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success / to succeed / CL: , 個|个
HSK 4
skill / art / kung fu / labor / effort
HSK 4
function / capability
HSK 5
efficacy
HSK 6
qigong, a system of deep breathing exercises
HSK 6
contribution / meritorious service / credit
HSK 6
seeking instant benefit (idiom); shortsighted vision, looking only for fast return
HSK 6
Chenggong or Chengkung town in Taitung County 臺東縣|台东县, southeast Taiwan
rate of work / power (output)
Wugong County in Xianyang 咸陽|咸阳, Shaanxi
martial art / military accomplishments / (Peking opera) martial arts feats
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meritorious deed or service / achievement / result / service / accomplishment / work (physics)
electric consumption / power wastage
functionality
training in the basic skills / knowledge of the fundamentals
functional module
homework / assignment / task / classwork / lesson / study / CL: 門|门
great merit / great service
half the work, twice the effect (idiom); the right approach saves effort and leads to better results / a stitch in time saves nine
management function
merit / efficacy / competence / skill / power
achievements and virtue
function
achievement / meritorious deed / contributions (for the good of society)
kidney function
to render meritorious service (one the three imperishables 三不朽) / to make worthy contributions / to distinguish oneself
diligent / industrious (in one's studies) / to study hard / to make great effort
utility
singing skill
to do tai chi / to practice kung-fu (or other martial art) / to train (for dancing, acrobatics etc)
feat / contribution / merits and achievements
to act (in opera) / stage business
to give credit / to give sb his due / attribution
outstanding military service
successfully accomplished (project or goal) / to be highly successful
electric power (measured in watts)
optical power
to achieve or accomplish goals
to celebrate a heroic deed
to win success and recognition (idiom)
glorious achievement (idiom)
to waste all one's previous efforts (idiom) / all that has been achieved goes down the drain
hyperthyroidism / abbr. to 甲亢
to win instant success (idiom)
functional group
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)
(military) meritorious service
Wugong County in Xianyang 咸陽|咸阳, Shaanxi
supernatural power / extrasensory perception
merits and demerits / contributions and errors
achievement / outstanding work / glorious deed
military medal
no end of virtuous achievements (idiom); boundless beneficence
war exploits / (fig.) heroic contribution
twice the effort for half the result
to return without any achievement (idiom); to go home with one's tail between one's legs
position and wealth (idiom); rank, fame and fortune
to work to no avail (idiom)
to make up for one's faults by doing good deeds (idiom)
to take the credit for sb's achievement
Falun Gong (Chinese spiritual movement founded in 1992, regarded as a cult by the PRC government)
Koxinga (1624-1662), military leader
minister who has given outstanding service
to fail within sight of success (idiom); last-minute failure / to fall at the last hurdle / snatching defeat from the jaws of victory
utilitarianism
first class merit
hard work / laborious effort / painstaking work
to claim credit for oneself
scholarly honor (in imperial exams) / rank / achievement / fame / glory
hidden merits
virtuous achievements come to their successful conclusion (idiom)
to sing sb's praises (mostly derogatory)
lit. not aiming to achieve the best possible result, but rather trying to avoid making mistakes (idiom) / fig. to take a risk-averse approach
to rejoice in grandiose deeds / to strive to achieve extraordinary things
Failure is the mother of success.
brilliant (exploit) / meritorious (achievement)
variant of 女紅|女红
to work hard while accomplishing little / to toil to no avail
to evaluate the merit of sth
one's contributions cannot go unnoticed (idiom)
ten years of practice for one minute on the stage (idiom)
to succeed or die trying (idiom)
to request recognition for sb's merits / to recommend sb for promotion or an award
to accomplish the whole task at one stroke (idiom)
to atone for one's crimes by meritorious acts
analogous (evolutionary biology)
success at one go / to succeed at the first attempt
transmission power / output power
satisfied with one's accomplishment and arrogant as a result (idiom); resting on one's laurels and despising others
to show off one's accomplishments (often derog.)
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
Mt Wugong in Jiangxi
to report a heroic deed / to mention sb in dispatches
outstanding founding minister (title given to reward loyal general or vassal of new dynasty or state)
high merit that one can never repay (idiom); invaluable achievements
Wugong village in Shaanxi
zero power reactor
to constrain and limit successful, capable people

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