Flashcards in Modern Chinese En-Ch 2 Deck (22):
I'm from that weird country that elected Trump as president.
. . . waiting for the moment when the door opens . . . .
刹那: chà nà
an example of a general trend
Dress up as a crocodile
Unconcerned about social conventions
He aimed, but missed
The policeman aimed at the man
wherever you look
as far as the eye can see
fàng yǎn wàng qù
This bridge was built with funds pooled by the local farmers.
集资 jízī：pool money
兴建 xīngjìan：to build
Today I'm working a little late so as to avoid a rush in the morning.
leave a matter unsettled
bù liǎo liǎo zhī
Unbeknownst to Siegfried, Kriemhild has already been watching Siegfried for some time from her window as he exercises in the courtyard.
察觉：chá jué：to become aware of
A common occurrence/sight
sī kōng jiàn guàn
These city states were vaguely unified under the Holy Roman Empire.
庇护：bì hù： shelter, protection, aegis
Love hardly plays any part in Beowulf or Song of Roland.
The room was immediately filled with a spicy smell.
To be disillusioned with the world
(Buddhism) Give up secular life
kàn pò hóng chén
The public is certainly getting tired of hearing about it.
My performance in the exam did not meet up to my expectations.
尽如人意 [jìn rú rén yì]: entirely satisfactory
huáng hūn shí fēn