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告老
Simplified 告老
Traditional 告老
Pin Yin
gao4 lao3
English
  • retire on account of age
Examples:
1. “大娘,大娘,你告老七,巡官要回来过细考察她一下,你懂不懂?”
"Tell Seven, madam, that our officer will be coming back to investigate her carefully. Understand?"
2. 稳婆告老
A midwife resigned on account of old age
3. "二则李嬷嬷已是告老解事出去的了,如今管他们不着,因此只顾顽,并不理他."
And since Nanny Li had retired and left the house she had no further authority over them. They went on amusing themselves and simply ignored her.
4. 乞休告老
To request resignation for retirement
5. 告老回乡
To resign on account of age and return to native village
6. 一个人,一旦告老退休,脱去工作服装,他所怕的,还有比使他想起当初让他发财的事情更厉害的吗?
What is there that persons just out of harness dread so much as reminders of the trade which has enriched them?