發財

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ChineseEdit

 
to send out; to show (one's feeling); to issue; to develop
 
money; wealth; riches; property; valuables
trad. (發財)
simp. (发财)

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發財

  1. to strike it rich; to make a fortune
    賭場發財 / 赌场发财  ―  Tā zài dǔchǎng fācái le.  ―  He made a pile at the casino.
  2. to work; to make a living
    好久不見現在哪兒發財哪裡不過混口飯吃而已 [MSC, trad.]
    好久不见现在哪儿发财哪里不过混口饭吃而已 [MSC, simp.]
    Jiǎ: hāi, hǎojiǔbùjiàn, xiànzài zài nǎr fācái ya? Yǐ: nǎlǐ, bùguò shì hùnkǒufànchī éryǐ. [Pinyin]
    A: Hi, long time no see. Where do you make a living nowadays? B: If you can call it that! I do the minimum necessary for the meal ticket.

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