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Traditional Chinese
Mandarin pinyin pronunciation
yǎng jiā hú kǒu
Cantonese jyutpin pronunciation
yeung5 ga1 wu4 hau2
Short definition to feed the family
Usage frequency Somewhat infrequent
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All available English definitions to support one's family (idiom)MDBG icon / to feed the familyAdso icon / to have difficulty feeding a familyMDBG icon /
Copyleft icon Adso icon Adso: to feed the family
Copyleft icon Cantofish icon Cantofish: samemdbg
Copyleft icon MDBG icon MDBG: to support one's family (idiom); to have difficulty feeding a family
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失业者(shī yè zhě) laid-off worker
渴望(kě wàng) desire
工作(gōng zuò) job
所以(suǒ yǐ) as a result
任何(rèn hé) any
有助于(yǒu zhù yú) to promote
养家糊口(yǎng jiā hú kǒu) to feed the family
(dedì) of
工作(gōng zuò) job
都可以(dōukěyǐ) all OK

The jobless became desperate for work – any work that would help them to support their families.

(wǒ) I
(nǔ) to exert
(lì) power
工作(gōng zuò) job
养家糊口(yǎng jiā hú kǒu) to feed the family

I worked hard in order to support my family.

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