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1 jiùjiu4at once; right away; only; just (emphasis); as early as; already; as soon as; then; in that case; as many as; even if; to approach; to move towards; to undertake; to engage in; to suffer; subjected to; to accomplish; to take advantage of; to go with (of foods); with regard to; concerning
2就是 jiù shìjiu4 shi4(emphasizes that sth is precisely or exactly as stated); precisely; exactly; even; if; just like; in the same way as
3就要 jiù yàojiu4 yao4will; shall; to be going to
4也就是 jiù shìye3 jiu4 shi4that is; i.e.
5成就 chéng jiùcheng2 jiu4accomplishment; success; achievement; Classifiers: ; to achieve (a result); to create; to bring about
6早就 zǎo jiùzao3 jiu4already at an earlier time
7也就是说 也就是說 jiù shì shuōye3 jiu4 shi4 shuo1in other words; that is to say; so; thus
8就业 就業 jiù jiu4 ye4to get a job; employment
9就是说 就是說 jiù shì shuōjiu4 shi4 shuo1in other words; that is
10就算 jiù suànjiu4 suan4granted that; even if
11造就 zào jiùzao4 jiu4to bring up; to train; to contribute to; achievements (usually of young people)
12可就 jiùke3 jiu4certainly
13就此 jiù jiu4 ci3at this point; thus; from then on
14就地 jiù jiu4 di4locally; on the spot
15按步就班 àn jiù bānan4 bu4 jiu4 ban1to follow the prescribed order; to keep to the working routine (idiom); follow the prescribed order; keep to conventional ways
16拔腿就跑 tuǐ jiù pǎoba2 tui3 jiu4 pao3to start running away at once; to immediately take to one's heels (idiom)
17半推半就 bàn tuī bàn jiùban4 tui1 ban4 jiu4half willing and half unwilling (idiom); to yield after making a show of resistance
18保外就医 保外就醫 bǎo wài jiù bao3 wai4 jiu4 yi1to release for medical treatment (of a prisoner)
19避实就虚 避實就虛 shí jiù bi4 shi2 jiu4 xu1(idiom) stay clear of the enemy's main force and strike at his weak points
20避重就轻 避重就輕 zhòng jiù qīngbi4 zhong4 jiu4 qing1to avoid the important and dwell on the trivial; to keep silent about major charges while admitting minor ones
21不堪造就 kān zào jiùbu4 kan1 zao4 jiu4untrainable; unpromising (idiom)
22不空成就佛 kōng chéng jiù Bu4 kong1 cheng2 jiu4 fo2Amoghasiddhi Buddha
23不明就里 不明就裡 míng jiù bu4 ming2 jiu4 li3not to understand the situation; unaware of the ins and outs
24不怕不识货,就怕货比货 不怕不識貨,就怕貨比貨 shí huò , jiù huò huòbu4 pa4 bu4 shi2 huo4 , jiu4 pa4 huo4 bi3 huo4lit. don't worry about not knowing goods, but about comparing them (proverb); fig. goods' (or person's) true value can only be determined through comparison
25不怕慢,就怕站 màn , jiù zhànbu4 pa4 man4 , jiu4 pa4 zhan4it's better to make slow progress than no progress at all (proverb)
26不怕神一样的对手,就怕猪一样的队友 不怕神一樣的對手,就怕豬一樣的隊友 shén yàng de duì shǒu , jiù zhū yàng de duì yǒubu4 pa4 shen2 yi1 yang4 de5 dui4 shou3 , jiu4 pa4 zhu1 yi1 yang4 de5 dui4 you3a boneheaded teammate can do you more harm than the most formidable opponent (idiom)
