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1必要 yàobi4 yao4necessary; essential; indispensable; required
2必然 ránbi4 ran2inevitable; certain; necessity
3 bi4certainly; must; will; necessarily
4不必 bu4 bi4need not; does not have to; not necessarily
5必需 bi4 xu1to have to; must; compulsory; necessarily; to need; to require; essential; indispensable
6未必 wèi wei4 bi4not necessarily; maybe not
7必定 dìngbi4 ding4to be bound to; to be sure to
8必将 必將 jiāngbi4 jiang1inevitably
9何必 he2 bi4there is no need; why should
10势必 勢必 shì shi4 bi4to be bound to; undoubtedly will
11必不可少 shǎobi4 bu4 ke3 shao3absolutely necessary; indispensable; essential
12必要条件 必要條件 yào tiáo jiànbi4 yao4 tiao2 jian4requirement; necessary condition (math)
13必要性 yào xìngbi4 yao4 xing4necessity
14哀兵必胜 哀兵必勝 āi bīng shèngai1 bing1 bi4 sheng4an army burning with righteous indignation is bound to win (idiom)
15必备 必備 bèibi4 bei4essential
16必不可缺 quēbi4 bu4 ke3 que1see 必不可少
17必不可少组成 必不可少組成 shǎo chéngbi4 bu4 ke3 shao3 zu3 cheng2absolute necessity; sine qua non
18必不可免 bu miǎnbi4 bu5 ke3 mian3unavoidable (idiom)
19必操胜券 必操勝券 cāo shèng quànbi4 cao1 sheng4 quan4to control a situation (idiom)
20必得 děibi4 dei3must; have to
21必恭必敬 gōng jìngbi4 gong1 bi4 jing4variant of 毕恭毕敬
22必和必拓 huó tuòBi4 huo2 Bi4 tuo4BHP Billiton (Anglo-Australian mining corporation)
23必经 必經 jīngbi4 jing1unavoidable; the only (road, entrance etc)
24必经之路 必經之路 jīng zhī bi4 jing1 zhi1 lu4the road one must follow or take; the only way; same as 必由之路
25必然结果 必然結果 rán jié guǒbi4 ran2 jie2 guo3inevitable outcome; inescapable consequence
26必然王国 必然王國 rán wáng guóbi4 ran2 wang2 guo2realm of necessity (philosophy)
27必胜客 必勝客 shèng Bi4 sheng4 Ke4Pizza Hut
28必死之症 zhī zhèngbi4 si3 zhi1 zheng4terminal illness; incurable condition (also fig.)
29必修 xiūbi4 xiu1a required course
30必修课 必修課 xiū bi4 xiu1 ke4required course; compulsory course
31必需品 pǐnbi4 xu1 pin3necessity; essential (thing)
32必应 必應 yìngBi4 ying4Bing (search engine)
33必由之路 yóu zhī bi4 you2 zhi1 lu4the road one must follow or take; the only way
34必有重谢 必有重謝 yǒu zhòng xièbi4 you3 zhong4 xie4(we) will be very grateful (if …)
35剥极必复 剝極必復 bo1 ji2 bi4 fu4Fortune goes from one extreme to another. (idiom)
36不必要 yàobu4 bi4 yao4needless; unnecessary
37操刀必割 cāo dāo cao1 dao1 bi4 ge1to be sure to take advantage of a chance when it comes (idiom)
38车到山前必有路 車到山前必有路 chē dào shān qián yǒu che1 dao4 shan1 qian2 bi4 you3 lu4lit. When we get to the mountain, there'll be a way through. (idiom); fig. Everything will turn out for the best.; Let's worry about it when it happens.; It will be all right on the night.; cf couplet 車到山前必有路 ,车到山前必有路 ,船到桥头自然直
39车到山前必有路,船到桥头自然直 車到山前必有路,船到橋頭自然直 chē dào shān qián yǒu , chuán dào qiáo tóu rán zhíche1 dao4 shan1 qian2 bi4 you3 lu4 , chuan2 dao4 qiao2 tou2 zi4 ran2 zhi2lit. When we get to the mountain, there'll be a way through and when the boat gets to the pier-head, it will go straight with the current. (idiom); fig. Everything will turn out for the best.; Let's worry about it when it happens.; It will be all right on the night.
