
to nod one's head
diǎntóu
multicolor
cǎisè
star
xīngxing
a fly
cāngying
to itch
yǎng
example sentence
例句 lìjù
cloth napkin
餐巾 cānjīn
handkerchief
手帕 shǒupà
tiger
老虎 lǎohǔ
ferocious/bad tempered
凶 xiōng
speed
速度 sùdù
museum
博物馆 bówùguǎn
art gallery
美术馆 měishùguǎn
sports stadium; gymnasium
体育馆 tǐyùguǎn
ice cream
冰淇淋 bīngqílín
popsicle
棒冰 bàngbīng
Sundae
圣代 shèngdài
ice cream (2)
雪糕 xuěgāo
milkshake
奶昔 nǎixī
taste it and see
吃吃看 chīchi kàn
to cut
切 qiē
to refuse
拒绝 jùjué
to accept
接受 jiēshòu
to move home to
搬到 bāndào
to immigrate
移民 yímín
sit down
坐下 zuòxia
lie down
躺下 tǎngxia
to give one's seat to another
让座 ràngzuò
to bark
叫 jiào
the first time
第一遍 dì yī biàn
the second time
第二遍 dì èr biàn
bad-tasting
难吃 nánchī
soap
香皂 xiāngzào
joke
笑话 xiàohua
simplified Chinese character
简体字 jiǎntǐzì
traditional Chinese character
繁体字 fántǐzì
electric fan
电风扇 diànfēngshàn
to sweat (2)
流汗 liúhàn
a second (in time)
秒 miǎo
to drink too much
喝多 hēduō
coffee creamer
奶精 nǎijīng
maternal grandfather
外公 wàigōng
maternal grandmother
外婆 wàipó
lonely
寂寞 jìmò
lonesome
孤独 gūdú
slim
苗条 miáotiao
shapely
丰满 fēngmǎn
strong
强壮 qiángzhuàng
tonight
今晚 jīnwǎn
this time
这次 zhècì
to answer the telephone
接电话 jiē diànhuà
to leave a message
留言 liúyán
jack-o-lantern
南瓜灯 nánguādēng
devil
魔鬼 móguǐ
witch
巫婆 wūpó
inside (indoors)
里面 lǐmian
to do business
做生意 zuò shēngyi
to have a way to do something
有办法 yǒu bànfǎ
boyfriend and girlfriend
男女朋友 nánnǚ péngyou
height (of a person)
身高 shēngāo
steamed dumpling
小笼包 xiǎolóngbāo
wonton
馄饨 húntun
come with me
跟我来 gēn wǒ lái
dressing (salad)
调味料 tiáowèiliào
taxi (2)
的士 dīshì
Christmas Eve
平安夜 píngānyè
Christmas stocking
圣诞袜 shèngdànwà
chimney
烟囱 yāncōng
Santa Claus
圣诞老人 Shèngdànlǎorén
to turn on the air conditioner
开空调 kāi kōngtiáo
table lamp
台灯 táidēng
to congratulate
祝贺 zhùhè
polite
有礼貌 yǒu lǐmào
impolite
没礼貌 méi lǐmào
cigarette
烟 yān
to light a cigarette
点烟 diǎnyān
match
火柴 huǒchái
scalding
烫 tàng
to open
打开 dǎkāi
passable
还好 hái hǎo
ham
火腿 huǒtuǐ
sad (2)
伤心 shāngxīn
noodles in soup
汤面 tāngmiàn
to play ball
打球 dǎqiú
useless
没用 méiyòng
meeting room
会议室 huìyìshì
to be able to see
看得见 kàndejiàn
forget it
算了 suànle
shoe store
鞋店 xiédiàn
to argue
吵架 chǎojià
to scold
骂人 màrén
to fight
打架 dǎjià
to yawn
打哈欠 dǎ hāqiàn
traffic jam
堵车 dǔchē
to hurry for a train or bus
赶车 gǎnchē
there is enough time
来得及 láidejí
to have a runny nose
流鼻涕 liú bítì
哇 Whoa
to recharge
充电器 chōngdiàn
recharger
充电器 chōngdiànqì
to turn off a machine
关机 guānjī
to turn on a machine
开机 kāijī
no need to see me off
留步 liúbù
to fall down
摔倒 shuāidǎo
to hurt
痛 tòng
same to you
你也是 nǐ yě shì
Wishing you prosperity in the new year!
恭喜发财 gōngxǐ fācái
star (celeb)
明星 míngxīng
to be unable to lift
拿不动 nábudòng
athlete's foot
脚气 jiǎoqì
awesome, cool
厉害 lìhai
to squat or crouch
蹲 dūn
to flush (toilet)
冲水 chōngshuǐ
to get a doggy bag
打包 dǎbāo
map of the world
世界地图 shìjiè dìtú
a piggy bank
存钱罐 cúnqiánguàn
to explode
爆炸 bàozhà
guest
客人kèrén
Mexico
墨西哥 Mòxīgē
client; customer
客户 kèhù
to go out on business; business trip
出差 chūchāi
rain coat
雨衣 yǔyī
turn left (2)
大拐 dàguǎi
turn right (2)
小拐 xiǎoguǎi
Halloween
万圣节 Wànshèngjié
practical joke
恶作剧 èzuòjù
Tokyo
东京 Dōngjīng
Los Angeles
洛杉矶 Luòshānjī