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dá shuǐ
phr. to fetch water (from a well, river or water dispenser)
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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.
zhú lán dá shuǐ -- yì chǎng kōng
idiom. dragging water with a bamboo basket -- waste effort and achieve nothing at the end