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Synonyms for 'Trick'
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ID: QW0427 Upper-Intermediate
In this Upper-Intermediate/Advanced Qing Wen, we discuss the different ways to say "tricks" or "schemes" by looking at sentences using 名堂 (míngtáng),花招(huāzhāo),and 手段 (shǒuduàn).
Fri Oct 14 2016 | Constance Fang, Fiona Tian
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míngtang （shìwù de míngchēng ；shìqing ；zhuàngkuàng ；dàolǐ ）
name of items; things; a situation; an argument
hé shàng yī zhī bù zhīdào míngtang de shuǐ niǎo kāishǐ guāguājiào 。
An unknown bird starts tweeting on the river.
zhè wányìr shénme míngtang ，wǒ kàn bùchūlái 。
What's this thingamajig? I can't tell.
wǒmen tǎolùn le hěnjiǔ ，háishì méiyǒu tǎolùn chū gè míngtang lái 。
We've discussed this for so long, and yet we still can't come up with a worthwhile conclusion.
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