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poor / destitute / to use up / to exhaust / thoroughly / extremely / (coll.) persistently and pointlessly
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endless / boundless / infinite
HSK 6
poor people / the poor
more and more emerge / innumerable succession / breeding like flies (idiom)
endless / boundless / inexhaustible
leaving a rich aftertaste / (fig.) memorable / lingering in memory
poor / impoverished
destitute / wretched poverty
impoverished / destitute
to pursue relentlessly
to use up / to exhaust / to probe to the bottom / limit / end
extraordinary strength / super strong / strong as an ox
poor wretch / pauper / destitute man / poverty-stricken peasant / penniless good-for-nothing / impecunious vagabond
mountain and river exhausted (idiom); at the end of the line / nowhere to go
fiendish / black-hearted
to pursue relentlessly
to bewail one's poverty / to complain about being hard up / to pretend to be poor
a remote and desolate place
to engage in wars of aggression at will (idiom) / militaristic / bellicose
exhaustible / limited / finite
to exhaust one's limited abilities (idiom)
boundless joy
endless / boundless / inexhaustible
lit. barren hills and wild rivers (idiom) / fig. inhospitable natural environment
poor country
impoverished / backward both economically and culturally
variant of 瓊結|琼结, Qonggyai county, Tibetan: 'Phyongs rgyas, in Lhokha prefecture 山南地區|山南地区, Tibet
cornered enemy
poor
to indulge in a life of luxury (idiom); extreme extravagance
the working poor
to struggle to cope (with a situation) / to be at one's wits' end
when you hit bottom, you have to come up with a new approach (idiom)
to endure poverty stoically
poor and with low expectations / poverty stunts ambition
destitute / troubled / penniless and full of care
faulty argument and poor rhetoric (idiom); unable to put forward any convincing arguments / without a leg to stand on
infinite set (math.)
infinitesimal (in calculus) / infinitely small
to have disastrous consequences
Song Renqiong (1909-2005), general of the People's Liberation Army
those who did not benefit from the Chinese economic reforms of the 1980s / see also 富二代
poor but with great ambitions (idiom) / poor but principled
extravagant in the extreme (idiom)
poverty stricken
poor and with few means of subsistance (idiom) / destitute
to take refuge with a rich relative
wretched look / shabby looks
hard-up / in dire straits / desperate
to be short of sth / to be wanting in sth
the poor are ignored in the busiest city; the rich will find relatives in the deepest mountain
exhausted and hungry
destitute and troubled / in dire straits
the people are impoverished, their means exhausted (idiom); to drive the nation to bankruptcy
help the starving but not the poor (idiom)
to exhaust / to use up
infinite sequence
the country weakened and the people empoverished (idiom)
Archimedes' method of exhaustion (an early form of integral calculus)
point at infinity (math.) / infinitely distant point
poor but ambitious (idiom); hard-pressed but determined / the worse one's position, the harder one must fight back
(Internet slang) (of a man) unmarriageable (lit. short, ugly and poor) / opposite: 高富帥|高富帅
boundless joy
poor but spirited person / destitute / the poor (traditional)
to feign and complain bitterly of being poverty stricken (idiom)
if you beat the snake without killing it, endless evils will ensue (idiom)
to sew and mend clothes for a pittance
to give sympathy to the rich and relief to the poor (idiom)
lit. the path exhausted, the end of the road (idiom); an impasse / in a plight with no way out / things have reached a dead end
a desperate rat will bite the fox (idiom); the smallest worm will turn being trodden on
it will cause no end of trouble (idiom)
to think hard (idiom) / to give sth much thought
to shake uncontrollably / to jiggle (one's leg etc)
variant of 瓊結縣|琼结县, Qonggyai county, Tibetan: 'Phyongs rgyas rdzong, in Lhokha prefecture 山南地區|山南地区, Tibet
sunset, the end of the road (idiom); in terminal decline / at a dead end
to have disastrous consequences / also written 貽害無窮|贻害无穷


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