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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “be up to no good”

be up to no good

informal
to be behaving in a dishonest or bad way
做坏事;做不光彩的事
He certainly looked as if he was up to no good.
他看上去确实好像在做什么坏事。
DishonestBad and wrong behaviourDisobedientObeying and breaking the lawObedient and compliant
(Definition of be up to no good from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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