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jockey

verb [I]
 
 
/ˈdʒɒk.i/ US  /ˈdʒɑː.ki/
to attempt to get power or get into a better position than other people using any methods you can
运用各种手段谋利
Since the death of the president, opposition parties and the army have been jockeying for power.
总统死后各反对党和军队一直在争权夺利。
As the singer came on stage, the photographers jockeyed for position at the front of the hall.
歌星一上台,摄影师就在演播厅前部争抢位置。
Competing and contending (non-sporting)Competing in sport
Translations of “jockey”
in Chinese (Traditional) 運用各種手段謀利…
(Definition of jockey verb from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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