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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “carrot and stick”

carrot and stick

a system in which you are rewarded for some actions and threatened with punishment for others
胡蘿蔔加大棒(政策);軟硬兼施,威逼利誘,恩威並重
Sometimes I just have to resort to the carrot and stick approach with my children .
有時候我只能對我的孩子採取軟硬兼施的辦法。
Punishing and punishmentsPunishing by causing painHitting and beatingPrizes, rewards and medals
(Definition of carrot and stick from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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