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What's the difference between 看起来 and 看上去?

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权力的游戏 - Game of Thrones names - latest episode - SPOILERS

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What does the Twitter hashtag #壕 mean?

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该 - How do you know when to use it? Nothing to do with 应该

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What does "你什么都不是" mean?

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When native Chinese refer to China, what's the difference between 大陆, 中国 and 中国大陆?

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What's the difference between 番茄 and 西红柿?

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If the simplified version of 態 is 态 is why isn't there one for 熊?

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Deciding when to use 就像 vs 像是 vs 像

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What does 卡了壳 mean?

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An example of the difficulty of translation: "Now get off my lawn". How would you translate this?

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Introduction. What's the difference between 介绍, 简介, 入门, 引导, 导语, 导论, 引子?

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What does 有模有样 mean?

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So technically, the correct usage of 得 for run very fast is 跑得很快 - why are there so many Baidu hits for 跑的很快 and 跑地很快?

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Other than ChinaSMACK, do any other glossaries of acronyms used in Chinese, like PK, ZF, GCD, TMD, JC, etc exist?

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Translation help:: How to translate 我们经常会怎么说 into English?

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"以来" - Chinese dictionary says noun. "Since" in English dictionary says preposition, conjunction. Distinction?

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How does the Chinese translation of an English name get established? [duplicate]

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How would you translate The Martian's: "I'm going to science the s*** out of this"?

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Windows 8 Chinese Input: Trackpad and Stylus

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Stroke order confusion: 妆, 装 vs 乘

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When breaking down a character, what do you do for parts where no radical exists?

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再一次地, why is 地 used?

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NY Times 翻译: He presented the choice in binary terms - 他用非此即彼的二元论来表述这个选择. Too complex?

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Are there multiple translations for 不上边?

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When your computer freezes/hangs/stalls, stays on same screen, input devices don't work - how do you say that?

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Having trouble translating this: 多是不跑步的替跑步的操心

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Headline: "YouTube创始人从雅虎手中收购Delicious". What is the purpose of "手中"

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Is there a difference between 你无意之中流露出来 and 你无意流露出来?

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What does "理所应当的美好" mean?