bi4
certainly; must; will; necessarily

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radical
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哀兵必胜 哀兵必勝 ai1 bing1 bi4 sheng4
an army burning with righteous indignation is bound to win (idiom)

必备 必備 bi4 bei4
essential

必不可缺 必不可缺 bi4 bu4 ke3 que1
see 必不可少

必不可少 必不可少 bi4 bu4 ke3 shao3
absolutely necessary; indispensable; essential

必不可少组成 必不可少組成 bi4 bu4 ke3 shao3 zu3 cheng2
absolute necessity; sine qua non

必得 必得 bi4 dei3
must; have to

必定 必定 bi4 ding4
to be bound to; to be sure to

必恭必敬 必恭必敬 bi4 gong1 bi4 jing4
variant of 畢恭畢敬|毕恭毕敬

必和必拓 必和必拓 bi4 huo2 bi4 tuo4
BHP Billiton (Anglo-Australian mining corporation)

必将 必將 bi4 jiang1
inevitably

必经 必經 bi4 jing1
unavoidable; the only (road, entrance etc)

必经之路 必經之路 bi4 jing1 zhi1 lu4
the road one must follow or take; the only way; same as 必由之路

必然 必然 bi4 ran2
inevitable; certain; necessity

必然结果 必然結果 bi4 ran2 jie2 guo3
inevitable outcome; inescapable consequence

必然王国 必然王國 bi4 ran2 wang2 guo2
realm of necessity (philosophy)

必胜客 必勝客 bi4 sheng4 ke4
Pizza Hut

必死之症 必死之症 bi4 si3 zhi1 zheng4
terminal illness; incurable condition (also fig.)

必修 必修 bi4 xiu1
a required course

必修课 必修課 bi4 xiu1 ke4
required course; compulsory course

必需 必需 bi4 xu1
to need; to require; essential; indispensable

必须 必須 bi4 xu1
to have to; must; compulsory; necessarily

必需品 必需品 bi4 xu1 pin3
necessity; essential (thing)

必要 必要 bi4 yao4
necessary; essential; indispensable; required

必要条件 必要條件 bi4 yao4 tiao2 jian4
requirement; necessary condition (math)

必要性 必要性 bi4 yao4 xing4
necessity

必应 必應 bi4 ying4
Bing (search engine)

必由之路 必由之路 bi4 you2 zhi1 lu4
the road one must follow or take; the only way

必有重谢 必有重謝 bi4 you3 zhong4 xie4
(we) will be very grateful (if …)

不必 不必 bu4 bi4
need not; does not have to; not necessarily

不必要 不必要 bu4 bi4 yao4
needless; unnecessary

车到山前必有路 車到山前必有路 che1 dao4 shan1 qian2 bi4 you3 lu4
lit. When we get to the mountain, there'll be a way through. (idiom); fig. Everything will turn out for the best.; Let's worry about it when it happens.; It will be all right on the night.; cf couplet 車到山前必有路,船到橋頭自然直|车到山前必有路,船到桥头自然直

车到山前必有路,船到桥头自然直 車到山前必有路,船到橋頭自然直 che1 dao4 shan1 qian2 bi4 you3 lu4 - chuan2 dao4 qiao2 tou2 zi4 ran2 zhi2
lit. When we get to the mountain, there'll be a way through and when the boat gets to the pier-head, it will go straight with the current. (idiom); fig. Everything will turn out for the best.; Let's worry about it when it happens.; It will be all right on

大可不必 大可不必 da4 ke3 bu4 bi4
need not; unnecessary

大难不死,必有后福 大難不死,必有後福 da4 nan4 bu4 si3 - bi4 you3 hou4 fu2
one is bound for good fortune after surviving a great disaster (proverb)

董必武 董必武 dong3 bi4 wu3
Dong Biwu (1886-1975), one of the founders of the Chinese communist party

多行不义必自毙 多行不義必自斃 duo1 xing2 bu4 yi4 bi4 zi4 bi4
persisting in evil brings about self-destruction (idiom)

非必需 非必需 fei1 bi4 xu1
inessential

非必要 非必要 fei1 bi4 yao4
inessential; unnecessary

分久必合,合久必分 分久必合,合久必分 fen1 jiu3 bi4 he2 - he2 jiu3 bi4 fen1
lit. that which is long divided must unify, and that which is long unified must divide (idiom, from 三國演義|三国演义); fig. things are constantly changing

分秒必争 分秒必爭 fen1 miao3 bi4 zheng1
seize every minute and second (idiom); not a minute to lose; every moment counts

工欲善其事,必先利其器 工欲善其事,必先利其器 gong1 yu4 shan4 qi2 shi4 - bi4 xian1 li4 qi2 qi4
To do a good job, an artisan needs the best tools (idiom). Good tools are prerequisite to the successful execution of a job

何必 何必 he2 bi4
there is no need; why should

忽必烈 忽必烈 hu1 bi4 lie4
Khubilai Khan (1215-1294), grandson of Genghis Khan 成吉思汗, first Yuan dynasty emperor, reigned 1260-1294

