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strings attached

C2 If something such as an agreement has strings attached, it involves special demands or limits: Most of these so-called special offers come with strings attached. They immediately agreed to donate $1,000, no strings attached.
(Definition of strings attached from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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strings attached

special demands or limitations that affect something such as an agreement: You don't get anything for free - there are always strings attached. I really wanted to give this money to my family with no strings attached.
(Definition of strings attached from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “strings attached”
in Chinese (Simplified) (协议等的)附加条件,限制条款…
in Chinese (Traditional) (協議等的)附加條件,限制條款…
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