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拖下水
Simplified 拖下水
Traditional 拖下水
Pin Yin
tuo1 xia4 shui3
English
  • lit. to pull sb into the water
  • to involve sb in a messy business
  • to get sb into trouble
Examples:
1. "知道他搞砸了没有带来多少快意,因为他把太多人拖下水了"
"There is not much satisfaction in knowing that he blew it for himself, because he took too many others down with him."
2. 一个把自己的老婆也拖下水的赌徒。
A gambler who dragged his wife down.
3. 凡事守好自己的原则,不要牵强应酬;常去应酬,往往度不到对方,反而会被拖下水
Abide by your principles in everything you do. Never act purely to satisfy others. For rather than satisfying others, you may be in over your head.
4. 等路路通明自了这件事之后,他一定会害怕被拖下水,到了那个时候,不用说,路路通就会站到他费克斯这一边了。
The servant, enlightened by his disclosure, and afraid of being himself implicated in the crime, would doubtless become an ally of the detective.
5. 知道他搞砸了没有带来多少快意,因为他把太多人拖下水
There be not much satisfaction in knowing that he blow it for himself, because he take too many others down with him
6. 知道他搞砸了没有带来多少快意,因为他把太多人拖下水了。
There is not much satisfaction in knowing that he blow it for himself, because he take too many others down with him.
7. 你把我拖下水,这回我要找借口了。
You put me on the spot, I have to cook up a story this time.