用中文说: "Dig up dirt"

TY China Plus Published: 2017-05-17 09:46:08
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用中文说: "Dig up dirt"

Dig up dirt

【中文】揭短,揭老底

     Jiēduǎn, jiē lǎodǐ

【解释】 You try to find details from their past to make them look bad in the present.

【例句】

- They tried to dig up dirt on their political enemies.

 他们试图揭他们政治对手的老底。

 Tāmen shìtú jiē tāmen zhèngzhì duìshǒu de lǎodǐ.

- People are tired of seeing politicians digging up dirt on each other rather than describing their proposed policies.

 对于政客们彼此揭短而不是阐述他们提出的政策,人们已经厌倦了。

 Duìyú zhèngkèmen bǐcǐ jiēduǎn ér bùshì chǎnshù tāmen tíchū de zhèngcè, rénmen yǐjīng yànjuànle.


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