用中文说: "Game the system"

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用中文说: "Game the system"

Game the system

【中文】钻空子

   Zuānkòngzi

【解释】 Using the rules and procedures meant to protect a system in order, instead, to manipulate the system for a desired outcome.

【例句】

- In every workplace, there are people who are good at gaming the system. They minimize their contribution while maximizing their gain.

 每个单位都有特别会钻制度空子的人,他们将自己的贡献最小化,利益最大化。

 Měi gè dānwèi dōu yǒu tèbié huì zuān zhìdù kòngzi de rén, tāmen jiāng zìjǐ de gòngxiàn zuìxiǎo huà, lìyì zuìdà huà.

- I hate to game the system, but sometimes for survival people have to pull strings and get things done.

 我痛恨钻制度的空子,但有时为了生存,人们不得不走关系把事情处理好。

 Wǒ tònghèn zuān zhìdù de kòngzi, dàn yǒushí wèile shēngcún, rénmen bùdé bù zǒu guānxì bǎ shìqíng chǔlǐ hǎo.

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