trade on sth translate to Mandarin Chinese Cambridge dictionaries logo

Translation of "trade on sth" - English-Mandarin Chinese dictionary

trade on sth

phrasal verb with trade /treɪd/ verb
to use something, especially a characteristic, for your own advantage and usually in an unfair way (为谋私利)利用 People are always trading on his generosity. 人们总是利用他的慷慨。 This kind of advertising trades on people's fears. 这种广告利用了人们的恐惧心理。 He trades on his good looks. 他利用自己的英俊相貌来谋取便利。 Using and misusing
Translations of “trade on sth”
in Chinese (Traditional) (為謀私利)利用…
(Definition of trade on sth from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

procession

a line of people who are all walking or travelling in the same direction, especially in a formal way as part of a religious ceremony or public celebration

Word of the Day

I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
I used to work hard/I’m used to working hard (Phrases with ‘used to’)
by Kate Woodford,
February 10, 2016
On this blog, we like to look at words and phrases in the English language that learners often have difficulty with. Two phrases that can be confused are ‘used to do something’ and ‘be used to something/doing something’. People often use one phrase when they mean the other, or they use the wrong

Read More 

farecasting noun
farecasting noun
February 08, 2016
predicting the optimum date to buy a plane ticket, especially on a website or using an app A handful of new and updated websites and apps are trying to perfect the art of what’s known as farecasting – predicting the best date to buy a ticket.

Read More