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carrot and stick

a system in which you are rewarded for some actions and threatened with punishment for others 胡萝卜加大棒(政策);软硬兼施,恩威并重 Sometimes I just have to resort to the carrot and stick approach with my children. 有时候我只能对我的孩子们采取软硬兼施的办法。 Punishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beatingPrizes, rewards and medals
(Definition of carrot and stick from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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