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spiel

noun [C]
 
 
/ʃpiːl/ informal disapproving
a speech, especially one which is long and spoken quickly and is intended to persuade the listener about something
滔滔不绝的讲话;喋喋不休的游说
a sales spiel
滔滔不绝的推销游说
They gave us a long spiel about why we needed to install double glazing in our house.
他们滔滔不绝向我们大讲了一通为什么我们的房子需要装双层玻璃窗。
Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
Translations of “spiel”
in Chinese (Traditional) 滔滔不絕的講話, 喋喋不休的遊說…
(Definition of spiel from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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