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礼尚往来
Simplified 礼尚往来
Traditional 禮尚往來
Pin Yin
li3 shang4 wang3 lai2
English
  • courtesy demands reciprocity
Examples:
1. 至于蔑克里斯呢,他毫不露出破绽,完全和昨天晚上一样,忧郁,专心,而又冷漠,和主人主妇象远隔得几百万里路似的,只和他们礼尚往来着,却不愿自献殷勤。
As for Michaelis, he was perfect; exactly the same melancholic, attentive, aloof young fellow of the previous evening, millions of degrees remote from his hosts, but laconically playing up to them to the required amount, and never coming forth to them for a moment.
2. 礼尚往来
Friendships cannot stand always on one side .
3. 礼尚往来,寡人回敬你芥末籽--卡非斯,让你品尝和体验吃败仗的苦味。
In return I sent you a kaffis of mustard seed, that you may taste and acknowledge the bitterness of my victory.
4. 单单从礼尚往来说,他也应该为村舍的事找一下多萝西娅。
Mere friendly politeness required that he should call to see Dorothea about the cottages.
5. 自然,双方都要作些让步,并且要礼尚往来
Naturally, there should be mutual concession and there should be reciprocity.
6. 去年圣诞节我们送给史密斯家一瓶杜松子酒,今年他们便给我们送了一瓶苏格兰威士忌酒,以使礼尚往来
We gave the Smiths a bottle of gin last Christmas, so this year they gave us a bottle of Scotch to even things up a bit.