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grain / food / provisions / agricultural tax paid in grain
foodstuff / cereals / CL: 種|种
HSK 5
grain crops other than rice and wheat
grain depot
Wuliangye liquor / Five Grain liquor
granary / barn / fig. bread basket (of fertile agricultural land)
ration
rations (to take on expedition)
(dialect) to pay salary
dog food / (Internet slang) public display of affection (term used by singles 單身狗|单身狗 forced to "eat" it)
army provisions / rations and fodder
grain reserves
land tax / money and grain (given as tax or tribute)
coupons for food or grain used in a PRC economic program c. 1955-1993
grain supply station
to run out of food
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO)
army provisions
food cereals
to lack food supplies
tax paid in grain
to grow crops / food growing
route for providing foodstuff
army provisions
coarse grains (maize, sorghum etc)
food and agriculture / grain farmer
provisions are exhausted / out of food
lit. imperial funding for troops / funds or items supplied by the government
grain store
surplus grain
lit. eating away next year's food in advance / fig. to dip into the next month's check / live now, pay later
out of ammunition and no food left (idiom); in desperate straits
refined grain (rice, wheat etc)
grain retailer (in former times)
grain crops / cereals
elite soldiers, ample provisions (idiom); well-prepared forces / preparations for war are in an advanced state
famine / critical shortage of grain
autumn grain crops
relief grain / emergency provisions
army provisions
World food program (United Nations aid agency)
provisions (e.g. military) / forage / fodder
major agricultural province
commodity grain (grain produced as a commodity rather than for self-sufficiency)
knapsack (for provisions) / haversack
to pay taxes in kind (rice, cloth etc)
before the troops move, fodder and provisions go first (idiom); logistics comes before military maneuvers / an army marches on its stomach
food growing area
lit. to eat from government coffers / to serve as a government employee / to live off government money
wholesale grain store
dry rations
to store up provisions against a war
grain bought by the state and resold to areas undergoing a grain shortage
to hand in one's ration cards / to die
to eat without working (idiom) / to take one's pay and not care about the rest


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