zì zhǔ
v. keep the initiative in one's own hand, act on one's own
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Simplified stroke orders are based on the 'Standard of National Commonly-used Mandarin Chinese Characters (现代汉语通用字笔顺规范)', issued by the China National Language and Character Working Committee (国家语言文字工作委员会) on April 7th 1997. Traditional stroke orders are based on information issued by the Taiwan Ministry of Education.
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dú lì zì zhǔ
phr. be independent and maintain oneself, to stand on one's own feet
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nǐ dōu yǐ jīng èr shí wǔ suì le , gāi xué huì dú lì zì zhǔ le .
phr. You already are 25 and should be independent and maintain yourself.