27不怕一万,就怕万一 不怕一萬,就怕萬一 wàn , jiù wàn bu4 pa4 yi1 wan4 , jiu4 pa4 wan4 yi1better to be safe than sorry (proverb); to be prepared just in case
28不问就听不到假话 不問就聽不到假話 wèn jiù tīng dào jiǎ huàbu4 wen4 jiu4 ting1 bu4 dao4 jia3 hua4Don't ask and you won't be told any lies. (idiom)
29不知就里 不知就裡 zhī jiù bu4 zhi1 jiu4 li3unaware of the inner workings; naive; unwitting
30不作死就不会死 不作死就不會死 zuò jiù huì bu4 zuo4 si3 jiu4 bu4 hui4 si3serves you right for doing sth so stupid (Internet slang)
31充分就业 充分就業 chōng fèn jiù chong1 fen4 jiu4 ye4full employment
32匆匆就座 cōng cōng jiù zuòcong1 cong1 jiu4 zuo4to take one's place in haste (idiom)
33从容就义 從容就義 cóng róng jiù cong2 rong2 jiu4 yi4to meet one's death like a hero (idiom)
34掉头就走 掉頭就走 diào tóu jiù zǒudiao4 tou2 jiu4 zou3to turn on one's heels; to walk away abruptly
35动不动就生气 動不動就生氣 dòng bu dòng jiù shēng dong4 bu5 dong4 jiu4 sheng1 qi4to be quick to take offence; to have a short fuse
36俯就 jiùfu3 jiu4to deign; to condescend; to yield to (entreaties); to submit to (sb); (polite) to deign to accept (a post)
37俯首就范 俯首就範 shǒu jiù fànfu3 shou3 jiu4 fan4to meekly submit (idiom)
38高不成低不就 gāo chéng jiùgao1 bu4 cheng2 di1 bu4 jiu4can't reach the high or accept the low (idiom); not good enough for a high post, but too proud to take a low one
39高不凑低不就 高不湊低不就 gāo còu jiùgao1 bu4 cou4 di1 bu4 jiu4can't reach the high or accept the low (idiom); not good enough for a high post, but too proud to take a low one
40高低不就 gāo jiùgao1 di1 bu4 jiu4can't reach the high or accept the low (idiom); not good enough for a high post, but too proud to take a low one
41高就 gāo jiùgao1 jiu4to move to a better job
42各就各位 jiù wèige4 jiu4 ge4 wei4(of the people in a group) to get into position (idiom); (athletics) On your mark!
43功成名就 gōng chéng míng jiùgong1 cheng2 ming2 jiu4to win success and recognition (idiom)
44光荣就义 光榮就義 guāng róng jiù guang1 rong2 jiu4 yi4to sacrifice one's life for the sake of righteousness (idiom)
45过了这个村就没这个店 過了這個村就沒這個店 guò le zhè ge cūn jiù méi zhè ge diànguo4 le5 zhe4 ge5 cun1 jiu4 mei2 zhe4 ge5 dian4past this village, you won't find this shop (idiom); this is your last chance
46驾轻就熟 駕輕就熟 jià qīng jiù shújia4 qing1 jiu4 shu2lit. an easy drive on a familiar path (idiom); fig. experience makes progress easy; a task that is so familiar one can do it with one's hand tied behind one's back
47捡到篮里就是菜 撿到籃裡就是菜 jiǎn dào lán jiù shì càijian3 dao4 lan2 li3 jiu4 shi4 cai4all is grist that comes to the mill (idiom)
48见缝就钻 見縫就鑽 jiàn fèng jiù zuānjian4 feng4 jiu4 zuan1lit. to squeeze into every crack (idiom); fig. to make the most of every opportunity
49见好就收 見好就收 jiàn hǎo jiù shōujian4 hao3 jiu4 shou1to quit while one is ahead (idiom); to know when to stop
