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strings attached

special demands or limitations that affect something such as an agreement: You don't get anything for free - there are always strings attached. I really wanted to give this money to my family with no strings attached.
Translations of “strings attached”
in Chinese (Traditional) (協議等的)附加條件,限制條款…
in Chinese (Simplified) (协议等的)附加条件,限制条款…
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