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jí shí
adv. in time, timely, without delay

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
jí shí huí xìn
phr. reply without delay
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jí shí de fǎn kuì duì wǒ men gǎi jìn gōng zuò hén yǒu bāng zhù .
phr. Timely feedback is very helpful for improving our work.
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wǒ men qī dài nín de jí shí huí fù
phr. We are looking forward to your reply at your earliest convenience
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tā jí shí cǎi shā chē, cóng ér bì miǎn le wēi xiǎn .
phr. He stepped on the brake in time, thus avoided the danger.
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xìng hǎo pū jiù jí shí, zhè cháng huǒ zāi cái méi zào chéng zhòng dà sǔn shī
phr. Thanks to a prompt fighting, the fire didn't cause a great loss.
jí shí xìng
n. timeliness
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xìng háo jǐng chá jí shí dào le
phr. Fortunately, the police arrived in time.
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hěn bào qiàn, méi yǒu jí shí huí fù nǐ .
phr. So sorry, (I) did not reply to you in time.
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xiè xie nǐ jí shí gǎn lái bāng zhù wǒ .
phr. Thank you for coming in time to help me.
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zhè cháng yǔ xià dé hěn jí shí .
phr. This rain poured down just in time.
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xìng kuī nǐ huí jiā huí de jí shí .
phr. Fortunately, you came home in time.
jí shí xíng lè
idiom. enjoy life while you may, carp diem