cí diào
v. resign a post, sack and get rid of
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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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tā wèi le suǒ wèi de ài qíng cí diào le hén hǎo de gōng zuò , yóu diǎn dé bù cháng shī .
phr. He resigned from a good job for so-called love. It seems like a bad bargain.