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parrot-fashion

adverb uk   /ˈpær.ətˌfæʃ.ən/  us   /ˈper-/ UK
If you learn or repeat a piece of text parrot-fashion, you learn or repeat the exact words, usually without understanding them.
Translations of “parrot-fashion”
in Chinese (Traditional) 鸚鵡學舌般地, 機械模仿地…
in Chinese (Simplified) 鹦鹉学舌般地, 机械模仿地…
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