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Sep
17
comment The word 射 vs the word 短
“古代弓长箭短,所以用弓的长度作为长物的标准,以箭的长度作为短物的标准。” wangjian930921.blog.hexun.com/84849426_d.html
Sep
17
comment What is the difference between 随手 and 顺便?
Maybe worth noting 随口/顺口, which is the only other word that's specific about body part involved in the 顺便 action.
Sep
15
reviewed Looks OK How can I translate “notable user” into Chinese?
Sep
15
reviewed Approve Best Android keyboard for inserting pinyin, simplified, and traditional characters
Sep
14
comment How can I translate “notable user” into Chinese?
@einverne I couldn't find where "notable users" is used in the links. Could you elaborate?
Sep
13
reviewed No Action Needed Does it matter if I use 要 or 想 for this sentence?
Sep
13
reviewed Looks OK What is the English for “地宮”?
Sep
12
comment Does Chinese have an adage saying “It is better to hit to kill than to hit and injure”?
If an adage is only referring to a short statement or phrase, you can make up one (or find one made up by other person on the internet) for anything, which renders the question meaningless. It only makes sense if OP was looking for a proverb or at least well-known saying. But I'll leave it to the OP to determine if this answer is good enough.
Sep
12
comment Does Chinese have an adage saying “It is better to hit to kill than to hit and injure”?
The OP was asking is there any adage (aphorism, proverb, famous saying) for it. The second question about context implied the adage may not even be originated from traffic scenarios. “宁撞死毋撞伤” is an authentic way to express the meaning but not an adage. As the other comment suggested, “一不做二不休” is along the adage line, but the meaning is not close enough.
Sep
12
comment Does Chinese have an adage saying “It is better to hit to kill than to hit and injure”?
Please read the question again...
Sep
11
comment Chinese word for “passed” in the sense of “the test was successful”
What type of test? There are different words for school exams, factory QA tests, auditions, etc.
Sep
9
comment Does it matter if I use 要 or 想 for this sentence?
要 could also mean 'will be'.
Sep
8
awarded  Excavator
Sep
8
revised What's the difference between 江 and 河?
Fix a minor typo.
Sep
8
reviewed Reviewed What's the difference between 江 and 河?
Sep
7
comment 串 vs 丳: which one is used more often for “skewer”?
串 is very common. 丳 is very obscure.
Sep
7
comment Complete list of albums and songs by 邓丽君。
I'm voting to close this question as off-topic because this is not about Chinese language.
Sep
6
reviewed Edit Is 𫘏 ever used in the Chinese language? And what does it mean?
Sep
6
revised Is 𫘏 ever used in the Chinese language? And what does it mean?
added translation to quotes from dictionaries
Sep
5
comment Difficulty translating “makes”. How to translate this sentence:
This is a good answer, but keeping in mind while this sentence sounds natural, it also sounds "translated". The authentic Chinese way to express the same meaning does not involve a "make", instead, the causality is implied by the semantic advancement of the phrases. E.g. "北方人有口音,语速也快,我听不明白。" This difference is also reflected in C-E translation - we have to add prepositions, conjunctions and verbs to make explicit of the phrase relationships that's hidden in Chinese texts.