50将错就错 將錯就錯 jiāng cuò jiù cuòjiang1 cuo4 jiu4 cuo4lit. if it's wrong, it's wrong (idiom); to make the best after a mistake; to accept an error and adapt to it; to muddle through
51将计就计 將計就計 jiāng jiù jiang1 ji4 jiu4 ji4to beat sb at their own game (idiom)
52就伴 jiù bànjiu4 ban4to act as companion
53就便 jiù biànjiu4 bian4at sb's convenience; in passing; while doing it
54就餐 jiù cānjiu4 can1to dine
55就道 jiù dàojiu4 dao4to set off; to take to the road
56就地取材 jiù cáijiu4 di4 qu3 cai2to draw on local resources; using materials at hand
57就地正法 jiù zhèng jiu4 di4 zheng4 fa3to execute on the spot (idiom); summary execution; to carry out the law on the spot
58就读 就讀 jiù jiu4 du2to go to school
59就﹍而言 jiù ér yánjiu4 er2 yan2considering
60就范 就範 jiù fànjiu4 fan4to submit; to give in
61就近 jiù jìnjiu4 jin4nearby; in a close neighborhood
62就里 就裡 jiù jiu4 li3inside story
63就木 jiù jiu4 mu4to be placed in a coffin; to die
64就擒 jiù qínjiu4 qin2to be taken prisoner
65就寝 就寢 jiù qǐnjiu4 qin3to go to sleep; to go to bed (literary)
66就寝时间 就寢時間 jiù qǐn shí jiānjiu4 qin3 shi2 jian1bedtime
67就任 jiù rènjiu4 ren4to take office; to assume a post
68就事论事 就事論事 jiù shì lùn shìjiu4 shi4 lun4 shi4to discuss sth on its own merits; to judge the matter as it stands
69就晚了 jiù wǎn lejiu4 wan3 le5then it's too late (colloquial)
70就我所知 jiù suǒ zhījiu4 wo3 suo3 zhi1as far as I know (idiom)
71就绪 就緒 jiù jiu4 xu4to be ready; to be in order
72就学 就學 jiù xuéjiu4 xue2to attend school
73就业安定费 就業安定費 jiù ān dìng fèijiu4 ye4 an1 ding4 fei4Employment Stability Fee (Taiwan), a minimum monthly fee for employing foreign workers
74就业机会 就業機會 jiù huìjiu4 ye4 ji1 hui4employment opportunity; job opening
75就业率 就業率 jiù jiu4 ye4 lu:4employment rate
76就业培训 就業培訓 jiù péi xùnjiu4 ye4 pei2 xun4employment training
77就医 就醫 jiù jiu4 yi1to receive medical treatment
78就义 就義 jiù jiu4 yi4to be killed for a righteous cause; to die a martyr
79就着 就著 jiù zhejiu4 zhe5to be next to (colloquial)
80就诊 就診 jiù zhěnjiu4 zhen3to see a doctor; to seek medical advice
81就职 就職 jiù zhíjiu4 zhi2to take office; to assume a post
82就职典礼 就職典禮 jiù zhí diǎn jiu4 zhi2 dian3 li3inauguration
83就职演讲 就職演講 jiù zhí yǎn jiǎngjiu4 zhi2 yan3 jiang3inaugural lecture
84就职演说 就職演說 jiù zhí yǎn shuōjiu4 zhi2 yan3 shuo1inaugural speech
85慷慨就义 慷慨就義 kāng kǎi jiù kang1 kai3 jiu4 yi4to die a hero's death (idiom)
86另谋高就 另謀高就 lìng móu gāo jiùling4 mou2 gao1 jiu4to get a better job somewhere else (idiom); to seek alternative employment
87另有高就 lìng yǒu gāo jiùling4 you3 gao1 jiu4to have found better employment elsewhere (idiom)
88弃此就彼 棄此就彼 jiù qi4 ci3 jiu4 bi3to reject this and strive for that (idiom)
89弃文就武 棄文就武 wén jiù qi4 wen2 jiu4 wu3to quit civilian life and join the military (idiom)
90弃小就大 棄小就大 xiǎo jiù qi4 xiao3 jiu4 da4to lose a fly to catch a trout (idiom)