既有今日何必当初 既有今日何必當初 ji4 you3 jin1 ri4 he2 bi4 dang1 chu1
see 早知今日何必當初|早知今日何必当初

骄兵必败 驕兵必敗 jiao1 bing1 bi4 bai4
lit. an arrogant army is bound to lose (idiom); fig. pride goes before a fall

骄者必败 驕者必敗 jiao1 zhe3 bi4 bai4
pride goes before a fall (idiom)

空穴来风未必无因 空穴來風未必無因 kong4 xue2 lai2 feng1 wei4 bi4 wu2 yin1
wind does not come from an empty cave without reason; there's no smoke without fire (idiom)

两虎相斗,必有一伤 兩虎相鬥,必有一傷 liang3 hu3 xiang1 dou4 - bi4 you3 yi1 shang1
When two tigers fight, one will get injured (idiom). If it comes to a fight, someone will get hurt.

两虎相争,必有一伤 兩虎相爭,必有一傷 liang3 hu3 xiang1 zheng1 - bi4 you3 yi1 shang1
if two tigers fight, one must get injured (idiom); if you start a war, someone is bound to get hurt

人无远虑,必有近忧 人無遠慮,必有近憂 ren2 wu2 yuan3 lv4 - bi4 you3 jin4 you1
He who gives no thought to far-flung problems soon finds suffering nearby (idiom, from Analects).; Smug concentration on the here and now will lead to future sorrow.

三人行,必有我师 三人行,必有我師 san1 ren2 xing2 - bi4 you3 wo3 shi1
lit. if three walk together, one can be my teacher (idiom, from the Analects of Confucius); you have sth to learn from everyone

三人行,则必有我师 三人行,則必有我師 san1 ren2 xing2 - ze2 bi4 you3 wo3 shi1
If three walk together, one of them can teach me sth (Confucius)

生活必需品 生活必需品 sheng1 huo2 bi4 xu1 pin3
life's necessities

势必 勢必 shi4 bi4
to be bound to; undoubtedly will

事必躬亲 事必躬親 shi4 bi4 gong1 qin1
to attend to everything personally

势在必得 勢在必得 shi4 zai4 bi4 de2
to be determined to win (idiom)

势在必行 勢在必行 shi4 zai4 bi4 xing2
circumstances require action (idiom); absolutely necessary; imperative

苏必利尔湖 蘇必利爾湖 su1 bi4 li4 er3 hu2
Lake Superior, one of the Great Lakes 五大湖

未必 未必 wei4 bi4
not necessarily; maybe not

未必见得 未必見得 wei4 bi4 jian4 de2
not necessarily; that's not sure

务必 務必 wu4 bi4
must; to need to; to be sure to

物极必反 物極必反 wu4 ji2 bi4 fan3
when things reach an extreme, they can only move in the opposite direction (idiom)

想必 想必 xiang3 bi4
presumably; probably; in all likelihood; surely

小时了了,大未必佳 小時了了,大未必佳 xiao3 shi2 liao3 liao3 - da4 wei4 bi4 jia1
being bright at an early age does not necessarily bring success upon growing up (proverb)

言必信,行必果 言必信,行必果 yan2 bi4 xin4 - xing2 bi4 guo3
one must be a man of his word and resolute in his work (proverb)

阴德必有阳报 陰德必有陽報 yin1 de2 bi4 you3 yang2 bao4
hidden merits will have visible rewards (idiom)

有宝何必人前夸 有寶何必人前誇 you3 bao3 he2 bi4 ren2 qian2 kua1
There is no need to boast about one's treasures. (idiom)

有其父必有其子 有其父必有其子 you3 qi2 fu4 bi4 you3 qi2 zi3
like father, like son (idiom)

有其师,必有其徒 有其師,必有其徒 you3 qi2 shi1 - bi4 you3 qi2 tu2
As the teacher, so the pupil. (idiom)

有求必应 有求必應 you3 qiu2 bi4 ying4
to grant whatever is asked for; to accede to every plea

有所得必有所失 有所得必有所失 you3 suo3 de2 bi4 you3 suo3 shi1
there is no gain without a loss (idiom); there is no such thing as a free meal

欲善其事,必先利其器 欲善其事,必先利其器 yu4 shan4 qi2 shi4 - bi4 xian1 li4 qi2 qi4
To do a good job, an artisan needs the best tools (idiom). Good tools are prerequisite to the successful execution of a job

早知今日何必当初 早知今日何必當初 zao3 zhi1 jin1 ri4 he2 bi4 dang1 chu1
if I (you, she, he...) had known it would come to this, I (you, she, he...) would not have acted thus (idiom); to regret vainly one's past behavior

智者千虑,必有一失 智者千慮,必有一失 zhi4 zhe3 qian1 lv4 - bi4 you3 yi1 shi1
lit. a wise person reflecting a thousand times can still make a mistake (idiom); fig. nobody is infallible

锱铢必较 錙銖必較 zi1 zhu1 bi4 jiao4
to haggle over every cent (idiom)

自不必说 自不必說 zi4 bu4 bi4 shuo1
to not need dwell on (idiom)