Translation of "diddle" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

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uk /ˈdɪd.əl/ us /ˈdɪd.əl/

diddle verb (TRICK)

[ T ] informal to get money from someone in a way that is not honest

He diddled me! He said that there were six in a bag, but there were only five. 他骗了我!他说一个袋里有6个,但实际上只有5个。
I checked the bill and realized the restaurant had diddled me out of £5. 我核对了账单,发现餐馆多收了我5英镑。

diddle verb (PLAY)

[ I or T ] US to work with something in a way that is not serious, or to play with something

He diddled with the washing machine, but it still wouldn't work. 他摆弄了一番,但洗衣机还是不运转。
I'm not much of a musician, I just like to diddle around. 我不是什么音乐家,只是瞎摆弄乐器而已。

(Translation of “diddle” from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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