40成功的男人后面必有一个奉献的女人 成功的男人後面必有一個奉獻的女人 chéng gōng de nán rén hòu mian yǒu fèng xiàn de réncheng2 gong1 de5 nan2 ren2 hou4 mian5 bi4 you3 yi1 ge4 feng4 xian4 de5 nu:3 ren2Every successful man has a dedicated woman behind him (European proverb).
41大可不必 da4 ke3 bu4 bi4need not; unnecessary
42大难不死,必有后福 大難不死,必有後福 nàn , yǒu hòu da4 nan4 bu4 si3 , bi4 you3 hou4 fu2one is bound for good fortune after surviving a great disaster (proverb)
43董必武 dǒng Dong3 Bi4 wu3Dong Biwu (1886-1975), one of the founders of the Chinese communist party
44多行不义必自毙 多行不義必自斃 duō xíng duo1 xing2 bu4 yi4 bi4 zi4 bi4persisting in evil brings about self-destruction (idiom)
45多言必失 duō yán shīduo1 yan2 bi4 shi1Mistakes are inevitable if one talks too much. (idiom)
46非必需 fēi fei1 bi4 xu1inessential
47非必要 fēi yàofei1 bi4 yao4inessential; unnecessary
48分久必合,合久必分 fēn jiǔ , jiǔ fēnfen1 jiu3 bi4 he2 , he2 jiu3 bi4 fen1lit. that which is long divided must unify, and that which is long unified must divide (idiom, from 三国演义 ); fig. things are constantly changing
49分秒必争 分秒必爭 fēn miǎo zhēngfen1 miao3 bi4 zheng1seize every minute and second (idiom); not a minute to lose; every moment counts
50工欲善其事,必先利其器 gōng shàn shì , xiān gong1 yu4 shan4 qi2 shi4 , bi4 xian1 li4 qi2 qi4To do a good job, an artisan needs the best tools (idiom). Good tools are prerequisite to the successful execution of a job
51何必当初 何必當初 dāng chūhe2 bi4 dang1 chu1to regret past doings (idiom)
52忽必烈 lièHu1 bi4 lie4Khubilai Khan (1215-1294), grandson of Genghis Khan 成吉思汗 , first Yuan dynasty emperor, reigned 1260-1294
53既有今日何必当初 既有今日何必當初 yǒu jīn dāng chūji4 you3 jin1 ri4 he2 bi4 dang1 chu1see 早知今日何必当初
54骄傲必败 驕傲必敗 jiāo ào bàijiao1 ao4 bi4 bai4Pride will cause a fall. (idiom)
55骄兵必败 驕兵必敗 jiāo bīng bàijiao1 bing1 bi4 bai4lit. an arrogant army is bound to lose (idiom); fig. pride goes before a fall
56骄者必败 驕者必敗 jiāo zhě bàijiao1 zhe3 bi4 bai4pride goes before a fall (idiom)
57空穴来风未必无因 空穴來風未必無因 kòng xué lái fēng wèi yīnkong4 xue2 lai2 feng1 wei4 bi4 wu2 yin1wind does not come from an empty cave without reason; there's no smoke without fire (idiom)
58礼多必诈 禮多必詐 duō zhàli3 duo1 bi4 zha4full of courtesy, full of guile (idiom)
59两虎相斗,必有一伤 兩虎相鬥,必有一傷 liǎng xiāng dòu , yǒu shāngliang3 hu3 xiang1 dou4 , bi4 you3 yi1 shang1when two tigers fight, one will get injured (idiom); if it comes to a fight, someone will get hurt.
