"Ambition" • Chinese-English Dictionary

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 yě xīn ambition / wild schemes / careerism
 bào fù aspiration / ambition
 zhì qì ambition / resolve / backbone / drive / spirit
 zhì yuàn aspiration / ambition / to volunteer
 zhì xiàng ambition / goal / ideal / aspiration
 shàng jìn xīn motivation / ambition
 qǐ tú xīn ambition / ambitious
 xīn qì intention / motive / state of mind / ambition / aspiration / heart 氣|气[qi4] (TCM)
 jīn bào ambition / an aspiration
 xióng xīn great ambition / lofty aspiration
 fēng dǐng to put a roof (on a building) / to cap the roof (finishing a building project) / fig. to put a ceiling (on spending, prize, ambition etc) / to top off / fig. to reach the highest point (of growth, profit, interest rates) / to stop growing (of plant bud or branch)
 shì yè xīn devotion to one's work / professional ambition
 dé zhì to accomplish one's ambition / a dream come true / to enjoy success
 yuǎn zhì far-reaching ambition / lofty ideal / milkwort (Polygala myrtifolia), with roots used in Chinese medicine
 hóng yuàn great aspiration / great ambition
 Jīng wèi tián hǎi lit. mythical bird Jingwei tries to fill the ocean with stones (idiom) / futile ambition / task of Sisyphus / determination in the face of impossible odds
 xióng tú grandiose plan / great ambition
 huī sick / with no ambition
 rén qióng zhì duǎn poor and with low expectations / poverty stunts ambition
 láng zǐ yě xīn ambition of wild wolves (idiom) / rapacious designs
 wèi jìng zhī zhì unfulfilled ambition
 sù yuàn yǐ cháng a long-cherished ambition is realized
 qiǎn xī jìn qiú to aim low / to aim to get by / without lofty ambition
 huà hǔ lèi quǎn drawing a tiger like a dog (idiom) / to make a fool of oneself by excessive ambition
 qióng dāng yì jiān , lǎo dāng yì zhuàng poor but ambition, old but vigorous (idiom) / robust and determined to hold one's position despite poverty and old age
 xiá zhì lofty ambition / lofty aspiration
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