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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “trade on sth”

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
(Definition of trade on sth from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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