用中文说: "Flatter to Deceive"

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用中文说: "Flatter to Deceive"

Flatter to Deceive

【中文】看似不错,实际不好;有欺骗性;名不副实

   Kàn shì bùcuò, shíjì bù hǎo; yǒu qīpiàn xìng; míngbùfùshí

【解释】Appear promising but ultimately disappoint.

【例句】

- The poster of the musical is so well done but the show itself flattered to deceive. I wasted my money on it.

 音乐剧的海报制作特别精良,可是剧本身却不怎么样,我觉得钱花得有点冤枉。

 Yīnyuèjù de hǎibào zhìzuò tèbié jīngliáng, kěshì jù běnshēn què bù zěnme yàng, wǒ juédé qián huā dé yǒudiǎn yuānwang.

- The latest book by my favourite writer flatters to deceive. The beginning is good, but the more I read the more uninteresting I found it.

 我最喜欢的作家最近出的书有欺骗性,我开始读觉得不错,后来越来越不喜欢。

 Wǒ zuì xǐhuān de zuòjiā zuìjìn chū de shū yǒu qīpiàn xìng, wǒ kāishǐ dú juédé bùcuò, hòulái yuè lái yuè bù xǐhuān.

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