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Pīnyīn
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salary / wage
HSK 6
monthly income (in kind)
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  *薪* | 薪* | *薪
fuel / salary
salary
high salary
salary / wage
leave of absence without pay (Tw)
annual salary
to raise salary
daily wage
to pay wages or salary
to cut wages
pay / remuneration / salary / reward
basic salary / base pay / salary floor
unpaid leave / leave without pay
(of knowledge, skill etc) to be passed on from teachers to students, one generation to another, abbr. for 薪盡火傳|薪尽火传
to take drastic measures to deal with a situation / to pull the carpet from under sb
to owe wages / back pay / wages arrears
salary / pay
to hire at a high salary
payday
lit. the flame of a burning piece of firewood passes on to the rest (idiom) / fig. (of knowledge, skill etc) to be passed on from teachers to students, one generation to another
salaried class
leave of absence without pay
lit. a cup of water on a burning cart of firewood (idiom); fig. an utterly inadequate measure
salaried class
to receive one's regular salary (while on vacation, study leave etc) / paid (leave) / on full pay
lit. to sleep on brushwood and taste gall (like King Gou Jian of Yue 勾踐|勾践), in order to recall one's humiliations) (idiom) / fig. to maintain one's resolve for revenge
weekly salary
paid leave
lit. to lie on firewood and taste gall (idiom); fig. suffering patiently, but firmly resolved on revenge
salary / wage
firewood
to receive a raise in salary
high salary
policy of high pay to discourage corruption
lit. to carry firewood to put out a fire (idiom); fig. to make a problem worse by inappropriate action
lit. to bend the chimney and remove the firewood (to prevent fire) (idiom) / fig. to take preventive measures
high salary, generous remuneration
lit. to put a fire under a pile of firewood (idiom) / fig. hidden danger / imminent danger
to add fuel to the flames
add firewood to put out the flames (idiom); fig. ill-advised action that only makes the problem worse / to add fuel to the fire


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