to ask; to invite; please (do sth); to treat (to a meal etc); to request

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搬请 搬請 ban1 qing3
to request; to call for

报请 報請 bao4 qing3
to report, requesting approval; written request for instructions

不情之请 不情之請 bu4 qing2 zhi1 qing3
my presumptuous request (humble expr.); if I may be so bold to ask a favor

不请自来 不請自來 bu4 qing3 zi4 lai2
to turn up without being invited; unsolicited

呈请 呈請 cheng2 qing3
to submit (to superiors)

吃请 吃請 chi1 qing3
to be a guest at a dinner party; to be wined and dined (as a bribe)

促请 促請 cu4 qing3
to urge

负荆请罪 負荊請罪 fu4 jing1 qing3 zui4
lit. to bring a bramble and ask for punishment (idiom); fig. to offer sb a humble apology

高薪聘请 高薪聘請 gao1 xin1 pin4 qing3
to hire at a high salary

回请 回請 hui2 qing3
to return an invitation

敬请 敬請 jing4 qing3
please (do sth) (deferential form)

恳请 懇請 ken3 qing3
to request earnestly

另请高明 另請高明 ling4 qing3 gao1 ming2
please find sb better qualified than me (idiom)

聘请 聘請 pin4 qing3
to engage; to hire (a lawyer etc)

请安 請安 qing3 an1
to pay respects; to wish good health; in Qing times, a specific form of salutation (see also 打千)

请便 請便 qing3 bian4
Please do as you wish!; You are welcome to do whatever you like!; Please make yourself at home.

请别见怪 請別見怪 qing3 bie2 jian4 guai4
please don't be upset; no hard feelings; absit iniuria verbis; let injury by words be absent

请辞 請辭 qing3 ci2
to ask sb to resign from a post

请调 請調 qing3 diao4
to request a transfer

请多关照 請多關照 qing3 duo1 guan1 zhao4
please treat me kindly (conventional greeting on first meeting)

请功 請功 qing3 gong1
to request recognition for sb's merits; to recommend sb for promotion or an award

请喝茶 請喝茶 qing3 he1 cha2
(lit.) to invite to tea; (fig.) (of police etc) to interrogate sb about their subversive political activities and warn them against further involvement

请假 請假 qing3 jia4
to request leave of absence

请柬 請柬 qing3 jian3
invitation card; written invitation

请将不如激将 請將不如激將 qing3 jiang4 bu4 ru2 ji1 jiang4
lit. to dispatch a general is not as effective as to excite a general; fig. inciting people to action is more effective than dispatching orders

请教 請教 qing3 jiao4
to ask for guidance; to consult

请进 請進 qing3 jin4
"please come in"

请君入瓮 請君入甕 qing3 jun1 ru4 weng4
lit. please Sir, get into the boiling pot (idiom); fig. to give sb a taste of his own medicine

请看 請看 qing3 kan4
please see ...; vide

请客 請客 qing3 ke4
to give a dinner party; to entertain guests; to invite to dinner

请领 請領 qing3 ling3
to apply for (a subsidy, unemployment benefit etc)

请您回复 請您回復 qing3 nin2 hui2 fu4
repondez s'il vous plait; R.S.V.P.; please reply

请求 請求 qing3 qiu2
to request; to ask; request

请求宽恕 請求寬恕 qing3 qiu2 kuan1 shu4
to sue for mercy; to ask for forgiveness; begging for magnanimity

请神容易送神难 請神容易送神難 qing3 shen2 rong2 yi4 song4 shen2 nan2
it's easier to invite the devil in than to send him away

请示 請示 qing3 shi4
to ask for instructions

请帖 請帖 qing3 tie3
invitation card; written invitation

请问 請問 qing3 wen4
Excuse me, may I ask...?

请勿打扰 請勿打擾 qing3 wu4 da3 rao3
please do not disturb

请勿吸烟 請勿吸煙 qing3 wu4 xi1 yan1
No smoking; Please do not smoke

请缨 請纓 qing3 ying1
to volunteer for military service; to offer oneself for an assignment

请援 請援 qing3 yuan2
to request help; to appeal (for assistance)

请愿 請願 qing3 yuan4
petition (for action to be taken)

请愿书 請願書 qing3 yuan4 shu1

请罪 請罪 qing3 zui4
to apologize humbly; to beg forgiveness

三催四请 三催四請 san1 cui1 si4 qing3
to coax and plead

申请 申請 shen1 qing3
to apply for sth; application (form etc)

申请表 申請表 shen1 qing3 biao3
application form

申请人 申請人 shen1 qing3 ren2

申请书 申請書 shen1 qing3 shu1
application; application form; petition (to higher authorities)

声请 聲請 sheng1 qing3
to make a formal request; formal request; to make a claim (law)

提请 提請 ti2 qing3
to propose

务请 務請 wu4 qing3
please (formal)

延请 延請 yan2 qing3
to employ; to send for sb promising employment

宴请 宴請 yan4 qing3
to entertain (for dinner); to invite to dinner

邀请 邀請 yao1 qing3
to invite; invitation

邀请函 邀請函 yao1 qing3 han2
invitation letter

邀请赛 邀請賽 yao1 qing3 sai4
invitation tournament (e.g. between schools or firms)

有请 有請 you3 qing3
to request the pleasure of seeing sb; to ask sb in; to ask sb to do sth (e.g. make a speech)

吁请 籲請 yu4 qing3
to implore; to entreat

约请 約請 yue1 qing3
to invite; to issue an invitation

招请 招請 zhao1 qing3
to recruit; to take on (an employee)