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yeung5 wut6
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All available English definitions (v) feed and clotheCdict icon / to keep (animals, a family etc)MDBG icon / to give birthMDBG icon / to feed and clotheMDBG icon / supportMDBG icon / to raise animalsMDBG icon / the necessities of lifeMDBG icon / to provide forMDBG icon/
Copyleft icon Adso icon Adso: to raise
Copyleft icon Cantofish icon Cantofish: samemdbg
Copyleft icon MDBG icon MDBG: to provide for; to keep (animals, a family etc); to raise animals; to feed and clothe; support; the necessities of life; to give birth
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Copyleft icon Cdict icon CDict: (v) raise animals; (v) feed and clothe'
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努力工作(nǔ lì gōng zuò) to work hard
才能(cái néng) can then
养活(yǎnghuó) support
自己(zì jǐ) herself

Work hard so that you may earn your living.

他有( tā yǒu)
一个(yī gè) a
妻子(qī zi) wife
(hé) with
两个(liǎng ge)
孩子(hái zi) child
(yào) may
养活(yǎnghuó) support

He has a wife and two young children to provide for.

约翰(yuē hàn) Johan (name)
无法(wú fǎ) unable
养活(yǎnghuó) support
全家(quán jiā) everyone

John cannot keep his family.

(wǒ) I
(nián) year
(jì) age
可以(kě yǐ) can
养活(yǎnghuó) support
我自己(wǒ zì jǐ) my own

I'm old enough to support myself.

他要( tā yào)
养活(yǎnghuó) support
一个(yī gè) a
大家庭(dà jiā tíng) big family

He had a large family to support.

亨利(hēng lì) henry (unit of inductance)
年纪(nián jì) age
(gòu) enough
(dà dài dài) big
足以(zú yǐ) to be enough
养活(yǎnghuó) support
自己(zì jǐ) herself

Henry is old enough to support himself.

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