Translation: from chinese to english

tōuliánghuànzhù

  • 1 偷梁换柱

    steal the beams and change the pillars—perpetrate a fraud
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    perpetrate a fraud
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    perpetrate a fraud
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    tou1 liang2 huan4 zhu4
    lit. to steal a rafter and replace it with a column, to replace the original with a fake, to perpetrate a fraud (idiom)
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    偷梁换柱
    tōu liáng huàn zhù
    steal the beams and pillars and replace them with rotten timbers; resort to fraudulence; secretly replace the beams and pillars with rotten timbers; steal the beams and change the pillars -- to perpetrate a fraud; substitute the fake for the genuine; try to do sth. by underhand means; try by underhand means to...
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    偷梁換柱|偷梁换柱 [tōu liáng huàn zhù] lit. to steal a rafter and replace it with a column to replace the original with a fake to perpetrate a fraud (idiom)

    Chinese-English dictionary > 偷梁换柱

  • 2 偷梁換柱

    steal the beams and change the pillars—perpetrate a fraud
    * * *
    tou1 liang2 huan4 zhu4
    lit. to steal a rafter and replace it with a column, to replace the original with a fake, to perpetrate a fraud (idiom)
    * * *
    偷梁換柱|偷梁换柱 [tōu liáng huàn zhù] lit. to steal a rafter and replace it with a column to replace the original with a fake to perpetrate a fraud (idiom)

    Chinese-English dictionary > 偷梁換柱

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