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开动脑筋
Simplified 开动脑筋
Traditional 開動腦筋
Pin Yin
kai1 dong4 nao3 jin1
English
  • mulling things over
Examples:
1. 然后开动脑筋干吧!
And then put your mind to work!
2. 我在中央工作会议上讲过,我们要解放思想,开动脑筋,实事求是,团结一致向前看。
As I said at the Central Working Conference, it is essential that we emancipate our minds, use our heads, seek truth from facts and unite as one and look to the future.
3. 快点, 你们这群笨蛋--开动脑筋嘛!
Come on, you dozy lot use your heads!
4. 开动脑筋,想弄懂这个问题。
His mind reached after an understanding of the problem.
5. 我便开动脑筋,吩咐星期五叫他们坐在河边上。
I went to work in my thought, and calling to Friday bid them sit down on the bank.
6. 尼姆看得很明白,保罗·耶尔正在飞快地开动脑筋
It was plain to Nim that Paul Yale's mind was working at high speed.
7. 即将破产的威胁虽令人极烦恼, 但确也能逼迫人开动脑筋.
The threat of going bankrupt is very unpleasant but it certainly concentrates the mind.
8. 这些题目颇有启发学生开动脑筋的作用。
These subjects are remarkably stimulating to the mind of the pupil
9. 今天,我主要讲一个问题,就是解放思想,开动脑筋,实事求是,团结一致向前看。
Today, I mainly want to discuss one question, namely, how to emancipate our minds, use our heads, seek truth from facts and unite as one in looking to the future.
10. 开动脑筋,使用逻辑推理能力来作出推论、决定或是得到一种解决方案或者判断。
Use or exercise the mind or one's power of reason in order to make inferences, decisions, or arrive at a solution or judgments.