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1进一步 進一步 jìn jin4 yi1 bu4one step further; to move forward a step; further onwards
2 Bu4a step; a pace; walk; march; stages in a process; situation; surname Bu
3逐步 zhú zhu2 bu4progressively; step by step
4进步 進步 jìn jin4 bu4progress; improvement; to improve; to progress; Classifiers:
5初步 chū chu1 bu4initial; preliminary; tentative
6步骤 步驟 zhòubu4 zhou4procedure; step
7脚步 腳步 jiǎo jiao3 bu4footstep; step
8步伐 bu4 fa2pace; (measured) step; march
9地步 di4 bu4stage; degree (to which a situation has evolved); situation; leeway
10散步 sàn san4 bu4to take a walk; to go for a walk
11步子 zibu4 zi5step; pace
12同步 tóng tong2 bu4synchronous; to synchronize; to keep step with
13大步 da4 bu4large strides
14步兵 bīngbu4 bing1infantry; foot; infantryman; foot soldier
15起步 qi3 bu4to set out; to set in motion; the start (of some activity)
16步枪 步槍 qiāngbu4 qiang1rifle; Classifiers:
17快步 kuài kuai4 bu4quick step
18跑步 pǎo pao3 bu4to run; to jog; (military) to march at the double
19稳步 穩步 wěn wen3 bu4steadily; a steady pace
20让步 讓步 ràng rang4 bu4to concede; to give in; to yield; a concession; (linguistics) concessive
21步入 bu4 ru4to step into; to enter
22步行 xíngbu4 xing2to go on foot; to walk
23安步当车 安步當車 ān dàng chēan1 bu4 dang4 che1to go on foot (idiom); to do things at a leisurely pace
24按步就班 àn jiù bānan4 bu4 jiu4 ban1follow the prescribed order; keep to conventional ways
25昂首阔步 昂首闊步 áng shǒu kuò ang2 shou3 kuo4 bu4striding forward with head high (idiom); to walk with spirited and vigorous step; to strut
26八步 Ba1 bu4Babu district of Hezhou city 贺州市 , Guangxi
27八步区 八步區 Ba1 bu4 qu1Babu district of Hezhou city 贺州市 , Guangxi
28八字步 ba1 zi4 bu4step with feet splayed outwards
29百步穿杨 百步穿楊 bǎi chuān yángbai3 bu4 chuan1 yang2to shoot with great precision (idiom)
30百尺竿头,更尽一步 百尺竿頭,更盡一步 bǎi chǐ gān tóu , gèng jìn bai3 chi3 gan1 tou2 , geng4 jin4 yi1 bu4lit. hundred foot pole, progress still further (idiom); fig. much accomplished, still some work to do; to continue to further successes; not to rest on one's laurels
31便步走 biàn zǒubian4 bu4 zou3march at ease; route step
32步步 bu4 bu4step by step; at every step
33步步高升 步步高陞 gāo shēngbu4 bu4 gao1 sheng1to climb step by step; to rise steadily; on the up and up
34步步为营 步步為營 wéi yíngbu4 bu4 wei2 ying2to advance gradually and entrench oneself at every step; to consolidate at every step
35步步小心 xiǎo xīnbu4 bu4 xiao3 xin1very cautious (idiom)
36步操 cāobu4 cao1foot drill (military, physical exercises etc)
37步测 步測 bu4 ce4pacing
38步道 dàobu4 dao4walking path; pathway
39步调 步調 diàobu4 diao4gait; marching order; step; pace
40步调一致 步調一致 diào zhìbu4 diao4 yi1 zhi4to be united in action
41步斗踏罡 dǒu gāngbu4 dou3 ta4 gang1to worship the astral deities (idiom, refers to Daoist astrology)
42步伐合拍 pāibu4 fa2 he2 pai1to walk in step (idiom)
43步伐滞重 步伐滯重 zhì zhòngbu4 fa2 zhi4 zhong4to have leaden feet (idiom)
44步法 bu4 fa3footwork
45不敢越雷池一步 gǎn yuè léi chí bu4 gan3 yue4 Lei2 chi2 yi1 bu4dare not go one step beyond the prescribed limit
46步罡踏斗 gāng dǒubu4 gang1 ta4 dou3to worship the astral deities (idiom, refers to Daoist astrology)
