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勾心斗角
Simplified 勾心斗角
Traditional 勾心鬥角
Pin Yin
gou1 xin1 dou4 jiao3
English
  • (in palace construction) center hook and corner link (成语 saw); fig. intriguing against each other
  • locked in constant strife
Examples:
1. 但是,毫无疑问,这完全是官场中勾心斗角生活的一部分。
But no doubt it was all part of the strain of life in the bureaucratic jungle.
2. 经济和社会状况继续削弱着它影响事态发展的能力。它仍然是勾心斗角的角逐中的一方。
Economic and social circumstances continued to weaken its power to influence events, and yet it remained a player in the game.
3. 我终于对官场的勾心斗角感到厌烦了。
Eventually I wearied of the bureaucratic infightings.
4. 他要远离伦敦勾心斗角,争风吃醋、吹捧奉承的污浊气氛。
He would keep away from the range of London intrigues, jealousies and social truckling.
5. 在一个极权主义的制度下,谁要想呆在领导集团里,谁就不可避免地会卷入到勾心斗角的政治倾轧中去。
In an authoritarian system anyone who wants to remain part of the leadership inevitably stumbles into fields of force where political battles are in progress.
6. 很清楚,他们在彼此勾心斗角
It is clear that they are scheming against each other.
7. 要捉弄这些认为现在市面跌落有利于他们的规划,正在大发其财的人,是勾心斗角的勾当。
It was a sharp stick to play on those who, now finding the market favorable to their designs in its falling condition, were harvesting of fortune.
8. 利德盖特即不关心生意上的勾心斗角,也不打牌。
Lydgate did not care about commercial politics or cards.
9. 同事之间互相倾轧、 勾心斗角的事似乎并未波及到他.
Office politics just seem to flow over him.
10. 两个年轻男人高高兴兴地坐在角落里,看着这场勾心斗角的讨价还价。
The two young ones sat happily back in a corner, watching the elaborate fence.