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zì lì gēng shēng
idiom. rely on one's own efforts, make one's way in life by one's own efforts
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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.
tā shí bā suì lí kāi jiā, kāi shǐ zì lì gēng shēng .
phr. He left home when he was 18 years old and started to rely on his own efforts.