47步话机 步話機 huà bu4 hua4 ji1walkie-talkie
48步进马达 步進馬達 jìn bu4 jin4 ma3 da2stepper motor
49步进制 步進制 jìn zhìbu4 jin4 zhi4step by step system
50步犁 bu4 li2walking plow
51步履 bu4 lu:3gait; to walk
52步履维艰 步履維艱 wéi jiānbu4 lu:3 wei2 jian1to have difficulty walking (idiom); to walk with difficulty
53步履紊乱 步履紊亂 wěn luànbu4 lu:3 wen3 luan4to be in complete disorder
54步人后尘 步人後塵 rén hòu chénbu4 ren2 hou4 chen2to follow in other people's footsteps
55步入歧途 bu4 ru4 qi2 tu2to take the wrong turning (idiom)
56步哨 shàobu4 shao4sentry; sentinel
57步态 步態 tàibu4 tai4gait; tread
58步态蹒跚 步態蹣跚 tài pán shānbu4 tai4 pan2 shan1to walk unsteadily
59步态优雅 步態優雅 tài yōu bu4 tai4 you1 ya3to walk gracefully (idiom)
60步武 bu4 wu3to walk in someone's steps; to follow in someone's footsteps (literary); a step (literary)
61步行虫 步行蟲 xíng chóngbu4 xing2 chong2ground beetle
62步行街 xíng jiēbu4 xing2 jie1car-free zone; pedestrian street
63步行区 步行區 xíng bu4 xing2 qu1pedestrian area
64步行者 xíng zhěbu4 xing2 zhe3pedestrian
65步摇 步搖 yáobu4 yao2dangling ornament worn by women
66步月 yuèbu4 yue4to stroll beneath the moon
67步韵 步韻 yùnbu4 yun4to write a poem using another poem's rhymes
68步足 bu4 zu2ambulatory leg (of a crab, lobster, spider etc)
69长足进步 長足進步 cháng jìn chang2 zu2 jin4 bu4rapid progress
70城步 chéng Cheng2 bu4Chengbu Miao autonomous county in Shaoyang 邵阳 , Hunan
71城步苗族自治县 城步苗族自治縣 chéng miáo zhì xiànCheng2 bu4 Miao2 zu2 Zi4 zhi4 xian4Chengbu Miao Autonomous County in Shaoyang 邵阳 , Hunan
72城步县 城步縣 chéng xiànCheng2 bu4 xian4Chengbu Miao autonomous county in Shaoyang 邵阳 , Hunan
73初步核算 初步覈算 chū suànchu1 bu4 he2 suan4initial estimate
74初步设想 初步設想 chū shè xiǎngchu1 bu4 she4 xiang3tentative idea
75寸步不离 寸步不離 cùn cun4 bu4 bu4 li2to follow sb closely (idiom); to keep close to
76寸步不让 寸步不讓 cùn ràngcun4 bu4 bu4 rang4(idiom) not to yield an inch
77寸步难行 寸步難行 cùn nán xíngcun4 bu4 nan2 xing2unable to move a single step (idiom); to be in an (extremely) difficult situation
78寸步难移 寸步難移 cùn nán cun4 bu4 nan2 yi2see 寸步难行
79大步流星 liú xīngda4 bu4 liu2 xing1at a stride; taking large steps (while walking)
80大步走 zǒuda4 bu4 zou3stride
81大踏步 da4 ta4 bu4in big strides; (fig.) in giant steps
82代步 dài dai4 bu4to get around using a conveyance (car, bicycle, sedan chair etc); to ride (or drive); means of transportation
83代步车 代步車 dài chēdai4 bu4 che1vehicle; (more specifically) mobility vehicle (mobility scooter, electric wheelchair, Segway etc)
84单步指令 單步指令 dān zhǐ lìngdan1 bu4 zhi3 ling4single-step instruction (computer)
85第一步 di4 yi1 bu4step one; first step
86丁字步 dīng ding1 zi4 bu4T-step (basic dance position, with the feet forming a T shape)
87独步 獨步 du2 bu4lit. walking alone; prominent; unrivalled; outstanding
88蹲马步 蹲馬步 dùn dun4 ma3 bu4to do a martial-art squat
89踱步 duó duo2 bu4to pace; to stroll
90踱方步 duó fāng duo2 fang1 bu4to pace; to stroll
91饭后百步走,活到九十九 飯後百步走,活到九十九 fàn hòu bǎi zǒu , huó dào jiǔ shí jiǔfan4 hou4 bai3 bu4 zou3 , huo2 dao4 jiu3 shi2 jiu3walk a hundred steps after each meal and you will live a long life (proverb)
