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怎样为野生动物保护尽一份责任 Maybe: How to best serve and protect wildlife.

I'm having trouble with understanding: 尽一份责任 Possible answers:
1. give the highest priority to all responsibilities
2. maximise (wildlife protection)
3. fulfill all the duties (of wildlife protection)
4. meet all the demands (of wildlife protection)

I don't understand quite how they mean 尽一份责任 I think it is '尽 all the responsibilities', but then, what is '尽’here? Maybe 尽 is 'all' here? '尽一份’ is maybe 'each and every'?



  • You can think of 尽 as maximize or exhaust [fulfill like @TangHo said below is good too]. 一份 together with 尽 is always singular meaning: one's own. Your sentence has it's "who": 徐健和他的朋友 with 尽一份责任 - They want to live up to their responsibilities.
    – Mou某
    Commented Apr 4, 2017 at 3:21
  • enter 尽一份责任 into jukuu:be obliged to/it is one's turn to play,do one's part
    – user6065
    Commented Apr 4, 2017 at 8:07
  • @Ree:jukuu does not have a direct example of '尽一份责任‘ @all:If I rewrite: 徐健琢磨怎样最好地保护野生动物。 do I have the same meaning as the original?
    – Pedroski
    Commented Apr 4, 2017 at 22:20
  • @Pedroski you got the gist of it, but it the original stresses more the point of doing ones responsibilities.
    – Mou某
    Commented Apr 6, 2017 at 6:18

2 Answers 2


"to pull one's own weight" may be fit 尽一份责任



[3] [v] try one's best; devote to

尽 in 尽责任 means 'try one's best to fulfill'

'一份责任' means 'try (their) best to fulfill (their) share of duty'

More examples of 尽 (v):

一分努力 (devote all effort one can summon )

人事 (exhaust one's ability)

力 (exhaust one's wit and strength)

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