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wink at sth

phrasal verb with wink uk   us   /wɪŋk/ verb [I]
to pretend not to notice something bad that is happening because it is more convenient for you
Traducciones de “wink at sth”
en chino (tradicionál) (對壞事情)睜一隻眼閉一隻眼,裝作沒看見…
en chino (simplificado) (对坏事情)睁一只眼闭一只眼,装作没看见…
(Definition of wink at sth from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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