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sell (sb) out

informal phrasal verb with sell /sel/ verb (sold)
to not do what you have promised someone you will do or what you should do because you will get more advantages for yourself if you do something else
背叛;出卖
French farmers feel they've been sold out by their government in the negotiations.
法国农场主感到在谈判中他们被政府出卖了。
They've sold out to the road transport lobby (= done what these people wanted).
他们对道路交通游说团曲意逢迎。
Disappointing yourself and others
Translations of “sell (sb) out”
in Chinese (Traditional) 背叛, 出賣…
(Definition of sell (sb) out from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Simplified) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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