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show-and-tell

noun [U] uk   /ˌʃəʊ.ənˈtel/ us    /ˌʃoʊ-/
a school activity for young children in which a child brings an object into the class and talks to the other children about it
Translations of “show-and-tell”
in Chinese (Traditional) 展示和講述(學校針對幼童的一種教學活動)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 展示和讲述(学校针对幼童的一种教学活动)…
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