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high salary
to receive one's regular salary (while on vacation, study leave etc) / paid (leave) / on full pay
annual salary
  *薪* | 薪* | *薪
fuel / salary
monthly income (in kind)
basic salary / base pay / salary floor
to raise salary
to owe wages / back pay / wages arrears
to pay wages or salary
daily wage
to cut wages
lit. to bend the chimney and remove the firewood (to prevent fire) (idiom) / fig. to take preventive measures
to take drastic measures to deal with a situation / to pull the carpet from under sb
weekly salary
lit. a cup of water on a burning cart of firewood (idiom); fig. an utterly inadequate measure
to receive a raise in salary
leave of absence without pay (Tw)
lit. to put a fire under a pile of firewood (idiom) / fig. hidden danger / imminent danger
add firewood to put out the flames (idiom); fig. ill-advised action that only makes the problem worse / to add fuel to the fire

Tip: Pinyin can be entered with or without tone numbers, e.g. 'nihao' or 'ni3hao3'.
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