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poor / destitute / to use up / to exhaust / thoroughly / extremely / (coll.) persistently and pointlessly
HSK 4
poor / impoverished
endless / boundless / inexhaustible
poor people / the poor
leaving a rich aftertaste / (fig.) memorable / lingering in memory
more and more emerge / innumerable succession / breeding like flies (idiom)
impoverished / destitute
destitute / wretched poverty
endless / boundless / infinite
HSK 6
endless / boundless / inexhaustible
to pursue relentlessly
to use up / to exhaust / to probe to the bottom / limit / end
poor wretch / pauper / destitute man / poverty-stricken peasant / penniless good-for-nothing / impecunious vagabond
a remote and desolate place
extraordinary strength / super strong / strong as an ox
boundless joy
mountain and river exhausted (idiom); at the end of the line / nowhere to go
to bewail one's poverty / to complain about being hard up / to pretend to be poor
to exhaust one's limited abilities (idiom)
to engage in wars of aggression at will (idiom) / militaristic / bellicose
lit. barren hills and wild rivers (idiom) / fig. inhospitable natural environment
poor country
the working poor
poor
to indulge in a life of luxury (idiom); extreme extravagance
cornered enemy
poor but with great ambitions (idiom) / poor but principled
those who did not benefit from the Chinese economic reforms of the 1980s / see also 富二代
destitute / troubled / penniless and full of care
to struggle to cope (with a situation) / to be at one's wits' end
poor and with low expectations / poverty stunts ambition
extravagant in the extreme (idiom)
to endure poverty stoically
to have disastrous consequences
faulty argument and poor rhetoric (idiom); unable to put forward any convincing arguments / without a leg to stand on
when you hit bottom, you have to come up with a new approach (idiom)
Song Renqiong (1909-2005), general of the People's Liberation Army
impoverished / backward both economically and culturally
infinite set (math.)
infinitesimal (in calculus) / infinitely small
hard-up / in dire straits / desperate
destitute and troubled / in dire straits
the people are impoverished, their means exhausted (idiom); to drive the nation to bankruptcy
exhausted and hungry
variant of 瓊結|琼结, Qonggyai county, Tibetan: 'Phyongs rgyas, in Lhokha prefecture 山南地區|山南地区, Tibet
help the starving but not the poor (idiom)
the poor are ignored in the busiest city; the rich will find relatives in the deepest mountain
to be short of sth / to be wanting in sth
poverty stricken
to exhaust / to use up
wretched look / shabby looks
the country weakened and the people empoverished (idiom)
point at infinity (math.) / infinitely distant point
infinite sequence
poor but ambitious (idiom); hard-pressed but determined / the worse one's position, the harder one must fight back
poor but spirited person / destitute / the poor (traditional)
(Internet slang) (of a man) unmarriageable (lit. short, ugly and poor) / opposite: 高富帥|高富帅
Archimedes' method of exhaustion (an early form of integral calculus)
boundless joy
to sew and mend clothes for a pittance
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
if you beat the snake without killing it, endless evils will ensue (idiom)
to give sympathy to the rich and relief to the poor (idiom)
to feign and complain bitterly of being poverty stricken (idiom)
it will cause no end of trouble (idiom)
to think hard (idiom) / to give sth much thought
a desperate rat will bite the fox (idiom); the smallest worm will turn being trodden on
sunset, the end of the road (idiom); in terminal decline / at a dead end
to shake uncontrollably / to jiggle (one's leg etc)
poor and with few means of subsistance (idiom) / destitute
to take refuge with a rich relative
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
to have disastrous consequences / also written 貽害無窮|贻害无穷


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