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xīn li
phr. in the heart; in the mind

Simplified Chinese

Traditional Chinese

Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
EXAMPLES
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tā xīn lǐ yì zhí diàn jì zhe tā de hái zi
phr. She missed her child all the time.
xīn lí yǒu shù
idiom. know very well in one's heart (but not saying it out loud)
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xīn lǐ hái zhēn shì méi dǐr
phr. (I) really lack confidence, (I am) really not sure (about that)
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tā de míng zi yóng yuǎn lào kè zài tā xīn lǐ
phr. His name is engraved in her heart forever.
xīn lǐ de tòng kǔ
phr. pain in one's heart
xīn lǐ jiāo jí
phr. to have a heart filled with anxiety, to feel anxious in one's heart
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néng zhí jiē wèi cán jí rén fú wù , wǒ xīn lí gǎn dào kuài wèi
phr. Being capable of serving the disabled people directly, I feel very pleased in my heart.
xīn lí hěn nán guò
phr. (It) is very sad
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xīn lí hěn zháo jí
phr. (She) felt anxious.
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zhè shì wǒ xīn lǐ de huà .
phr. (lyrics) These are the words of my heart.
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kàn dào bié rén zài hái lǐ wán shuǎ , tā xīn lí yě fā yǎng le .
phr. When seeing others playing in the sea, he can't resist his itch to join them too.
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tā sòng zǒu péng you huí dào jiā lái , xīn lǐ jué de kōng lào lào de , xiàng shǎo le diǎnr shén me shì de .
phr. After he saw his friend off and went back home, he felt very empty inside, as if he was missing something.
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má fan le nǐ zhè me duō , wǒ xīn lí zěn néng guò de qù ne ?
phr. Having troubled you so much, how can my mind rest at ease?
wǎng xīn lǐ qù
phr. (to take sth) seriously
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wó biǎo miàn shàng shí fēn zhèn jìng , xīn lǐ què xiàng chuāi zhe gè tù zi .
phr. I appeared very calm on the surface, but inside it was like a rabbit was hiding in my heart.
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xīn lí dǎ fān le wǔ wèi píng yí yàng .
phr. In (one's) heart, it was like bottles containing all different flavors were spilled.
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shuō chū lai xīn lǐ huì shū fu diǎnr .
phr. (If you) talk about it, (you) will feel better.
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yì xiǎng dào lín jū jiā de hái zi kǎo quán bān dì yī , zì jǐ de hái zi pái míng què shì dào shù , tā xīn lǐ jiù tè bié bú shì zī wèi .
phr. Whenever she thinks of the fact that the neighbor's child got number 1 in class during the exam, yet her own child's rank is so far in the back, she feels extremely disappointed.
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kàn dào bà ba mā ma shēng huó rú cǐ jié shěng , ér wǒ què huā qián dà shǒu dà jiǎo , wǒ xīn lí hěn bú shì zī wèi .
phr. Upon seeing that my mother and father live such a frugal life, yet I spent money extravagantly, I feel very bad.
xīn lǐ bù gāo xìng
phr. (of someone) to feel unhappy