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gōng fu shēn
phr. to make great efforts, to work very hard; to be skilful, to be well versed, to be accomplished
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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.
zhǐ yào gōng fu shēn, tié chǔ mó chéng zhēn
idiom. As long as one works at it hard enough, an iron pestle can even be ground down to a needle.; Constant dropping wears away a stone.