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shanghai

verb [T] uk   /ˌʃæŋˈhaɪ/ informal us  
to force someone to do something or go somewhere: The two groups were shanghaied into signing the agreement, despite their objections. The homeless are being shanghaied off the streets in some cities.

shanghai

noun [C] uk   /ˌʃæŋˈhaɪ/ /ˈʃæŋ.haɪ/ Australian English us  
a Y-shaped stick or piece of metal with a piece of elastic (= material that stretches) attached to the top parts, used especially by children for shooting small stones
Traducciones de “shanghai”
en chino (tradicionál) 強迫某人做某事或到某地…
en chino (simplificado) 强迫某人做某事或到某地…
(Definition of shanghai from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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