91牵就 牽就 qiān jiùqian1 jiu4to yield; to adapt to; to accommodate to (sth); to concede; to give up
92迁就姑息 遷就姑息 qiān jiù qian1 jiu4 gu1 xi1over-lenient (idiom)
93轻装就道 輕裝就道 qīng zhuāng jiù dàoqing1 zhuang1 jiu4 dao4to travel light (idiom)
94屈高就下 gāo jiù xiàqu1 gao1 jiu4 xia4to condescend to have contact with people of humble status (idiom)
95曲意俯就 jiùqu1 yi4 fu3 jiu4to be persuaded to debase oneself (idiom)
96屈尊俯就 zūn jiùqu1 zun1 fu3 jiu4to condescend; condescending; patronizing
97日就月将 日就月將 jiù yuè jiāngri4 jiu4 yue4 jiang1to improve with each day (idiom)
98入口就化 kǒu jiù huàru4 kou3 jiu4 hua4to melt in one's mouth
99入席就座 jiù zuòru4 xi2 jiu4 zuo4to take one's seat at the table (idiom)
100删繁就简 刪繁就簡 shān fán jiù jiǎnshan1 fan2 jiu4 jian3to simplify literary writing by leaving out superfluous words (idiom)
101生就 shēng jiùsheng1 jiu4to be born with; to be gifted with
102束手就毙 束手就斃 shù shǒu jiù shu4 shou3 jiu4 bi4hands tied and expecting the worst
103束手就缚 束手就縛 shù shǒu jiù shu4 shou3 jiu4 fu4to allow oneself to be seized without putting up a fight (idiom)
104束手就擒 shù shǒu jiù qínshu4 shou3 jiu4 qin2hands tied and waiting to be captured
105说曹操曹操就到 說曹操曹操就到 shuō cáo cāo cáo cāo jiù dàoshuo1 Cao2 Cao1 Cao2 Cao1 jiu4 dao4lit. speak of Cao Cao and Cao Cao arrives; fig. speak of the devil and he doth appear
106说胖就喘 說胖就喘 shuō pàng jiù chuǎnshuo1 pang4 jiu4 chuan3to be puffed up by praise (idiom)
107随方就圆 隨方就圓 suí fāng jiù yuánsui2 fang1 jiu4 yuan2to adapt oneself to circumstances (idiom)
108随行就市 隨行就市 suí háng jiù shìsui2 hang2 jiu4 shi4(of a price) to fluctuate according to the market; to sell at the market price
109天将地就 天將地就 tiān jiàng jiùtian1 jiang4 di4 jiu4to be all that could be desired (idiom)
110听风就是雨 聽風就是雨 tīng fēng jiù shì ting1 feng1 jiu4 shi4 yu3lit. to believe in the rain on hearing the wind (idiom); to believe rumors; to be credulous
111听见风就是雨 聽見風就是雨 tīng jiàn fēng jiù shì ting1 jian4 feng1 jiu4 shi4 yu3lit. on hearing wind, to say rain; to agree uncritically with whatever people say; to parrot other people's words; to chime in with others
112团结就是力量 團結就是力量 tuán jié jiù shì liangtuan2 jie2 jiu4 shi4 li4 liang5unity is strength (revolutionary slogan and popular song of 1943)
113行将就道 行將就道 xíng jiāng jiù dàoxing2 jiang1 jiu4 dao4to be about to set out on a journey (idiom)
114行将就木 行將就木 xíng jiāng jiù xing2 jiang1 jiu4 mu4to approach one's coffin (idiom); with one foot in the grave
115行将就绪 行將就緒 xíng jiāng jiù xing2 jiang1 jiu4 xu4about to be in order; about to be ready (idiom)
116宣誓就职 宣誓就職 xuān shì jiù zhíxuan1 shi4 jiu4 zhi2to swear the oath of office
117延颈就缚 延頸就縛 yán jǐng jiù yan2 jing3 jiu4 fu4to submit without resistance (idiom)
118一猜就中 cāi jiù zhòngyi1 cai1 jiu4 zhong4to guess correctly straightway (idiom)
