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Chinese (Simplified) translation of “string sb along”

string sb along

phrasal verb with string /strɪŋ/ verb [T] (strung)
to deceive someone for a long time about what you are really intending to do
长期哄骗(某人);敷衍(某人)
She's been promising to pay back the money for six months, but I reckon she's just stringing me along.
她6个月来一直答应说要还钱,但我猜她只不过是在敷衍我而已。
He strung her along for years, saying he'd marry her and divorce his wife.
他哄了她有好几年,说他会和妻子离婚然后娶她。
Cheating and trickingPlotting and trapping
(Definition of string sb along from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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