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bedside manner

noun [U]  /ˈbedˌsɑɪd ˈmæn·ər/ us  
the way a doctor behaves toward people being treated to make them feel comfortable: He’s a good surgeon but he has an awful bedside manner.
Translations of “bedside manner”
in Chinese (Traditional) 醫生對病人關心體貼的態度…
in Chinese (Simplified) 医生对病人关心体贴的态度…
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