60两虎相争,必有一伤 兩虎相爭,必有一傷 liǎng xiāng zhēng , yǒu shāngliang3 hu3 xiang1 zheng1 , bi4 you3 yi1 shang1if two tigers fight, one will get injured (idiom); if you start a war, someone is bound to get hurt
61没有必要 沒有必要 méi yǒu yàomei2 you3 bi4 yao4there is no need to (do sth)
62人无远虑,必有近忧 人無遠慮,必有近憂 rén yuǎn , yǒu jìn yōuren2 wu2 yuan3 lu:4 , bi4 you3 jin4 you1He who gives no thought to far-flung problems soon finds suffering nearby (idiom, from Analects).; Smug concentration on the here and now will lead to future sorrow.
63三人行,必有我师 三人行,必有我師 sān rén xíng , yǒu shīsan1 ren2 xing2 , bi4 you3 wo3 shi1lit. if three walk together, one can be my teacher (idiom, from the Analects of Confucius); you have sth to learn from everyone
64三人行,则必有我师 三人行,則必有我師 sān rén xíng , yǒu shīsan1 ren2 xing2 , ze2 bi4 you3 wo3 shi1If three walk together, one of them can teach me sth (Confucius)
65杀鸡何必要用牛刀呢 殺雞何必要用牛刀呢 shā yào yòng niú dāo nesha1 ji1 he2 bi4 yao4 yong4 niu2 dao1 ne5don't use a sledgehammer to crack a nut; de minimis non curat praetor (trivial matters are of no concern to a high official)
66生活必需品 shēng huó pǐnsheng1 huo2 bi4 xu1 pin3life's necessities
67生者必死 shēng zhě sheng1 zhe3 bi4 si3All that live must die. (idiom)
68盛极必衰 盛極必衰 shèng shuāisheng4 ji2 bi4 shuai1Everything starts to fail after it has reached the zenith. (idiom)
69事必躬亲 事必躬親 shì gōng qīnshi4 bi4 gong1 qin1to attend to everything personally
70事必有因 shì yǒu yīnshi4 bi4 you3 yin1Every why has a wherefore. (idiom)
71事必有兆 shì yǒu zhàoshi4 bi4 you3 zhao4future events always have an omen (idiom)
72事属必然 事屬必然 shì shǔ ránshi4 shu3 bi4 ran2it is an inevitable outcome (idiom)
73势所必然 勢所必然 shì suǒ ránshi4 suo3 bi4 ran2inevitably; as a matter of course; to be bound to happen
74事有必然 shì yǒu ránshi4 you3 bi4 ran2necessary and inevitable (idiom)
75势在必得 勢在必得 shì zài shi4 zai4 bi4 de2to be determined to win (idiom)
76势在必行 勢在必行 shì zài xíngshi4 zai4 bi4 xing2circumstances require action (idiom); absolutely necessary; imperative
77苏必利尔湖 蘇必利爾湖 ěr Su1 bi4 li4 er3 Hu2Lake Superior, one of the Great Lakes 五大湖
78贪多必失 貪多必失 tān duō shītan1 duo1 bi4 shi1Covet all, lose all. (idiom)
79违法必究 違法必究 wéi jiūwei2 fa3 bi4 jiu1Lawbreakers must be dealt with. (idiom)
80未必见得 未必見得 wèi jiàn wei4 bi4 jian4 de2not necessarily; that's not sure
81未必尽然 未必盡然 wèi jìn ránwei4 bi4 jin4 ran2not certainly all like this (idiom)
82务必 務必 wu4 bi4must; to need to; to be sure to
83物极必反 物極必反 fǎnwu4 ji2 bi4 fan3when things reach an extreme, they can only move in the opposite direction (idiom)
84想必 xiǎng xiang3 bi4presumably; probably; in all likelihood; surely
85小时了了,大未必佳 小時了了,大未必佳 xiǎo shí liǎo liǎo , wèi jiāxiao3 shi2 liao3 liao3 , da4 wei4 bi4 jia1being bright at an early age does not necessarily bring success upon growing up (proverb)
