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displacement activity

noun [C or U]
 
 
specialized
an unnecessary activity that you only do because you are trying to delay doing a more difficult or unpleasant activity
替换活动
When I was studying for my exams I used to clean the house as a sort of displacement activity.
我在准备考试时常常会通过打扫房间来拖延学习时间。
Acting and actsDealing with things or people
Translations of “displacement activity”
in Chinese (Traditional) 替換活動…
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