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shēn shǒu
phr. to stretch forth one's hand, to ask other people for something
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.
bié shén me dōu shēn shǒu yào , yào zì jí xiǎng bàn fǎ qù dé dào .
phr. Don't just ask others for everything, figure out ways to get them yourself.
fàn lái zhāng kǒu , yī lái shēn shǒu
phr. have only to open one's mouth to be fed and hold out one's hands to be dressed (lead an easy life, live like a parasite)
shēn shóu kě jí
phr. within reach, very close