86信赏必罚 信賞必罰 xìn shǎng xin4 shang3 bi4 fa2to impartially reward merit and punish offenses (idiom)
87言必信,行必果 yán xìn , xíng guǒyan2 bi4 xin4 , xing2 bi4 guo3one must be a man of his word and resolute in his work (proverb)
88言必有信 yán yǒu xìnyan2 bi4 you3 xin4to be as good as one's word (idiom)
89言出必行 yán chū xíngyan2 chu1 bi4 xing2to suit the action to the word (idiom)
90言多必失 yán duō shīyan2 duo1 bi4 shi1if you say too much, you're bound to slip up at some point (idiom)
91阴德必有阳报 陰德必有陽報 yīn yǒu yáng bàoyin1 de2 bi4 you3 yang2 bao4hidden merits will have visible rewards (idiom)
92盈则必亏 盈則必虧 yíng kuīying2 ze2 bi4 kui1When the highest point is reached, decline begins. (idiom)
93有宝何必人前夸 有寶何必人前誇 yǒu bǎo rén qián kuāyou3 bao3 he2 bi4 ren2 qian2 kua1There is no need to boast about one's treasures. (idiom)
94有错必纠 有錯必糾 yǒu cuò jiūyou3 cuo4 bi4 jiu1Every wrong will be righted.; Mistakes must be corrected whenever discovered. (idiom)
95有法必依 yǒu you3 fa3 bi4 yi1to ensure that the laws are strictly observed (idiom)
96有其父必有其子 yǒu yǒu you3 qi2 fu4 bi4 you3 qi2 zi3like father, like son (idiom)
97有其师,必有其徒 有其師,必有其徒 yǒu shī , yǒu you3 qi2 shi1 , bi4 you3 qi2 tu2As the teacher, so the pupil. (idiom)
98有求必应 有求必應 yǒu qiú yìngyou3 qiu2 bi4 ying4to grant whatever is asked for; to accede to every plea
99有所得必有所失 yǒu suǒ yǒu suǒ shīyou3 suo3 de2 bi4 you3 suo3 shi1there is no gain without a loss (idiom); there is no such thing as a free meal
100有闻必录 有聞必錄 yǒu wén you3 wen2 bi4 lu4to record everything one has heard (idiom)
101欲善其事,必先利其器 shàn shì , xiān yu4 shan4 qi2 shi4 , bi4 xian1 li4 qi2 qi4To do a good job, an artisan needs the best tools (idiom). Good tools are prerequisite to the successful execution of a job
102早知今日何必当初 早知今日何必當初 zǎo zhī jīn dāng chūzao3 zhi1 jin1 ri4 he2 bi4 dang1 chu1if I (you, she, he...) had known it would come to this, I (you, she, he...) would not have acted thus (idiom); to regret vainly one's past behavior
103真理必胜 真理必勝 zhēn shèngzhen1 li3 bi4 sheng4Truth will prevail. (idiom)
104知过必改 知過必改 zhī guò gǎizhi1 guo4 bi4 gai3Always correct an error when one becomes aware of it. (idiom)
105志在必得 zhì zài zhi4 zai4 bi4 de2to be determined to have or win (idiom)
106智者千虑,必有一失 智者千慮,必有一失 zhì zhě qiān , yǒu shīzhi4 zhe3 qian1 lu:4 , bi4 you3 yi1 shi1lit. a wise person reflecting a thousand times can still make a mistake (idiom); fig. nobody is infallible
107锱铢必较 錙銖必較 zhū jiàozi1 zhu1 bi4 jiao4to haggle over every cent (idiom)
108自不必说 自不必說 shuōzi4 bu4 bi4 shuo1to not need dwell on (idiom)
109罗必达法则 羅必達法則 luó Luo2 bi4 da2 fa3 ze2L'Hôpital's rule (math.) (Tw)
110洛必达法则 洛必達法則 luò Luo4 bi4 da2 fa3 ze2L'Hôpital's rule (math.)

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