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如意算盘
Simplified 如意算盘
Traditional 如意算磐
Pin Yin
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English
  • wishful thinking
Examples:
1. 我为斗赢他的如意算盘而采取的任何行动都是正当的。
Any action I took to circumvent his scheme was justified.
2. 不要过早打如意算盘
Do not count your chickens before they are hatched.
3. 乔治打如意算盘
George counts his chickens before they are hatched.
4. 他叫了一声神学博士,从而击溃了他主人的如意算盘
He routed his host's calculations by calling to the Rev. Doctor.
5. 普拉特的如意算盘落空了。
The point of Platt's joke was lost.
6. 这些就是美国侵略者的整个如意算盘
These are the smug over-all calculations of the U.S. aggressors.
7. 这不过是如意算盘
This was mere wishful thinking.
8. 如意算盘
To expect things to turn out as one wishes
9. 你是在打如意算盘
You are counting without your host.