trade on sth translate to Traditional Chinese
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

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

See all translations

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
(為謀私利)利用
People are always trading on his generosity.
人們總是利用他的慷慨。
This kind of advertising trades on people's fears.
這種廣告利用人們的恐懼心理。
He trades on his good looks.
他利用自己的英俊相貌來謀取便利。
Using and misusing
Translations of “trade on sth”
in Chinese (Simplified) (为谋私利)利用…
(Definition of trade on sth from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “trade on sth” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day
straight

the straight part of a racetrack (= the track on which competitors race)

Word of the Day

Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
Are you a glass-half-full person? (Everyday Idioms)
by Kate Woodford,
July 29, 2015
A reader of this blog recently asked for a post on idioms that are used in everyday English. This seemed like a reasonable request. After all, if you are going to make the effort to learn a set of English idioms, you want those idioms to be useful. The question, then, was

Read More 

exoskeleton noun
exoskeleton noun
July 27, 2015
a robotic device which goes around the legs and part of the body of a person who cannot walk and allows them to move independently and in an upright position The device, known as an exoskeleton, is strapped to the outside of a person’s limbs and can then be controlled by them.

Read More