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口实
Simplified 口实
Traditional 口實
Related words 贻人口实 
Pin Yin
kou3 shi2
English
  • a cause for gossip; excuse; handle; salvo
Examples:
1. 他惯于伪造口实
He used to feign an excuse.
2. 〔谚语〕不懂法律不能作为免罪的口实
Ignorance of the law excuses no one.
3. 这便给他一个极好的口实来离开她。
It would give him an excellent excuse to leave her.
4. 这样就会向那些专门诋毁她的人少提供一些攻击她的口实
It would have provided her professional detractors with a few less redoubts for attack.
5. 给人以责难的口实.
Lay oneself open to public censure
6. 藉一点点口实
On the slightest pretense
7. 其他的动物又可能以修饰或方便为口实被断肢截体。
Other animals may be mutilated in the name of good grooming or convenience.
8. 鹰派就会对维护协议失去信心,而鸽派则得到了不予支持的口实
The hawks would then lose heart in upholding the settlement, and the doves would have a pretext for not supporting it.
9. 小偷们捏造口实,说是来修理水龙头的,藉以闯入住宅。
The thieves got into the house under false pretences, by saying they had come to repair the water taps.
10. 利用口实
To seize upon a pretext