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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
Translations of “carrot and stick”
in Chinese (Traditional) 胡蘿蔔加大棒(政策), 軟硬兼施,威逼利誘,恩威並重…
in Russian кнут и пряник…
in Turkish ödül ve ceza yöntemi…
in Polish kij i marchewka…
(Definition of carrot and stick from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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