Translation of "displacement activity" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

displacement activity

noun [ C or U ] uk us specialized

an unnecessary activity that you only do because you are trying to delay doing a more difficult or unpleasant activity

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。

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

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