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Chinese (Traditional) translation of “sell (sb) out”

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;出賣
French farmers feel they've been sold out by their government in the negotiations.
法國農民感到在談判中他們被政府出賣了。
They've sold out to the road transport lobby (= done what these people wanted).
他們對道路交通遊說團曲意逢迎。
Disappointing yourself and others
(Definition of sell (sb) out from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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