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the games (that) people play

the ​ways in which ​peoplebehave in ​order to get an ​advantage: Not ​telling the ​wholetruth is one of the ​games that ​peopleplay.
(Definition of the games (that) people play from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “the games (that) people play”
in Chinese (Simplified) 使用计谋, 耍花招…
in Chinese (Traditional) 使用計謀, 耍花招…
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