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敷衍了事
Simplified 敷衍了事
Traditional 敷衍了事
Pin Yin
fu1 yan3 liao3 shi4
English
  • to skimp
  • to work half-heartedly
  • not to bother
Examples:
1. 他对学习总是敷衍了事
He always glosses his study over
2. 他不认真工作,敷衍了事
He doesn't take work seriously. He's coasting along.
3. 不过,腊斯克倒是同意答复不应敷衍了事
Ruck, however, agreed that the answer should not be perfunctory.
4. 她又把她的花儿多少修理了一下,不过那完全是敷衍了事
She gave some attention to her flowers, but it was perfunctorily bestowed.
5. 她办事认真, 从不敷衍了事
She is very conscientious and never skimps her work.
6. 她办事认真,从不敷衍了事
She is very conscientious and never skimps through her work.
7. 我们不是敷衍了事
We did no clowning around.
8. 我们应该全心全意去做,而不是敷衍了事
We must do it whole-heartedly, not half-heartedly.