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Pīnyīn
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hardworking and frugal
HSK 6
frugal / economical
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frugal / thrifty / needy
hardworking and thrifty in running one's household
diligent and thrifty (idiom)
plain and unadorned / thrifty and simple
to work part time while studying / work-study program
thrift / economy
temperate, kind, courteous, restrained and magnanimous
sparing / economical
fancy or simple according to sb's budget (idiom)
to be industrious and frugal (idiom)
it is easy to go from frugality to extravagance; the reverse is not so easy (idiom)
thrifty / sparing / economical
economical / modest
temperate, kind, courteous and restrained
to be frugal
frugal / economic / to scrimp and save
thrifty and plain
hardworking, thrifty, plain, and honest (idiom)
to skimp / to be frugal
hardworking, thrifty and pragmatic
to know how to be economical (idiom)
hardworking, thrifty, plain, and simple (idiom)
to lack the necessities of life
to deny oneself comforts in order to save money for one's education
to build up the country through thrift and hard work (idiom)
frugality makes honesty (idiom)
to allow oneself few comforts or pleasures (idiom)
to live frugally (idiom)
diligent and able to endure hardship (idiom)
lit. empty belly / hollow / vacuous / devoid of content
to run a school diligently and thriftily
to run an organization diligently and thriftily
to rise up by thrift and hard work (idiom)
hardwork and thriftiness are the foundations of service (idiom)
to run an enterprise diligently and thriftily
to live frugally / to economize on food and clothing / to scrimp and save
to refrain from high standard of living (idiom)
frugality in order to prevent destitution (idiom)
frugality prevents destitution (idiom)
wastage makes one destitute (idiom)
easy to become accustomed to luxury, hard to become accustomed to frugality (idiom)


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