119一戳就穿 chuō jiù chuānyi1 chuo1 jiu4 chuan1to break at the slightest touch (idiom)
120一蹴而就 ér jiùyi1 cu4 er2 jiu4to get there in one step (idiom); easily done; success at a stroke; to get results overnight
121一点就破 一點就破 diǎn jiù yi1 dian3 jiu4 po4Once hinted at, it becomes clear. (idiom)
122一点就通 一點就通 diǎn jiù tōngyi1 dian3 jiu4 tong1a hint is all that is needed; understanding each other without the need to explain
123一丢就忘 一丟就忘 diū jiù wàngyi1 diu1 jiu4 wang4out of sight, out of mind (idiom)
124一挥而就 一揮而就 huī ér jiùyi1 hui1 er2 jiu4to finish (a letter, a painting) at a stroke
125一切就绪 一切就緒 qiè jiù yi1 qie4 jiu4 xu4everything in its place and ready (idiom)
126一抓就灵 一抓就靈 zhuā jiù língyi1 zhua1 jiu4 ling2Once (sth. is) grasped, all problems can be solved. (idiom)
127移船就岸 chuán jiù ànyi2 chuan2 jiu4 an4to move one's boat to get ashore (idiom)
128因陋就简 因陋就簡 yīn lòu jiù jiǎnyin1 lou4 jiu4 jian3crude but simple methods (idiom); use whatever methods you can; to do things simply and thriftily; It's not pretty but it works.
129引颈就戮 引頸就戮 yǐn jǐng jiù yin3 jing3 jiu4 lu4to extend one's neck in preparation for execution (idiom)
130英勇就义 英勇就義 yīng yǒng jiù ying1 yong3 jiu4 yi4to die a martyr's death (idiom)
131有孔就钻 有孔就鑽 yǒu kǒng jiù zuānyou3 kong3 jiu4 zuan1to deliberately squeeze into every opening
132有奶就是娘 yǒu nǎi jiù shì niángyou3 nai3 jiu4 shi4 niang2see 有奶便是娘
133有所成就 yǒu suǒ chéng jiùyou3 suo3 cheng2 jiu4to get somewhere (idiom)
134沾利就走 zhān jiù zǒuzhan1 li4 jiu4 zou3to settle for whatever one can get (idiom)
135这就 這就 zhè jiùzhe4 jiu4immediately; at once
136整装就道 整裝就道 zhěng zhuāng jiù dàozheng3 zhuang1 jiu4 dao4to dress up and prepare for a journey (idiom)
137知识就是力量 知識就是力量 zhī shi jiù shì liangzhi1 shi5 jiu4 shi4 li4 liang5Knowledge is power, slogan originally due to Francis Bacon 弗蘭西斯 ·培根 |弗兰西斯 ·培根
138不管白猫黑猫,捉住老鼠就是好猫 不管白貓黑貓,捉住老鼠就是好貓 guǎn bái māo hēi māo , zhuō zhù lǎo shǔ jiù shì hǎo māobu4 guan3 bai2 mao1 hei1 mao1 , zhuo1 zhu4 lao3 shu3 jiu4 shi4 hao3 mao1it doesn't matter whether a cat is white or black; as long as it catches mice it's a good cat (variant of a Sichuanese saying used in a speech by Deng Xiaoping 邓小平 in 1962, usually associated with his economic reforms starting in 1978, in which pragmatism was favored over ideological purity)
139不是鱼死就是网破 不是魚死就是網破 shì jiù shì wǎng bu4 shi4 yu2 si3 jiu4 shi4 wang3 po4lit. either the fish dies or the net gets torn (idiom); fig. it's a life-and-death struggle; it's either him or me
140就正 jiù zhèngjiu4 zheng4(literary and deferential) to solicit comments (on one's writing)
141一学就会 一學就會 xué jiù huìyi1 xue2 jiu4 hui4to pick up (a skill) in a very short time; to take to sth like a duck to water

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