Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

Chinese (Simplified) translation of “carrot and stick”

See all translations

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)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “carrot and stick” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

be as cold as ice

to be extremely cold

Word of the Day

Let’s celebrate! (words and phrases for parties)

by Kate Woodford,
December 17, 2014
​​​ With Christmas and New Year almost upon us, we thought it a good time to look at the language of parties and celebrations. First, let’s start with the word ‘party’ itself. To have or throw a party or, less commonly, to give a party is to arrange a party: We’re having a

Read More 

cinderella surgery noun

December 15, 2014
cosmetic surgery to the feet We have all heard of people having nose jobs, boob jobs and liposuction – but now a new trend growing in popularity in America: Cinderella surgery.

Read More