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poor / impoverished
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poor / destitute / to use up / to exhaust / thoroughly / extremely / (coll.) persistently and pointlessly
HSK 4
endless / boundless / inexhaustible
poor people / the poor
leaving a rich aftertaste / (fig.) memorable / lingering in memory
destitute / wretched poverty
endless / boundless / inexhaustible
more and more emerge / innumerable succession / breeding like flies (idiom)
to pursue relentlessly
extraordinary strength / super strong / strong as an ox
to bewail one's poverty / to complain about being hard up / to pretend to be poor
impoverished / destitute
to use up / to exhaust / to probe to the bottom / limit / end
endless / boundless / infinite
HSK 6
the working poor
mountain and river exhausted (idiom); at the end of the line / nowhere to go
poor wretch / pauper / destitute man / poverty-stricken peasant / penniless good-for-nothing / impecunious vagabond
a remote and desolate place
boundless joy
to exhaust one's limited abilities (idiom)
cornered enemy
poor country
to engage in wars of aggression at will (idiom) / militaristic / bellicose
to endure poverty stoically
those who did not benefit from the Chinese economic reforms of the 1980s / see also 富二代
lit. barren hills and wild rivers (idiom) / fig. inhospitable natural environment
impoverished / backward both economically and culturally
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
infinite set (math.)
to indulge in a life of luxury (idiom); extreme extravagance
poor
destitute / troubled / penniless and full of care
variant of 瓊結|琼结, Qonggyai county, Tibetan: 'Phyongs rgyas, in Lhokha prefecture 山南地區|山南地区, Tibet
to struggle to cope (with a situation) / to be at one's wits' end
poor but with great ambitions (idiom) / poor but principled
extravagant in the extreme (idiom)
poverty stricken
infinitesimal (in calculus) / infinitely small
hard-up / in dire straits / desperate
faulty argument and poor rhetoric (idiom); unable to put forward any convincing arguments / without a leg to stand on
poor and with low expectations / poverty stunts ambition
exhausted and hungry
the people are impoverished, their means exhausted (idiom); to drive the nation to bankruptcy
destitute and troubled / in dire straits
to have disastrous consequences
help the starving but not the poor (idiom)
infinite sequence
point at infinity (math.) / infinitely distant point
to exhaust / to use up
to be short of sth / to be wanting in sth
wretched look / shabby looks
Archimedes' method of exhaustion (an early form of integral calculus)
poor but ambitious (idiom); hard-pressed but determined / the worse one's position, the harder one must fight back
the poor are ignored in the busiest city; the rich will find relatives in the deepest mountain
(Internet slang) (of a man) unmarriageable (lit. short, ugly and poor) / opposite: 高富帥|高富帅
poor but spirited person / destitute / the poor (traditional)
to feign and complain bitterly of being poverty stricken (idiom)
to sew and mend clothes for a pittance
boundless joy
if you beat the snake without killing it, endless evils will ensue (idiom)
to shake uncontrollably / to jiggle (one's leg etc)
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
sunset, the end of the road (idiom); in terminal decline / at a dead end
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
poor and with few means of subsistance (idiom) / destitute
to take refuge with a rich relative
to have disastrous consequences / also written 貽害無窮|贻害无穷
the country weakened and the people empoverished (idiom)


Tip: Pinyin can be entered with or without tone numbers, e.g. 'nihao' or 'ni3hao3'.
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