zhèng
v. to earn, to make; to struggle to get free
Other meanings
[zhēng]   char. to struggle (only used in 挣扎)
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Simplified Chinese

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Traditional Chinese

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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.
EXAMPLES
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tā zhèng de qián zú yǐ mǎi xià yí zuò chéng bǎo .
phr. The money he earned is enough to buy a castle.
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tā zài jiā dǎ zì zhèng yì xiē wài kuài .
phr. She did some typing at home to earn some extra money.
zhèng tuō
v. throw off, struggle free of