量入為出

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Chinese[edit]

 
capacity; quantity; amount; to estimate; to measure
to enter
 
because of; for; to; act as; take...to be; to be; to do; to serve as; to become
 
to go out; to come out; to occur; to produce; to go beyond; to rise; to put forth; to occur; to happen; (a measure word for dramas, plays, or operas)
trad. (量入為出)
simp. (量入为出)

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Idiom[edit]

量入為出

  1. make ends meet; adjust one's expense to one's income; base one's expenditures upon one's income
    2005: Shenzhen Business News staff, Shenzhen Business News
    年輕白領理財首要量入為出強制儲蓄 [MSC, trad.]
    年轻白领理财首要量入为出强制储蓄 [MSC, simp.]
    Niánqīng báilǐng lǐcái de shǒuyào shì yào liàngrùwéichū, qiángzhì chǔxù. [Pinyin]
    The most important thing for young white-collar workers, in terms of managing money, is to make ends meet and to focus on saving.