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HSK
to maintain good health / to raise a child or animal / curing (of concrete etc)
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to raise (animals) / to bring up (children) / to keep (pets) / to support / to give birth
to cultivate / cultivation / to further / to encourage
to maintain / to conserve / curing (concrete etc)
to provide for the elderly (family members) / to enjoy a life in retirement
to cultivate / to raise / to form (a habit) / to acquire
HSK 4
old-age insurance
pension
visually attractive / eye candy / easy on the eyes / to protect the eyes
to rear / to bring up / to nurture
cultivation industry
to nourish one's skin / to maintain a youthful appearance
the way of maintaining good health
nursing home
sheep husbandry
nutrient
to support a family / to raise a family
to provide for / to keep (animals, a family etc) / to raise animals / to feed and clothe / support / the necessities of life / to give birth
nutriment / nourishment
chicken farm
Yakult (Japanese brand of fermented milk drink)
adopted son / foster son
mental or spiritual cultivation
to raise silkworms
growing flowers
to support one's family (idiom); to have difficulty feeding a family
(of parents) to bring up children for the purpose of being looked after in old age
to heal a wound / to recuperate (from an injury)
regime (diet)
foster mother / adoptive mother
to recuperate / to convalesce / to take care of one's health after illness
to raise bees
adopted daughter
foster father / adoptive father
road maintenance tax (China)
to rest / to recuperate / to regain composure
to train troops
to preserve and nurture one's spirit (idiom); honing one's strength for the big push
to encourage honesty / to discourage corruption
to live like a prince (idiom)
lit. Train an army for a thousand days to use it for an hour. (idiom); fig. extensive preparation eventually pays off
to commit adultery (of married woman)
beekeeper / apiculturist
fishpond
aquarium / fish tank
beekeeping / apiculture
dual pension scheme (PRC)
to look after one's aged parents and arrange proper burial after they die
lit. to foster an ulcer and bequeath a calamity (idiom); tolerating budding evil can only lead to disaster / to cherish a viper in one's bosom
lit. to nurture a tiger invites calamity / fig. to indulge one's enemy is asking for trouble (idiom)
to be looked after in life and given a proper burial thereafter (idiom)
to maintain the land (with rotation of crops or fertilizer)
silk industry
Rear a tiger and court disaster. (idiom); fig. if you're too lenient with sb, he will damage you later / to cherish a snake in one's bosom
Rear a tiger and court disaster. (idiom); fig. if you're too lenient with sb, he will damage you later / to cherish a snake in one's bosom
lit. train an army for a thousand days to use it for one morning (idiom) / fig. extensive preparation eventually pays off
lit. to foster an ulcer and bequeath a calamity (idiom); tolerating budding evil can only lead to disaster / to cherish a viper in one's bosom
to support one's family (idiom)


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