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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ups and downs
 高低起落,坎坷不平,盛衰沈浮,有苦亦有樂

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Up, n. The state of being up or above; a state of elevation, prosperity, or the like; -- rarely occurring except in the phrase ups and downs. [Colloq.]
 Ups and downs, alternate states of elevation and depression, or of prosperity and the contrary. [Colloq.]
    They had their ups and downs of fortune.   --Thackeray.