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衣食住行
Simplified 衣食住行
Traditional 衣食住行
Pin Yin
yi1 shi2 zhu4 xing2
English
  • clothing, food, housing and transport (成语 saw); people's basic needs
Examples:
1. 众多人口的衣食住行,几千年来一直是中国历代政府所要解决的首要人权问题。
"For several thousand years, to provide for the people 's need for food, clothing, housing and transport has all along been the primary human rights challenge for successive governments in Chinese history."
2. 风气影响民间,婚丧喜庆,衣食住行,节令习俗等无不讲究,吴地隆重繁缛的习俗亦由此产生
"The custom accounts for the very sophisticated and strict rituals and customs concerning weddings, funerals, celebrations, festivals and daily life"
3. 这么一点经费,既要顾及军人衣食住行,又要负担军人薪水,直接用于军事训练、武器更新换代、研制开发武器的资金实际已经不多。
After paying the armymen's salaries, clothing, meals and transport, there is limited amount left for military training and the upgrading, research and development of arms.
4. 衣食住行与气象
Basic Necessities of Life and Meteorology
5. 有关专家分析指出:西藏农牧民生活发生质的变化,主要表现在农牧民衣食住行的变化。
Experts point out that the substantial changes in the lives of Tibetan farmers and herdsmen are mainly manifested in the changes in their clothing, food, houses and transportation facilities.
6. 坦率地说,在没有改革以前,大多数农民是处在非常贫困的状况,衣食住行都非常困难。
Frankly, before the reform the majority of the peasants were extremely poor, hardly able to afford enough food, clothing, shelter and transportation.
7. 她享有最优越的衣食住行条件。
She gets the best of everything
8. 给我讲讲你们国家的衣食住行的情况吧。
Tell me something aBout food, clothing, shelter and transportation in your country.
9. 藏族群众在保持藏族服饰、饮食、住房的传统方式和风格的同时,在衣食住行、婚丧嫁娶各方面也吸收了不少新的现代文化习俗,极大地丰富了西藏人民的生活。
The Tibetan people, while maintaining their traditions, have greatly enriched their lives by absorbing many new cultural customs, as displayed in dress and adornments, diet, residence, weddings and funerals.