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the games (that) people play

the ways in which people behave in order to get an advantage: Not telling the whole truth is one of the games that people play.
Translations of “the games (that) people play”
in Chinese (Traditional) 使用計謀, 耍花招…
in Chinese (Simplified) 使用计谋, 耍花招…
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