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xiāo mó
v. wear down, fritter away
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Traditional Chinese

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.
xiāo mó shí rì
phr. wile away the time, kill the time
zhěng tiān xián zhe bù gōng zuò huì xiāo mó rén de yì zhì .
phr. Remaining idle all day long can sap a person's will.