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plaything

noun [C]
 
 
/ˈpleɪ.θɪŋ/
an object used for pleasure or enjoyment, such as a child's toy
供玩耍的东西;玩具
I keep all the children's playthings in that big cupboard.
我把孩子们所有的玩具都放在那个大柜子里。
"Limousines and yachts are the playthings of the rich," he said dismissively.
“豪华轿车和游艇是有钱人的玩物,”他轻蔑地说。
Toys and dolls
someone who is considered or treated without respect and forced to do things for someone else's pleasure or advantage
被玩弄的人,玩偶
These men's magazines just treat women as playthings.
这些男性杂志只把女性当作玩物。
People of little importance
(Definition of plaything from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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