chū rén tóu dì
idiom. rise head and shoulders above others; become outstanding
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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.
yí gè rén yào xiǎng chū rén tóu dì , jiù děi zì jǐ qù dǎ tiān xià
phr. if a man wants to get ahead, he has to strike out for himself.