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挑起
Simplified 挑起
Traditional 挑起
Related words 挑起纠纷 
Pin Yin
tiao3 qi3
English
  • to provoke
  • to stir up
  • to incite
Examples:
1. 重温你以往的技术,准备挑起新的责任。
Dust off your old skills and prepare for new responsibility.
2. 看在上帝的份上,千万不要挑起什么争端。
For heaven's sake don't start any kind of argument.
3. 他不能放弃挑起一场争吵的想法。
He could not give up his ideal of provoking a quarrel.
4. 他故意挑起了这场辩论。
He had begun this argument purposely.
5. 他犹豫着不愿意挑起对抗。
He hung back from provoking any confrontation.
6. 他猛然从水中挑起鱼竿.
He jerked the fishing-rod out of the water.
7. 挑起担子颤悠颤悠地走了。
He shouldered the loaded carrying pole and walked off with a swing.
8. 她婆婆挑起她与丈夫间的不和。
Her mother-in-law drove a wedge between her and her husband.
9. 他的话在班里引起了一阵小小的骚动,也挑起了一场斯文的讨论。
His speech causes a minor stir in the class, a polite discussion.
10. 挑起两性之争,自负而不公平;
It is but vain unjustly to wage war;