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仗势
Simplified 仗势
Traditional 仗勢
Pin Yin
zhang4 shi4
English
  • to rely on power
Examples:
1. "薛家姨母之子姨表兄薛蟠,倚财仗势,打死人命,现在应天府案下审理."
"Presuming on his powerful connections, he had had a man beaten to death and was now to be tried in the Yingtian prefectural court. "
2. "无奈薛家原系金陵一霸,倚财仗势,众豪奴将我小主人竟打死了."
But the Xues lord it in Jinling with their money and powerful backing. A pack of their thugs beat my master to death.
3. 你怎么老是值夜班?-他们仗势欺压我。
How come you always get the night duty-They pulled rank on me.
4. 而且也希望我们自己能永远记得在过去愚昧地试图骑着虎背仗势求权的人结果反入虎腹。
In the past, those who foolishly sought to find power by riding the back of the tiger ended up inside.
5. "薛家仗势倚情,偏不相让,故致颠倒未决."
The case had been confused and left unsettled because of the stubborn Xues'powerful connections.
6. 花朵最美的时刻,也是凋谢的开始。所以,人生处顺境时,不能骄傲、能仗势,更不能自满。
The most beautiful moment of a flower is just before it starts to wither. Therefore, we mustn't be haughty and complacent when everything goes our way.
7. 依官仗势
To rely upon an official and take advantage of his influence