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  *穷* | 穷* | *穷
poor / destitute / to use up / to exhaust / thoroughly / extremely / (coll.) persistently and pointlessly
endless / boundless / inexhaustible
poor / impoverished
leaving a rich aftertaste / (fig.) memorable / lingering in memory
more and more emerge / innumerable succession / breeding like flies (idiom)
poor people / the poor
endless / boundless / infinite
infinitesimal (in calculus) / infinitely small
endless / boundless / inexhaustible
lit. the path exhausted, the end of the road (idiom); an impasse / in a plight with no way out / things have reached a dead end
poor wretch / pauper / destitute man / poverty-stricken peasant / penniless good-for-nothing / impecunious vagabond
extraordinary strength / super strong / strong as an ox
poor but spirited person / destitute / the poor (traditional)
impoverished / backward both economically and culturally
poor but with great ambitions (idiom) / poor but principled
boundless joy
impoverished / destitute
to use up / to exhaust / to probe to the bottom / limit / end
it will cause no end of trouble (idiom)
to exhaust one's limited abilities (idiom)
destitute / wretched poverty
boundless joy
lit. barren hills and wild rivers (idiom) / fig. inhospitable natural environment
to endure poverty stoically
mountain and river exhausted (idiom); at the end of the line / nowhere to go
to engage in wars of aggression at will (idiom) / militaristic / bellicose
to shake uncontrollably / to jiggle (one's leg etc)
point at infinity (math.) / infinitely distant point
to indulge in a life of luxury (idiom); extreme extravagance
variant of 瓊結縣|琼结县, Qonggyai county, Tibetan: 'Phyongs rgyas rdzong, in Lhokha prefecture 山南地區|山南地区, Tibet
to bewail one's poverty / to complain about being hard up / to pretend to be poor
poor and with low expectations / poverty stunts ambition
variant of 瓊結|琼结, Qonggyai county, Tibetan: 'Phyongs rgyas, in Lhokha prefecture 山南地區|山南地区, Tibet
infinite set (math.)
exhausted and hungry
a remote and desolate place
poor country
Song Renqiong (1909-2005), general of the People's Liberation Army
to take refuge with a rich relative
destitute and troubled / in dire straits
those who did not benefit from the Chinese economic reforms of the 1980s / see also 富二代
to struggle to cope (with a situation) / to be at one's wits' end
cornered enemy
to exhaust / to use up
faulty argument and poor rhetoric (idiom); unable to put forward any convincing arguments / without a leg to stand on
the people are impoverished, their means exhausted (idiom); to drive the nation to bankruptcy
the poor are ignored in the busiest city; the rich will find relatives in the deepest mountain
to pursue relentlessly
to have disastrous consequences
when you hit bottom, you have to come up with a new approach (idiom)
to have disastrous consequences / also written 貽害無窮|贻害无穷
help the starving but not the poor (idiom)
destitute / troubled / penniless and full of care
(Internet slang) (of a man) unmarriageable (lit. short, ugly and poor) / opposite: 高富帥|高富帅
extravagant in the extreme (idiom)
hard-up / in dire straits / desperate
poor but ambitious (idiom); hard-pressed but determined / the worse one's position, the harder one must fight back
infinite sequence
poverty stricken
wretched look / shabby looks
poor and with few means of subsistance (idiom) / destitute
to be short of sth / to be wanting in sth
the country weakened and the people empoverished (idiom)
to give sympathy to the rich and relief to the poor (idiom)
Archimedes' method of exhaustion (an early form of integral calculus)
a desperate rat will bite the fox (idiom); the smallest worm will turn being trodden on
if you beat the snake without killing it, endless evils will ensue (idiom)
to feign and complain bitterly of being poverty stricken (idiom)
sunset, the end of the road (idiom); in terminal decline / at a dead end
to sew and mend clothes for a pittance
to think hard (idiom) / to give sth much thought
the working poor

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