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借故
Simplified 借故
Traditional 借故
Pin Yin
jie4 gu4
English
  • to find an excuse
Examples:
1. 伊丽莎终于疑心这个女人行为不规,借故跟她吵了一场,把她轰走。
Eliza finally grew suspicious of the woman, picked a quarrel with her, and ejected her.
2. 借故走了。
He found an excuse and left.
3. 他一再借故推脱。
He put them off with one excuse and another.
4. 借故接近新社员。
I make a pass at a new club member .
5. 她总是借故找他的岔子。
She's always getting on to him about something.
6. 这位继母常借故虐待光河五舅,都是由母亲出面干涉阻止。
The step-mother did not treat Guanghe kindly and mother always had to stand up for him.
7. 过后安尼克斯特就借故把州长拉走了。
Then Annixter found an excuse for drawing the Governor aside.
8. 借故推辞
To decline under any pretext
9. 借故生端
To make use of anything as a pretext