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摊牌
Simplified 摊牌
Traditional 攤牌
Pin Yin
tan1 pai2
English
  • to lay one's cards on the table
  • [Law] go public
Examples:
1. 在默默地忍受之后,她决定向丈夫摊牌
After suffering silently, she decided to have it out with her husband.
2. 最好还是让他先摊牌
Better let the man disclose his hand.
3. 但这只能推迟摊牌的时间。
But that only delayed the day of reckoning.
4. 不要过早摊牌
Don't show your hand too early.
5. 如果非得摊牌,你可以否认有过这次谈话。
If it came to a showdown, you could deny this conversation ever happened.
6. 纳赛尔不见得是要在军事上摊牌
It is doubtful that Nasser sought a military showdown.
7. 资方正在就非法罢工问题与工会摊牌.
Management are seeking a show-down with the unions on the issue of illegal strikes.
8. 后来,在一月份的一天傍晚,她决定摊牌
Then came an evening in January when she decided to plant the fatal seed.
9. 这促使露丝抑制住了最后的摊牌
This caused Ruth to hold back from a final confrontation.
10. 我手的牌太差了,没能要他摊牌
With such a poor hand, I couldn't afford to call his bluff.