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take sth at face value

C1 to accept something as it appears to be rather than studying it more closely: I took the offer at face value. I didn't think they might be trying to trick me.
(Definition of take sth at face value from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “take sth at face value”
in Chinese (Simplified) 仅凭表象对…信以为真…
in Chinese (Traditional) 僅憑表像對…信以為真…
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