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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
contribution / meritorious service / credit
HSK 6
qigong, a traditional Chinese system of cultivating vital energy 氣|气 through coordinated breathing, movement and meditation
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
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meritorious deed or service / achievement / result / service / accomplishment / work (physics)
rate of work / power (output)
amazing powers / miraculous skill
scholarly honor (in imperial exams) / rank / achievement / fame / glory
to render meritorious service (one the three imperishables 三不朽) / to make worthy contributions / to distinguish oneself
to win success and recognition (idiom)
Wugong County in Xianyang 咸陽|咸阳, Shaanxi
martial art / military accomplishments / (Peking opera) martial arts feats
electric consumption / power wastage
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
function
training in the basic skills / knowledge of the fundamentals
achievements and virtue
homework / assignment / task / classwork / lesson / study / CL: 門|门
achievement / meritorious deed / contributions (for the good of society)
to do tai chi / to practice kung-fu (or other martial art) / to train (for dancing, acrobatics etc)
great merit / great service
utility
outstanding military service
feat / contribution / merits and achievements
successfully accomplished (project or goal) / to be highly successful
to celebrate a heroic deed
to give credit / to give sb his due / attribution
to act (in opera) / stage business
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)
to achieve or accomplish goals
achievement / outstanding work / glorious deed
to take the credit for sb's achievement
to return without any achievement (idiom); to go home with one's tail between one's legs
no end of virtuous achievements (idiom); boundless beneficence
to work to no avail (idiom)
twice the effort for half the result
(military) meritorious service
singing skill
to work hard while accomplishing little / to toil to no avail
Failure is the mother of success.
to waste all one's previous efforts (idiom) / all that has been achieved goes down the drain
to win instant success (idiom)
hard work / laborious effort / painstaking work
ten years of practice for one minute on the stage (idiom)
glorious achievement (idiom)
war exploits / (fig.) heroic contribution
merits and demerits / contributions and errors
to claim credit for oneself
hidden merits
to rejoice in grandiose deeds / to strive to achieve extraordinary things
diligent / industrious (in one's studies) / to study hard / to make great effort
Mt Wugong in Jiangxi
virtuous achievements come to their successful conclusion (idiom)
outstanding founding minister (title given to reward loyal general or vassal of new dynasty or state)
first class merit
to sing sb's praises (mostly derogatory)
to fail within sight of success (idiom); last-minute failure / to fall at the last hurdle / snatching defeat from the jaws of victory
satisfied with one's accomplishment and arrogant as a result (idiom); resting on one's laurels and despising others
to make up for one's faults by doing good deeds (idiom)
to constrain and limit successful, capable people
no greater contribution has been made than this (idiom)
to report a heroic deed / to mention sb in dispatches
to show off one's accomplishments (often derog.)
lit. cannot be done in one day (idiom) / fig. will take much time and effort to accomplish
timely handling doubles the effect and halves the effort / the right approach saves effort and leads to better results / a stitch in time saves nine
sense of accomplishment
brilliant (exploit) / meritorious (achievement)
to get undeserved rewards (idiom)
to atone for one's crimes by meritorious acts
not to claim personal credit for achievement (idiom)
minister who has given outstanding service
achievements and crimes
to redeem oneself / to atone
achievement
to evaluate the merit of sth
Wugong County in Xianyang 咸陽|咸阳, Shaanxi
functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI)
to claim credit for other people's achievements (idiom)
effort will undoubtedly lead to success (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
utilitarianism
lit. one's accomplishments overshadow the authority of the sovereign (idiom) / fig. to be so influential that one rivals one's leader
variant of 女紅|女红
Don't get a reward if it's not deserved. (idiom)
success at one go / to succeed at the first attempt
to succeed or die trying (idiom)
to practice (work skills)
optical power
one's contributions cannot go unnoticed (idiom)
decree
position and wealth (idiom); rank, fame and fortune
Chinese translation of "kung flu", a term used by US President Trump in 2020 to refer to COVID-19 as a "Chinese" disease
kung flu

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