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function / capability
Chenggong or Chengkung town in Taitung County 臺東縣|台东县, southeast Taiwan
success / to succeed / CL: , 個|个
  *功* | 功* | *功
meritorious deed or service / achievement / result / service / accomplishment / work (physics)
skill / art / kung fu / labor / effort
rate of work / power (output)
electric consumption / power wastage
training in the basic skills / knowledge of the fundamentals
great merit / great service
management function
kidney function
homework / assignment / task / classwork / lesson / study / CL: 門|门
contribution / meritorious service / credit
achievement / meritorious deed / contributions (for the good of society)
merit / efficacy / competence / skill / power
half the work, twice the effect (idiom); the right approach saves effort and leads to better results / a stitch in time saves nine
Wugong County in Xianyang 咸陽|咸阳, Shaanxi
martial art / military accomplishments / (Peking opera) martial arts feats
achievements and virtue
to give credit / to give sb his due / attribution
functional module
qigong, a system of deep breathing exercises
outstanding military service
minister who has given outstanding service
feat / contribution / merits and achievements
diligent / industrious (in one's studies) / to study hard / to make great effort
to act (in opera) / stage business
scholarly honor (in imperial exams) / rank / achievement / fame / glory
singing skill
successfully accomplished (project or goal) / to be highly successful
to practice work skill
electric power (measured in watts)
to celebrate a heroic deed
to achieve or accomplish goals
seeking instant benefit (idiom); shortsighted vision, looking only for fast return
to win success and recognition (idiom)
to win instant success (idiom)
success at one go / to succeed at the first attempt
power output (of an electrical device etc)
to work to no avail (idiom)
Wugong County in Xianyang 咸陽|咸阳, Shaanxi
glorious achievement (idiom)
lit. not aiming to achieve the best possible result, but rather trying to avoid making mistakes (idiom) / fig. to take a risk-averse approach
Mt Wugong in Jiangxi
Failure is the mother of success.
to waste all one's previous efforts (idiom) / all that has been achieved goes down the drain
one's contributions cannot go unnoticed (idiom)
supernatural power / extrasensory perception
hyperthyroidism / abbr. to 甲亢
Koxinga (1624-1662), military leader
to work hard while accomplishing little / to toil to no avail
no end of virtuous achievements (idiom); boundless beneficence
lit. to ruin the enterprise for the sake of one basketful / to fail through lack of a final effort / to spoil the ship for a ha'penny worth of tar (idiom)
merits and demerits / contributions and errors
Falun Gong (Chinese spiritual movement founded in 1992, regarded as a cult by the PRC government)
to fully achieve one's ambitions (idiom)
optical power
achievement / outstanding work / glorious deed
war exploits / (fig.) heroic contribution
to fail within sight of success (idiom); last-minute failure / to fall at the last hurdle / snatching defeat from the jaws of victory
hidden merits
transmission power / output power
twice the effort for half the result
high merit and worthy prospects (idiom)
position and wealth (idiom); rank, fame and fortune
to return without any achievement (idiom); to go home with one's tail between one's legs
to claim credit for oneself
hard work / laborious effort / painstaking work
to take the credit for sb's achievement
first class merit
military medal
Wugong village in Shaanxi
brilliant (exploit) / meritorious (achievement)
ten years of practice for one minute on the stage (idiom)
to maximize one's time / to catch some time out / to find enough time / (also 抓工夫)
to sing sb's praises (mostly derogatory)
outstanding founding minister (title given to reward loyal general or vassal of new dynasty or state)
to evaluate the merit of sth
to accomplish the whole task at one stroke (idiom)
to rejoice in grandiose deeds / to strive to achieve extraordinary things
Don't get a reward if it's not deserved. (idiom)
If you work at it hard enough, you can grind an iron bar into a needle. / cf idiom 磨杵成針|磨杵成针, to grind an iron bar down to a fine needle (idiom); fig. to persevere in a difficult task / to study diligently
multi-functional / multi-function
virtuous achievements come to their successful conclusion (idiom)
to succeed or die trying (idiom)
to show off one's accomplishments (often derog.)
satisfied with one's accomplishment and arrogant as a result (idiom); resting on one's laurels and despising others
Chenggong or Chengkung town in Taitung County 臺東縣|台东县, southeast Taiwan
sense of accomplishment
to request recognition for sb's merits / to recommend sb for promotion or an award
effort will undoubtedly lead to success (idiom)
to practice (work skills)
functional group
to atone for one's crimes by meritorious acts

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