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Meaning of “strings attached” in the English Dictionary

"strings attached" in British English

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strings attached

C2 If something such as an ​agreement has ​stringsattached, it ​involvesspecialdemands or ​limits: Most of these ​so-calledspecialoffers come withstringsattached. They ​immediatelyagreed to ​donate $1,000, no ​stringsattached.
(Definition of strings attached from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"strings attached" in American English

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strings attached

specialdemands or limitations that ​affect something such as an ​agreement: You don't get anything for ​free - there are always ​stringsattached. I really ​wanted to give this ​money to my ​family with no ​stringsattached.
(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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