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v. have an insatiable desire (for sth)
80%     120%
Other meanings
[tān]   v. covet, crave; embezzle, be corrupt
    shell (for )
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Simplified Chinese


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.
tān lán
adj. greedy, avid, grasping, rapacious
tān xīn
adj./n. greedy, greed
tān cái
v. be greedy for money
tān bēi
v. to be too fond of drink, to get addicted to alcohol
tān wán
v. indulge oneself in playing, be overly fond of playing
tān pián yi
phr. try to get things on the cheap