xīn jī
n. thinking, scheme
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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.
fèi jìn xīn jī
phr. think hard in scheming
tā fèi jìn xīn jī yuè yù , dàn shì shī bài le .
phr. He racked his brain for a way to escape from the prison, but failed.
wǎng fèi xīn jī
phr. rack one's brain in vain