92方领矩步 方領矩步 fāng lǐng fang1 ling3 ju3 bu4to dress in scholarly clothes and show refined manners (idiom)
93非同步 fēi tóng fei1 tong2 bu4asynchronous
94非同步传输模式 非同步傳輸模式 fēi tóng chuán shū shìfei1 tong2 bu4 chuan2 shu1 mo2 shi4asynchronous transfer mode; ATM
95分步骤 分步驟 fēn zhòufen1 bu4 zhou4step by step; one step at a time
96改步换玉 改步換玉 gǎi huàn gai3 bu4 huan4 yu4to adopt different measures according to circumstances (idiom)
97高视阔步 高視闊步 gāo shì kuò gao1 shi4 kuo4 bu4to strut about
98弓箭步 gōng jiàn gong1 jian4 bu4bow-and-arrow step (dance step)
99故步自封 fēnggu4 bu4 zi4 feng1stuck in the old ways (idiom); refusing to acknowledge new ideas; stagnating and conservative
100规行矩步 規行矩步 guī xíng gui1 xing2 ju3 bu4to follow the compass and go with the set square (idiom); to follow the rules inflexibly; to act according to convention
101国步艰难 國步艱難 guó jiān nánguo2 bu4 jian1 nan2The nation is beset by difficulties. (idiom)
102邯郸学步 邯鄲學步 hán dān xué Han2 dan1 xue2 bu4to copy the way they walk in Handan (idiom); slavishly copying others, one risks becoming a caricature
103横步 橫步 héng heng2 bu4sidestep (in dance); step sideways
104横断步道 橫斷步道 héng duàn dàoheng2 duan4 bu4 dao4pedestrian crossing
105狐步舞 hu2 bu4 wu3fox-trot (ballroom dance) (loanword)
106缓步 緩步 huǎn huan3 bu4to walk slowly; to amble along; gradually; slowly
107疾步 ji2 bu4at a fast pace
108计步器 計步器 ji4 bu4 qi4pedometer
109箭步 jiàn jian4 bu4sudden big stride forward
110健步如飞 健步如飛 jiàn fēijian4 bu4 ru2 fei1running as fast as flying
111进步号 進步號 jìn hàoJin4 bu4 Hao4Progress (name of Russian spaceship)
112进步主义 進步主義 jìn zhǔ jin4 bu4 zhu3 yi4progressivism
113近乎同步 jìn tóng jin4 hu1 tong2 bu4plesiochronous
114举步 舉步 ju3 bu4(literary) to move forward
115举步维艰 舉步維艱 wéi jiānju3 bu4 wei2 jian1to make progress only with great difficulty (idiom)
116开步 開步 kāi kai1 bu4to step forward; to walk
117跨步 kuà kua4 bu4to take a (striding) step
118快步流星 kuài liú xīngkuai4 bu4 liu2 xing1to walk quickly; striding quickly
119快步跑 kuài pǎokuai4 bu4 pao3to trot
120款步 kuǎn kuan3 bu4to walk slowly; with deliberate steps
121阔步 闊步 kuò kuo4 bu4to stride forward
122阔步高谈 闊步高談 kuò gāo tánkuo4 bu4 gao1 tan2to walk and speak pretentiously (idiom)
123敛步 斂步 liǎn lian3 bu4to restrain motion; to check one's step
124两步路 兩步路 liǎng liang3 bu4 lu4a step away; very close
125留步 liú liu2 bu4(said by departing guest) no need to see me out
126龙行虎步 龍行虎步 lóng xíng long2 xing2 hu3 bu4dignified manner of an emperor (idiom)
127马步 馬步 ma3 bu4horse stance (martial arts)
128慢步 màn man4 bu4to wander; to ramble; recreational hiking; to perambulate; at a slow pace
129漫步者 màn zhěman4 bu4 zhe3rambler; a person strolling about
130猫步 貓步 māo mao1 bu4cat-like gait; sashaying gait of a catwalk model
131民主进步党 民主進步黨 mín zhǔ jìn dǎngMin2 zhu3 jin4 bu4 dang3DPP (Democratic Progressive Party, Taiwan); abbr. to 民进党
132跑步机 跑步機 pǎo pao3 bu4 ji1treadmill; running machine
133跑步者 pǎo zhěpao3 bu4 zhe3runner
134撇步 piē pie1 bu4trick (of the trade); clever move; (Taiwanese, POJ pr. [phiat-pōo])
135平步青云 平步青雲 píng qīng yúnping2 bu4 qing1 yun2to rapidly go up in the world; meteoric rise (of a career, social position etc)
