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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “pester power”

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pester power

noun [U]
 
 
informal
the ability that children have to make their parents buy something, by asking for it many times until they get it
纏功(兒童嚷著要父母親購買東西的能力)
Advertisers know how powerful pester power can be.
廣告商瞭解兒童的纏功有多麼強大。
Buying
Translations of “pester power”
in Chinese (Simplified) 儿童消费力(儿童吵着父母亲购买东西的能力)…
(Definition of pester power from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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