chī kǔ nài láo
idiom. to work hard and endure hardships
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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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wǒ men yào yǒu chī kǔ nài láo de jīng shén cái néng chéng gōng
phr. We must have the spirit of enduring hardships in order to succeed.
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fù mǔ méi liú xià duō shao cái chǎn , què jiāo huì le tā chī kǔ nài láo
phr. (His) parents did not leave him with a big fortune, but they taught him how to endure hardships and work hard.