136平走漫步 píng zǒu màn ping2 zou3 man4 bu4to be flatfooted (idiom)
137齐步 齊步 qi2 bu4to match (sb's) stride
138俏步徐行 qiào xíngqiao4 bu4 xu2 xing2a mincing gait (idiom)
139觑步 覷步 qu4 bu4to spy on
140却步 卻步 què que4 bu4to step back
141让步地 讓步地 ràng derang4 bu4 de5concessively (linguistic term); yieldingly
142锐步 銳步 ruì Rui4 bu4Reebok (sportswear manufacturer)
143三步两步 三步兩步 sān liǎng san1 bu4 liang3 bu4(to walk) in big strides toward sb. or sth. (idiom)
144三脚两步 三腳兩步 sān jiǎo liǎng san1 jiao3 liang3 bu4hurriedly; just a few steps away
145散散步 sàn sàn san4 san4 bu4to have a stroll
146寿陵失步 壽陵失步 shòu líng shī shou4 ling2 shi1 bu4to forget what one has learned in an effort to learn more (idiom)
147四方步 fāng si4 fang1 bu4a slow march
148苏步青 蘇步青 qīngSu1 Bu4 qing1Su Buqing (1902-2003), Chinese mathematician
149碎步 suì sui4 bu4small quick steps
150踏步 ta4 bu4stride; to step (on the spot); to mark time; at a standstill
151踏步不前 qiánta4 bu4 bu4 qian2to be at a standstill; to mark time
152太空步 tài kōng tai4 kong1 bu4moonwalk (dance)
153太空漫步 tài kōng màn tai4 kong1 man4 bu4space walk
154太空舞步 tài kōng tai4 kong1 wu3 bu4moonwalk (dance)
155停步 tíng ting2 bu4to come to a stand; to stop
156同步加速器 tóng jiā tong2 bu4 jia1 su4 qi4synchrotron
157同步数位阶层 同步數位階層 tóng shù wèi jiē céngtong2 bu4 shu4 wei4 jie1 ceng2synchronous digital hierarchy; SDH
158突击步枪 突擊步槍 qiāngtu1 ji1 bu4 qiang1assault rifle
159徒步 tu2 bu4to be on foot
160徒步路径 徒步路徑 jìngtu2 bu4 lu4 jing4hiking trail
161徒步旅行 xíngtu2 bu4 lu:3 xing2hiking
162徒步区 徒步區 tu2 bu4 qu1(Tw) car-free zone; pedestrian zone
163退步 tuì tui4 bu4to do less well than before; to make a concession; setback; backward step; leeway; room to maneuver; fallback
164望而却步 望而卻步 wàng ér què wang4 er2 que4 bu4to shrink back; to flinch
165稳步不前 穩步不前 wěn qiánwen3 bu4 bu4 qian2to mark time and make no advances (idiom)
166蜗行牛步 蝸行牛步 xíng niú wo1 xing2 niu2 bu4lit. to crawl like a snail and plod along like an old ox (idiom); fig. to move at a snail's pace; to make slow progress
167舞步 wu3 bu4dance steps
168五步蛇 shéwu3 bu4 she2Deinagkistrodon, a venomous pit viper; also called five-paced viper (i.e. can grow to five paces)
169五十步笑百步 shí xiào bǎi wu3 shi2 bu4 xiao4 bai3 bu4the one who has retreated 50 steps laughs at the one who has retreated 100 steps (idiom); the pot calls the kettle black
170下一步 xià xia4 yi1 bu4the next step
171闲庭信步 閑庭信步 xián tíng xìn xian2 ting2 xin4 bu4to stroll idly in a courtyard (idiom)
172小步舞曲 xiǎo xiao3 bu4 wu3 qu3minuet
173新年进步 新年進步 xīn nián jìn xin1 nian2 jin4 bu4Happy New Year!
174信步 xìn xin4 bu4to stroll; to saunter
175虚心使人进步,骄傲使人落后 虛心使人進步,驕傲使人落後 xīn shǐ rén jìn , jiāo ào shǐ rén luò hòuxu1 xin1 shi3 ren2 jin4 bu4 , jiao1 ao4 shi3 ren2 luo4 hou4Modesty leads to progress, arrogance makes you drop behind (favorite slogan of Mao Zedong)
176虚心使人进步骄傲使人落后 虛心使人進步驕傲使人落後 xīn shǐ rén jìn jiāo ào shǐ rén luò hòuxu1 xin1 shi3 ren2 jin4 bu4 jiao1 ao4 shi3 ren2 luo4 hou4Modesty leads to progress, arrogance makes you drop behind (favorite slogan of Mao Dzedong 毛澤東 |毛泽东 , noted for his modesty).
177徐步 xu2 bu4to stroll; to walk slowly
178学步邯郸 學步邯鄲 xué hán dānxue2 bu4 han2 dan1to lose one's own identity while unsuccessfully imitating others (idiom)
179鸭步鹅行 鴨步鵝行 é xíngya1 bu4 e2 xing2to waddle (idiom)
180曳步舞 ye4 bu4 wu3shuffle (dance)
181一步 yi1 bu4(single) step
182一步不让 一步不讓 ràngyi1 bu4 bu4 rang4to not yield an inch (idiom)
183一步到位 dào wèiyi1 bu4 dao4 wei4to settle a matter in one go
184一步登天 dēng tiānyi1 bu4 deng1 tian1reaching heaven in a single bound (idiom); (esp. with negative: don't expect) instant success
185一步两移 一步兩移 liǎng yi1 bu4 liang3 yi2to cover two paces with every stride (idiom)
186一步一颠 一步一顛 diānyi1 bu4 yi1 dian1to stagger along with one's head nodding with every stride (idiom)
187一步一踱 duóyi1 bu4 yi1 duo2to pace slowly along (idiom)
188一步一个脚印 一步一個腳印 jiǎo yìnyi1 bu4 yi1 ge4 jiao3 yin4one step, one footprint (idiom); steady progress; reliable
189一步一鬼 guǐyi1 bu4 yi1 gui3to see ghosts at every step (idiom)
190一步一趋 一步一趨 yi1 bu4 yi1 qu1see 亦步亦趋
191一步一印 yìnyi1 bu4 yi1 yin4to leave one's mark with every step (idiom)
192异步 異步 yi4 bu4asynchronous
193异步传输模式 異步傳輸模式 chuán shū shìyi4 bu4 chuan2 shu1 mo2 shi4asynchronous transfer mode; ATM
194亦步亦趋 亦步亦趨 yi4 bu4 yi4 qu1to blindly follow suit (idiom); to imitate slavishly; to do what everyone else is doing
195音步 yīn yin1 bu4foot (syllabic unit in verse); meter; scansion
196优步 優步 yōu You1 bu4Uber, app-based taxi company founded in 2009
197游客止步 yóu zhǐ you2 ke4 zhi3 bu4visitors are not admitted (idiom)
198原地踏步 yuán yuan2 di4 ta4 bu4to mark time (military); to make no headway
199月下漫步 yuè xià màn yue4 xia4 man4 bu4to roam in the moonlight (idiom)
200在水步行 zài shuǐ xíngzai4 shui3 bu4 xing2wade
201则步隆 則步隆 lóngZe2 bu4 long2Zabulon or Zebulun, biblical land between Jordan and Galilee (Matthew 4:15)
202站稳脚步 站穩腳步 zhàn wěn jiǎo zhan4 wen3 jiao3 bu4to gain a firm foothold; (fig.) to get oneself established
203正步 zhèng zheng4 bu4goose-step (for military parades)
204正步走 zhèng zǒuzheng4 bu4 zou3to march at parade step; March! (military command)
205止步 zhǐ zhi3 bu4to halt; to stop; to go no farther
206止步不前 zhǐ qiánzhi3 bu4 bu4 qian2to halt; to stand still; to cease to advance (idiom)
207重步而行 zhòng ér xíngzhong4 bu4 er2 xing2to plod along (idiom)
208逐步升级 逐步升級 zhú shēng zhu2 bu4 sheng1 ji2escalation
209拽步 zhuài zhuai4 bu4to take long strides; to hurry (while walking)
210转步 轉步 zhuǎn zhuan3 bu4to turn around
211追击步态 追擊步態 zhuī tàizhui1 ji1 bu4 tai4to overreach (idiom)
212自动步道 自動步道 dòng dàozi4 dong4 bu4 dao4moving walkway; travelator
213纵步 縱步 zòng zong4 bu4to stride; to bound
214走步 zǒu zou3 bu4to walk; to step; pace; traveling (walking with the ball, a foul in basketball)
215作出让步 作出讓步 zuò chū ràng zuo4 chu1 rang4 bu4to make a concession; to compromise

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